Saturday, August 20, 2022

Swappable car batteries could accelerate UK’s transition to electric vehicles

A new paper "Battery-as-a-Service: an underexplored opportunity?" makes the case for why switching the UK electric vehicle (EV) model to Battery-as-a-Service (BaaS), could cut...

Assessing the Scottish Government’s ambitions for transport electrification: Realistic or not?

Neil Bruce of Edinburgh based law firm Burness Paull LLP takes an in-depth look at what is needed in terms of policy and investment...

How making your fleet eco-friendly protects your business

According to a national study by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, concern about the environment is currently polling at its highest level since 2008

Hackathon event aims to solve EV charging location puzzles

A hackathon event aims to harness programmers’ talents to create ideas that tackle the challenges around the successful roll out of electric vehicles (EVs)...
Ward Recycling

A growing relationship

A 15-YEAR relationship between a recycling company and a German manufacturer has continued with a recent order for three materials handlers. Ward Recycling, a family-owned...

Sponsored content: Power to the vehicle – EV chargepoint installation service launches

(Words: The Darcy Group) Listen very carefully and you can hear a quiet revolution taking place on roads across the UK, led by a growing...

UK bus company installs air cleaning technology to protect drivers from COVID-19

Warrington’s Own Buses has become the first bus company in the world to install air cleaning devices across its entire operational bus fleet, in...

New guidance for GHG emissions published by ADEPT and FHRG

New guidance has been issued, aimed at tackling one of the most pressing issues faced by local highways authorities (LHAs) - consistent carbon measurement...

Report calls for charge infrastructure strategy to accelerate shift to electric vehicles

Trade organisation says a rapid shift to electric vehicles is possible in the UK but a clear Government strategy on charging roll-out is needed The...

Intelligent Plant uses AI to improve productivity

Wet processing equipment maker CDE is exhibiting (at Bauma 2019) its "Intelligent Plant" product which utilises advances in machine learning and the Internet of...

Metal recycling group unveils new hybrid material handler at Liverpool Alexandra Docks

Giant material handler will help site meet 2040 net-zero sustainability target EMR (formerly European Metals Recycling) has introduced its first electrically-enabled material handler in the...

99% of electricians believe there are major risks with EV charging work

As the UK gears up to meet its Electrical Vehicle (EV) charging targets for 2030, and purchases of EVs continue to rise, a lack...

Fatberg removal firm invests in hydro cleaning combination mini unit

Eastbourne-based CountyClean Group - the firm behind the discovery and removal of a recent (celebrated?) fatberg for Thames Water - has invested in a...

New tool assesses climate change impact on Europe’s roads

The impact of climate change on our road network is climbing the list of national priorities. Across Europe, National Road Administrations (NRAs) are having...

FOI reveals half of NHS trusts are charging ahead with EV infrastructure, but off...

According to figures released on 17 June by power management firm Eaton, half (51%) of NHS trusts in the UK have installed EV Charging...

Leading the charge: One-stop installation

Darcy has introduced a new end-to-end service for the installation of electric vehicle (EV) charging points for commercial and industrial customers, called Devitech.

Cryogenic pump to offer sustainable alternative to diesel engines used for refrigeration in commercial...

A key milestone has been reached in a seemingly ground-breaking environmental transport programme led by Dearman Engine Company working with venture engineering specialist Productiv,...

New joystick steering tested in waste handling environment

Joystick steering has not been an especially prominent capability in the waste handling and recycling sectors. Insisting that this is about to change, Caterpillar®...

Verge-cutting mower head “gives biodiversity a winning edge”

Specialist contractor GVA has become the first UK customer for a new, environmentally-friendly mowing head designed to protect insects and other creatures. The ECO 1200...

Collaboration to harness EV batteries to help balance the grid

Partnership will implement "the UK’s biggest Virtual Power Plant" Energy company SSE and electric vehicle (EV) smart charging service provider Jedlix have signed a deal...