A three-year £30 million programme that will encourage councils to decarbonise local roads has been launched by ADEPT (the Association of Directors of Environment, Economy, Planning and Transport).Read more
The latest electric vehicle charging statistics released by the Department for Transport (DfT) show that since 1 July 2021 the number of public devices has increased by 31%, corresponding to a total of 7,637. The number of rapid devices increased by 31%, with an additional 1,423.Read more
The government has set out a proposal to phase out the sale of new fossil-fuelled motorbikes and mopeds by 2035, or even earlier for some vehicles.Read more
More than 200 people from local and national government, technology companies, consultants and academics attended the Transport Technology Forum’s (TTF) annual conference at the Marriott Hotel in Liverpool in May.Read more
Electric vehicle (EV) registrations have more than doubled in the north of England, according to new figures released today (24 May) by the Department for Transport (DfT).Read more
A FairCharge analysis of Department for Transport (DfT) figures has revealed that public money spent on installing off-street residential Electric Vehicle (EV) chargers is more than just over 15 times what has been spent on public on-street residential chargers.Read more
Twenty DAF LF Electric vehicles are entering service with a range of public bodies including the National Health Service (NHS) and local authorities, as part of the Battery Electric Truck Trial (BETT) funded by the Department for Transport (DfT).Read more
The £30 million in government funding will support pioneering projects to decarbonise local highways infrastructure across the UK.Read more
The Department for Transport (DfT) has confirmed a £1.05bn grant to transform road, bus, rail, tram, cycling and walking infrastructure across to the West Midlands, including investment in EV charging. The City Region Sustainable Transport Settlement (CRSTS) money, topped up with local funding, will deliver £1.3bn investment over the next five years.Read more
A report published by the Electric Vehicle Energy Taskforce shows that the UK can deliver the tenfold increase in charge points needed to hit Net Zero but identifies five key ‘enabling conditions’ that must be met.
The Taskforce has calculated that the UK needs between 253,000 and 661,000 extra chargepoints by 2035 (with a central estimate of 490,000).