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  • Rethink clear air zones, says RHA June 21, 2019
    The Road Haulage Association says that the government needs to rethink its approach on improving air quality as it is failing to deliver on its own policies. Leeds and Birmingham City Councils have both announced that the launch of their 2020 clean air zones have been ‘significantly postponed’, blaming government delays in delivering key digital. […]
    Maria Highland
  • CiTTi exhibition launch a success June 21, 2019
    The CiTTi exhibition which was held at the MK Arena in Milton Keynes on the 18th and 19th of June featured packed seminar sessions and lots of high-quality conversations with exhibitors. Solutions on show included ridesharing, last-mile solutions, vehicle charging, electric bikes, radar solutions, fleet and vehicle optimising platforms, MaaS solutions, mobile devices and many […]
    Maria Highland
  • Get the right vehicle for the right job, says the FTA June 18, 2019
    Today at the CiTTi exhibition being held at MK Area in Milton Keynes FTA head of South England and urban policy Natalie Chapman spoke out the challenges presented to the logistics industry within cities. Chapman explained that everything in the city is serviced by logistics and as it stands populations in cites are on the […]
    Maria Highland
  • John Lewis carbon plan under scrutiny at CiTTi June 18, 2019
    On Tuesday at the CiTTi exhibition which is taking place at Arena MK in Milton Keynes, John Lewis Partnership CEng FIMechE general manager – fleet, Justin Laney spoke about John Lewis’ strategy for a zero-carbon fleet by 2045. As a company John Lewis is aiming to reduce its carbon emissions in all areas, not just by […]
    Maria Highland
  • CiTTi exhibition opens tomorrow! June 17, 2019
    The City Transport & Traffic Innovation (CiTTi) Exhibition will take place on the 18 and 19 June at the MK Arena, Milton Keynes. The CiTTi exhibition will explore how innovations within traffic and transport help the movement of people and goods through an urban environment safely and efficiently. Solutions on show will include ridesharing, last-mile […]
    Maria Highland
  • Electric cargo trike gets market approval June 13, 2019
    The RadBurro electric cargo trike from Rad Power Bikes has received L2e-U type-approval and is set to make its European debut in June at the CiTTi exhibition at Arena MK on the 18th and 19th June 2019. The RadBurro electric cargo trike allows for 1,500-watts of clean electric power, 200Nm of torque and has a […]
    Maria Highland
  • Government launches e-bike cycle scheme June 12, 2019
    The Government has launched a refreshed Cycle to Work scheme to incentivise the use of electric bikes and enable commuters to boost their health, benefit the environment and speed up their journey to work. The e-bikes have an integrated motor that helps a cyclist pedal, allowing them to reach speeds of up to 15.5 mph. […]
    Maria Highland
  • AppyParking expands to Blue Badge holders June 11, 2019
    Blue Badge holders can now use the AppyParking mobile app to see real-time occupancy of 188 accessible parking bays across London. The app uses AppyParking’s smart sensor solution to provide information to Blue Badge holders as to where accessible bays are and if they are available. The app also shows location, rules and prices for […]
    Maria Highland
  • Amazon reveals new drone design  June 10, 2019
    Amazon has revealed its latest autonomous latest Prime Air drone design that can fly up to 15 miles and deliver packages under five pounds to customers in less than 30 minutes. Chief executive of Amazon Worldwide Consumer Jeff Wilke said: “We expect to scale Prime Air both quickly and efficiently, delivering packages via drone to […]
    Maria Highland
  • Scania reveals multi-purpose concept vehicle June 10, 2019
    Scania has unveiled a battery electric self-driving urban concept vehicle designed to carry commuters in the morning and evening, deliver goods during the day and collect refuse at night. The front and rear drive modules of the NXT can be fitted to a bus body, a distribution truck body or a refuse collector enabling the […]
    Maria Highland