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Nov 15, 2015

Stagecoach bus depots to light up with solar

The Stagecoach Group has announced plans to install solar panels at a number of its bus depots across the UK.
Oct 27, 2015

Wyre Forest staff test drive electric cars

Two senior officers from Wyre Forest District Council have been testing the latest electric vehicles.
Oct 09, 2015

London councils bid for electric car funding

The London Councils group has joined forces with the Mayor of London and Transport for London (TfL) and submitted a joint bid for £20 million in funding from the Office for Low Emissions Vehicles (OLEV).
Sep 30, 2015

Local authority gets car club cash

Poole Borough Council has been awarded £39,000 by the Carplus organisation to help launch a car club in the town.
Sep 25, 2015

West Sussex to get more rapid charging points for electric cars

Four public rapid charging points are being installed in West Sussex, which can charge an electric car to within 80% of full power inside 30 minutes.
Sep 13, 2015

Councils invited to bid for “Green bus” cash

The Government is inviting local authorities across England to bid for a share of £5 million funding to fit buses with green technology.
Sep 12, 2015

York City Council to test new fuel additive

York City Council has joined forces with Unipart Rail to become the first local authority in the UK to trial a new fuel additive.
Sep 11, 2015

Electric car charging points arrive in Cheltenham

Cheltenham Borough Council has installed electric vehicle charging points in each of its multi-storey car parks.

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Jun 25, 2015

Life after EVs: Can we repurpose old electric car batteries to charge new ones?

Future Transport Systems, a company offering R&D and consultancy in the fields of mobility and energy management, examines novel opportunities for re-using electric vehicle batteries to store and optimise renewable energy.