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Electric car in charging station
By James Westley: Thursday 23rd March, 2017

One-hundred percent electric vehicles: what if?

European countries are on the march to phase out Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) vehicles; last year Norway pledged to ban the sale of fossil-fuel burning vehicles by 2025 which was followed closely by Germany and The Netherlands making similar commitments for 2030. This month, the UK announced investment in Electric Vehicle (EV) battery technology as […]

Solar panel station adjacent to road
By James Westley: Wednesday 8th March, 2017

The road to sustainability: are solar roads and walkways the way of the future?

In the last five years, there has been an increasing trend in fitting roads and pathways with solar panels, making these otherwise dead spaces work harder towards a greener future. The latest of these is the world’s first solar panelled road which was opened in December 2016 in Normandy. Costing the French tax payer €5m, […]

By admin: Wednesday 6th April, 2011

Can intelligent transport solutions save lives?

According to a recent article published by Autoblog, nearly all of us are either safer than, or as safe as, the average driver.  In other words, it must be all the ‘others’ out there who cause the accidents.  However, whichever way you cut it, there are still way too many automobile accidents each year.  Wiki […]