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SME develops platform to create more digitally connected smart homes

SME develops platform to create more digitally connected smart homes

Living Lab 2.0 will be a first-of-a-kind, agile and scalable real-world test environment for businesses innovating in the UK home energy market by upgrading existing homes.

UK plans regulatory “shake-up” to make way for transport tech

UK plans regulatory “shake-up” to make way for transport tech

Alongside the review, the government also announced £90 million in funding for technology trials in three new ‘future transport zones’.

UK's first converted 'electric avenue' announced

UK's first converted 'electric avenue' announced

Siemens has worked with ubitricity and Westminster City Council to convert 24 lampposts into EV charge points using existing city infrastructure.

UK to launch 100-plus electric forecourt network

UK to launch 100-plus electric forecourt network

Gridserve claims the forecourt’s superchargers can deliver up to 350kW of charging power, enabling people to charge vehicles within 20-30 minutes initially.

All-electric ride-hailing service extends its offering

All-electric ride-hailing service extends its offering

Start-up Go360 claims to offer a unique ride subscription model to help people get to work and transit hubs faster and easier using employee drivers.

Manchester unveils five-year climate action plan

Manchester unveils five-year climate action plan

The plan will sit alongside a citywide Climate Change Framework which sets out how the city as a whole can reach the agreed target of becoming zero carbon by 2038.

LA orders 155 electric buses

LA orders 155 electric buses

The first vehicles are expected to be in service by summer, with the full fleet deployed by the end of next year.

Retailers rethink last-mile deliveries to reduce emissions and meet customer expectations

Retailers rethink last-mile deliveries to reduce emissions and meet customer expectations

A new report by eDelivery explores how retailers and carriers are looking for new ways to reduce carbon emissions and meet customer expectations of sustainability.

Engenie begins roll-out of EV chargers in Cardiff

Engenie begins roll-out of EV chargers in Cardiff

The company will install 12 rapid charging points across the Welsh capital in 2020, powered by renewable energy and compatible with every EV on the market.

Autonomous shuttles deployed in Columbus neighbourhood

Autonomous shuttles deployed in Columbus neighbourhood

Operating in the South Linden neighbourhood of Columbus, the Leap (Linden Empowers All People) shuttle will seek to close first-mile/last-mile transit gaps.