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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Fastned wins another tender in the UK
Fastned will build and operate fast charging stations in Newcastle and Sunderland.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Toyota to deliver fleet of mirai FCEVs to London
Toyota is set to deliver 12 brand new Mirai hydrogen powered vehicles to London.
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.
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.
Rapid progress with pure electric buses
China is where most of the hybrid and pure electric buses will be made and sold over the coming decade.
Electric buses: huge opportunities for electric motors
From Hamburg to Paris, city authorities are forcing bus operators to go pollution-free at point of use by a set date and that will almost always mean pure-electric battery buses.
Nissan's electric taxi to be launched in 2015
Nissan plan to have an electric taxi on the streets of London in 2015 - years ahead of the Mayor's target of 2020 for the development of a zero-emissions taxi.
Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV exempt from London congestion charge
Mitsubishi Motors in the UK is pleased to announce the new Outlander PHEV will be exempt from the London Congestion Charge.
£5m for London hybrid buses
The Transport for London has secured £5m from the Department for Transport's (DfT's) Green Bus Fund.