All aboard! UK’s first hydrogen-powered train starts trial journeys today

The DfT says the technology deployed in the train will be available by 2023 to retrofit current in-service trains to hydrogen

Government announces £12m to turbocharge UK’s EV transformation

The funds will be shared by projects which make use of the most innovative EV technologies, including one that promises a six-minute battery charge

Could driverless vehicles become the norm in UK streets from 2021?

The UK Government is seeking views about a system which can control all of a vehicle’s movements without the driver having to do anything

UK public EV charging points ‘increase fivefold in five years’

The UK’s network of rapid charging units has seen 363% growth since 2015, according to a new report from the DfT

Is pedalling bringing us together or driving us apart?  

A special report on FNZ explores how willing we are to pay for cleaner ways of travelling

UK to spend £2bn to create ‘new era of cycling and walking’

Pop-up bike lanes, wider pavements, safer junctions and cycle and bus-only corridors will be created in the UK within weeks as part of a £250 million emergency active travel fund

E-scooters and medical drone deliveries ‘could green UK transport’

Plans to allow e-scooters on UK roads have been unveiled by the UK Government, which has launched a consultation to make transport safer and greener

The 3.6m UK cars licensed in the last decade ‘would cover entire the British coastline’

This increase of cars has been said to ‘worsen road conditions, air quality and increase dramatically carbon emissions’

UK councils win £21m to boost green transport

The government has awarded £21 million of funding to councils across the country to boost green transport. A total of 23 councils and local authorities will receive a share of the fund to develop their initiatives towards promoting cheap, clean and healthy forms of travel options. Some of the successful bidders include Birmingham City Council, […]

UK funds £25m in greener fuel technology

The Department for Transport is funding £25 million for green fuel projects. Companies Celtic Renewables in Edinburgh, Advanced Plasma Power in Swindon and Nova Pangaea Technologies from Tees Valley will receive a share of the loan which will help boost the local industry. The projects will convert whisky, household and forestry waste into biofuel. They […]