Green Plates no driving force for UK authorities yet
In December last year, the UK saw the introduction of green license plates to designate zero-emission vehicles. The number plates were also to enable local authorities to grant electric vehicles special rights. However, the uptake is lagging as new findings suggest.
Jump e-bikes return to London via Lime
Jump’s bright red e-bikes return. The new owner Lime was last caught scrapping many of the electric bikes after taking over the service from Uber. London is now the first city in Europe where e-bikes are making a comeback, and more cities are to follow. + + Kindly see our update below + +
UK: Ultra Low Emission bus scheme worth £48m
The British government has setup a pot worth 48 million pounds to help England and Wales buy greener buses. Local authorities and operators will be ask to bid for their share of the fund to buy low-emission buses and charging infrastructure.
£8.8M OLEV funding to improve H2 infrastructure in UK
A consortium including ITM Power, Shell, Toyota, Honda and Hyundai has won £8.8 million in funding from the British Department for Transport. They are to improve the UK’s network of hydrogen filling stations by improving existing ones and also installing new sites.