Government

MPs: Government "has no clear plan" for 2030 ICE ban

The Public Accounts Committee says the UK government needs to take action to guide consumers through the switch to EVs

19 May 2021
Government

Transport minister: "Huge amount to do" on EV infrastructure

Rachel Maclean admits that more rapid and home chargers are needed for wider adoption of EVs

12 May 2021
Government

Rule change could allow self-driving cars in UK by end of 2021

Cars with lane-keeping assistance could be allowed to drive autonomously on motorways at up to 37mph

28 April 2021
Government

Report: Driving tests delayed eight months as lockdown eases

Survey suggests that more than 1,160,000 learner drivers are waiting to take their tests

9 April 2021
Government

Driving tests to resume in England and Wales

Driving tests can recommence from 22 April in England and Wales, the DVSA has confirmed

7 April 2021
Government

DVLA strike begins as union demands home working

DVLA staff begin four-day strike amid dispute over Covid-19 workplace safety measures

6 April 2021
Safety

Smart motorway radar could miss 15% of stopped vehicles

Report suggests tech fails to detect 15% of stationary vehicles, as Highways England admits to errors

23 March 2021
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Government

Government cuts electric car grant from £3000 to £2500

Electric cars costing more than £35,000 will now no longer be eligible for the incentive

18 March 2021
Environment

Government pledges £3m to create UK’s first hydrogen transport hub

New hub will research and trial hydrogen as an alternative fuel

17 March 2021
Safety

Highways England launches smart motorway safety campaign

Advertising push features a take on famous Pet Shop Boys song Go West; costs estimated at £5m

11 March 2021

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