9 Mar 2021
Sustainable Trains for London's Piccadilly Line
Transport for London and Siemens Mobility have unveiled the detailed design of the new generation Tube trains for the Piccadilly line, which will soon be in production to replace the existing 1970s fleet.
14 Aug 2020
London Bus Garage Becomes World's Largest Vehicle-to-Grid Site
A North London bus garage is set to become a 'virtual power station', generating electricity from buses when not in use. Following a transformation to garage nearly 100 new zero-emission electric buses, Northumberland Park is now one of the biggest electric bus facilities in Europe. The project, called Bus2Grid, is believed to be the world's largest vehicle-to-grid trial site.
2 Jul 2020
Landmark Hydrogen Move for London and UK
A significant step has been made in fuelling hydrogen buses on the streets of the UK with Ryse Hydrogen signing a three-year contract with Suttons Tankers to transport bulk hydrogen gas to different locations in the UK, starting with London.
28 Jan 2020
Nissan and Uber Advance Zero-Emission in London
Nissan and Uber have signed a deal to support the introduction of 2,000 all-electric Nissan LEAFs for drivers who use the Uber app.
24 Dec 2019
UK's First 24/7 Zero Emission Street
The City of London Corporation has backed plans to launch the UK's first 24/7 zero emission street in a bid to improve air quality in the Square Mile.
13 Dec 2019
Growing Underground is a British vertical farming company operating out of a World War 2 air raid shelter 33 metres below the streets of London. In December 2019, IDTechEx Analyst Dr Michael Dent visited the Growing Underground farm to learn about their process and taste their crops.
8 Oct 2019
Driverless cars operate safely in London
The DRIVEN consortium celebrated a key milestone in a 30-month government-supported project by demonstrating the capabilities of a fleet of self-driving vehicles in London's challenging and complex urban environment.
13 May 2019
World-first hydrogen double decker buses to tackle London's toxic air
The world's first hydrogen double decker buses will be introduced on three London bus routes next year, helping tackle the capital's air quality crisis.
14 Feb 2019
BYD rolls out its 50,000th pure electric bus
BYD boasts the world's largest selection of battery electric buses, and a clientele that spans across 300 cities around the world.
16 Apr 2018
Fastned wins another tender in the UK
Fastned will build and operate fast charging stations in Newcastle and Sunderland.
29 Nov 2016
Hybrid ferries for the River Thames
The ferries shall be operating the link between Woolwich and North Woolwich across the River Thames. The Woolwich Ferry has been operating since 1889 and carries around 20 000 vehicles and 2.6 million passengers a year across the River Thames.
24 Mar 2016
First pure electric double decker buses on streets of London
A short ceremony welcomed the arrival on London streets of a global first - a completely emissions free pure electric double decker especially designed and developed for Transport for London by BYD.
18 Jan 2016
UK bus sector sees threefold rise in new low emission vehicles
More than half of all new buses and coaches registered in 2015 met the latest Euro-VI emissions standard, marking a threefold increase compared with 2014.
21 Oct 2015
ITM Power receives the UK's First Toyota Mirai FCEV
ITM Power is pleased to announce that it has officially received the first Toyota Mirai fuel cell electric vehicle to be delivered in the UK.
16 Oct 2015
Toyota to deliver fleet of mirai FCEVs to London
Toyota is set to deliver 12 brand new Mirai hydrogen powered vehicles to London.
23 Sep 2015
Hyundai welcomes opening of ultra-green hydrogen filling station
Drivers of Hyundai's ix35 Fuel Cell, the only fuel cell car on sale in the UK, can now fill up with hydrogen at one of the world's greenest filling stations, located just off the M1 motorway near Sheffield.
4 Sep 2015
SMMT EV working group meeting London 3.9.15
This excellent meeting saw an update from the UK Government Office for Low Emission Vehicles, the REV Technical Working Group and Transport for London. An EV consumer panel reported on consumer-related aspects with analysis by What Car? Magazine, Green Publishing and Ford's Car Club renting out cars.