The EU Parliament has given its final approval to new rules forcing the establishment of more electric vehicle recharging points and alternative fuel stations across Europe. In a vote on 15 April, it agreed to establish a new directive that will oblige member states to submit minimum proposed levels of refuelling and recharging stations, with EU wide standards including the use of common plugs for electric vehicles and standardised refuelling equipment for hydrogen and natural gas. Under EC proposals, just […]
Jesse Norman MP has taken on the role of secretary of state for roads, local transport and devolution at the DfT.
Another packed audience of 1,200 transport professionals assembled for the sixth annual Microlise Transport Conference at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry to hear a series of top class speakers outline the key challenges and opportunities facing the road transport industry.
Renault Trucks has put the first Master ZE full electric vehicle in Europe on the road with Kent County Council. The 57kW Master ZE nine-seat minibus has a 33kWh battery pack giving a range of 120km and will be used by Compaid, a charity helping disadvantaged people back into work.