Local authorities and bus companies have been awarded a share of £11 million under the government’s ‘Low emission bus scheme’ to help buy 153 cleaner buses.

A sum of £8.1 million has been allocated by the government to fund the trial of small convoys of partially driverless lorries on UK roads.

New bright orange emergency areas are being trialled on the M25 to improve visibility so they are more obvious on smart motorways.


The ADBA Biomethane and Gas Vehicle Conference will debate the role of biofuels in the government’s Clean Air Strategy.

Learner drivers will soon be able to have lessons on motorways in a bid to improve road safety.

Birmingham new street

Rail passengers will get new longer trains with more seats and more space as nearly £1 billion is invested in services on the West Midlands network.

Cambridge North station

The station is set to serve up to 3,000 commuters a day and is helping to cut traffic congestion into the city centre

Electric car charging

Cenex has announced its plans for the development of the National Chargepoint Registry (NCR), working in partnership with green energy software systems specialist Apetrel Systems.

Councils across England have been awarded funding in order to carry out major road improvements as part of a £75 million government investment.

A new scheme which aims to make London a ‘fairer, greener, healthier’ city by encouraging the use of alternative transport modes has been announced by mayor, Sadiq Khan.

The Department for Transport (DfT) has announced plans for new bi-mode trains with more seats and better on-board facilities.

Data has shown that people using the London Underground can inhale more than 12 million toxic particles a minute, according to Transport for London (TfL) data.

Oxford City Council plans to install £500,000 of electric vehicle charging points for taxis and to phase out older, high-emitting hackney cabs from the city.

Electric car charging

A £20 million government investment is set to help develop electric vehicles capable of returning electricity to the grid.

Diesel drivers will be charged an extra £2.45 to park in certain parts of central London as part of plans to tackle air pollution.

The most polluting buses in the capital are going to be upgraded to cut their emissions by 95 per cent