Saturday, August 20, 2022

Electric cars uptake accelerating in Scotland

Interest in electric cars in Scotland is accelerating, possibly thanks in part to a zero-interest loan fund from the Scottish Government. More than half...

Major commercial electric vehicle project to begin in the UK in 2019

A major trial of commercial electric vehicles (EVs) has been given the green light by UK energy regulator Ofgem, bringing together leading power, technology,...

“Revolutionary” technology to help clean air quality for Londoners

What is described as a ground-breaking technology developed in the UK will be fitted to rubbish trucks in Westminster, in the bid to reduce...

Award-winning software aims to simplify the process of planning and executing underground excavation work

Utility service provider Morrison Utility Services (MUS) is undertaking a 12-month trial of Virtual Trial Hole Assistant (VTA), a software tool that the firm...

Tracked excavator helps recycling firm keep on top of inert material

In its third year of operation, Recycle Southern’s Elbridge Farm Recycling Centre, has been getting busier and busier. And helping to keep operations flowing...

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,...
Hydrogen powered vehicle concept

Pop goes the diesel? Leaks and other hazards on the hydrogen roadmap

The race is on to develop the technology to exploit hydrogen fuel, widely regarded as offering the most promising pathway to a zero-carbon economy. And while it took over 40 years to bring solar and wind power to cost parity with legacy energy sources, those banking on hydrogen (everyone, it seems) are hoping to squeeze that development work into a much shorter timeframe. Envirotec surveys recent progress.

Royal Mail commences emissions-cutting tyres trial with electric vans

Royal Mail has embarked on a six to nine-month trial of new tyres on a number of electric vehicles (EVs). The tyres are specially...

More than two-thirds of UK business cars and vans could be electrified, says research

More than two thirds (70%) of cars and LCVs currently being used commercially in the UK could be replaced by electric models, according to...
ASH Waste Services,

Boldly going…

A recycling specialist has admitted it has taken “a bold step” by buying its first Mercedes-Benz truck. The 6x4 Econic 2629LL was supplied to Wrexham-based...

Improved driver behaviour cuts cost

A look at how Gateshead council is making cost savings through the use of telematics MANAGING a fleet of over 500 vehicles ranging from cars...

EV charging stations outnumber fuel stations, less than 100 years after the first petrol...

There are now almost 1,000 more public places to charge electric cars than there are forecourts to pump petrol in the UK – 9,300 EV charging locations compared to 8,400 fuel stations .

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...

Report supports case for biogas as an HGV fuel

Study for British bioenergy company shows that biogas generated from food & beverage process residues offers a low-carbon commercial transport fuel for the future New...

VW scandal spotlights fraudulent emissions testing procedures

As the VW emissions rigging scandal continues to unfold in the US, it seems likely that fraudulent testing procedures have had an even bigger...

Group calls for London’s Engine Off initiative to be adopted by the rest of...

Traffic and transportation research firm TRL is calling for local authorities to replicate a new evidence-based Idling Action London initiative - presented at the...

France takes the lead in electric vehicle infrastructure provision, says new countries index

France appears to come out on top for electric vehicle infrastructure

Silicon valley startup develops hydrogen fuel cell powertain for potential zero-emissions aviation

Presented as a milestone in the effort to make aviation sustainable and reduce its greenhouse gas emissions, start-up firm ZeroAvia announced on 14 August...

Delivering cleaner vehicles and better air quality: Educational roadshow returns to Scotland

An initiative with a brief to help drive up safety and compliance standards in the transport sector (including in relation to air quality and...
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...