A new All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) has been set up to boost awareness of the benefits and opportunities of electric and automated vehicles. The cross-party group wants to ensure the UK is able to support growth in new technology and innovation post-Brexit. Chaired by Conservative MP Dame Cheryl Gillan (former Secretary of State for Wales), the group will focus on vehicle advancement, infrastructure roll out, manufacturing opportunities, international trade, emissions reduction and boosting road safety. While the APPG launch announcement […]
The government has confirmed that it plans to trial truck platoons on the UK’s strategic road network in the 2016 spring Budget.
DPD has announced it will be trialling Scandinavian start-up Volta Trucks’ 16-tonne electric delivery vehicle in the New Year.
The Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP) online annual conference will focus on how the UK can seize the opportunity for an investment-led green recovery in road transport as we emerge from the pandemic. The event will also provide a forum for policy ideas and proposals to help inform the government’s 2020 Transport Decarbonisation Plan. The LowCVP’s annual conference has been a leading event in the environmental transport calendar for over 15 years, regularly attracting government ministers, key civil servants and […]