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First Shortlist for 2017 LowCVP Low Carbon Champions Awards Announced

First Shortlist for 2017 LowCVP Low Carbon Champions Awards Announced

🕔10:54, 7.Aug 2017

The Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP) has announced the shortlist for the first two categories of the 2017 edition of the prestigious Low Carbon Champions Awards. The Champions Awards celebrate innovation and best practice in the UK’s accelerating drive to

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Emissions Statement: New Project Helps Authorities To Control City Air Quality

Emissions Statement: New Project Helps Authorities To Control City Air Quality

🕔10:50, 7.Aug 2017

Cenex, the UK’s first Centre of Excellence for low carbon technologies, has joined with Leeds City Council to announce the launch of Project ACCRA, a collaboration between Leeds City Council, Cenex, the Transport Systems Catapult, Earthsense, Dynniq, and Tevva Motors

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Help Make Manchester Smarter

Help Make Manchester Smarter

🕔11:11, 3.Jul 2017

Manchester City Council is launching a preliminary market consultation to address challenges that have come out of a review of city centre issues. The City Centre Review took place in late 2016 and identified a number of areas that we

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LowCVP Conference Highlights Need to Tackle City-Level Pollution and Climate Challenges

LowCVP Conference Highlights Need to Tackle City-Level Pollution and Climate Challenges

🕔10:01, 28.Jun 2017

With road transport squarely in the spotlight as a key to tackling both air quality and climate challenges, the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership is launching a new multi-faceted work programme which aims to speed the transformation to cleaner vehicles and fuels.

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“Euston, this is Emission Control”

“Euston, this is Emission Control”

🕔09:28, 15.Jun 2017

An ambitious multi-year programme to breathe fresh life into, and cleaner air from, Transport for London’s fleet of thousands of buses is built on technology from Johnson Matthey, a global leader in science that makes the world cleaner and healthier. 

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Ready, Somerset, Go: NewMotion expands its UK EV charging network

Ready, Somerset, Go: NewMotion expands its UK EV charging network

🕔16:04, 12.Jun 2017

NewMotion, Europe’s leading charge point provider for electric vehicles (EVs) has won a contract with electric vehicle charge point installers, Elmtronics and North Somerset council in the UK to convert existing charge points onto their charge network. NewMotion has converted the

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NEW ISSUE OUT NOW! Achieving Change in the Thinking City

NEW ISSUE OUT NOW! Achieving Change in the Thinking City

🕔13:51, 12.Jun 2017

The new issue of Thinking Cities, Thinking Highways’ sister title that focuses on smart transport solutions for cities and regions, is online now and features contributions from an intriguing selection of cities of all shapes, sizes and history. We also

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British Standards Institute launches smart cities data sharing guide

British Standards Institute launches smart cities data sharing guide

🕔10:01, 28.Apr 2017

BSI, the British Standards Institute, has launched a new guide on establishing a framework for sharing data and information services in cities. PAS 183:2017 Smart Cities – guide to establishing a decision-making framework for sharing data and information services – was

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A New Era for Automobile Barcelona

A New Era for Automobile Barcelona

🕔10:28, 26.Apr 2017

Enrique Lacalle, chairman of Automobile Barcelona, has presented the latest updates on this year’s show, which will be taking place from 11-21 May at Fira de Barcelona. He emphasised the great economic state of the industry, with Spain being second

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Polis and ‘Safer City Streets’ Co-operate for Safer Roads

Polis and ‘Safer City Streets’ Co-operate for Safer Roads

🕔14:31, 21.Apr 2017

Cities from the Polis network and from the International Transport Forum’s ‘Safer City Streets’ network meet in Paris today. Local authorities from Europe and around the world work together to protect people from road crashes. Every minute, a person is killed

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