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Chargemaster set to install 150 charge points for Lancashire CC

Chargemaster

Chargemaster recently announced that they will be installing 150 electric vehicle charge points in Lancashire, as requested by the region’s County Council. The roll out will begin in the first months of 2018, which will include 18 Ultracharge rapid chargers, offering CCS CHAdeMO and Type 2 charging. Also included will be 66 dual socket fast units for use with a ... Read More »

Transport Committee launch inquiry into the potential of MaaS

MaaS

Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) is a broad term for a range of digital transport service platforms, from quite niche online car and bike-sharing schemes to hugely popular, high profile taxi and private hire smartphone apps including Uber and Lyft. MaaS apps can provide value for money, convenient, on demand services and are transforming how people, particularly younger people in cities, consume urban ... Read More »

Learner drivers are now able to join motorways on lessons

motorways

The Department for Transport has announced that learner drivers are now able to have lessons on motorways in a bid to improve road safety. Learners will be able to join motorways starting in 2018 when the law comes into effect. Learner drivers will have to be in the company of an approved driving instructor in a dual control car, so ... Read More »

City of London receives funding to install 1,500 EV charging points

EV Charging Points

The Department for Transport has handed over £4.5 million to London boroughs to enable them to provide more EV charging points for public use, which they believe will hopefully give people confidence to acquire an electric vehicle without having to worry about lack of charging points available when they’re out on the road. In total, 25 boroughs have each received up to ... Read More »