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First hydrogen-powered train starts trials today

First hydrogen-powered train starts trials today: The UK mainline will see the first-ever hydrogen-powered train on its track today. The HydroFLEX train trial today follows development work of almost two years and investment by both Porterbrook and the University of Birmingham of more than £1 million. The Department for Transport (DfT) also supported the project…
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£12m new funding for EV transformation announced

£12m new funding for EV transformation announced: £12 million of new funding to support electric vehicle (EV) research projects has been announced by the UK Government. The funding will benefit projects that will integrate the most promising electric transport technologies, which underpins the government’s commitment to driving down emissions and encouraging more UK drivers to…
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Driverless vehicles could be coming from 2021

Driverless vehicles could be coming from 2021: A call for evidence has come from the UK Government to see how a technology could fit into the current road network, called Automated Lane-Keeping System (ALKS) it may make make driving easier and smoother. Able to take control of a vehicle at low speeds, the ALKS technology…
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Is cycle power bringing us together or driving us apart?

Is cycle power bringing us together: With the measures of a worldwide lockdown against the virus being eased gradually and people trying to gather up the pieces of shattered economies, what lessons have we all learned from this crisis? Governments around the world are starting to introduce measures to promote greener mobility in a bid…
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