Sunday, August 18, 2019

Transport News

Government Europa brings you the latest Transport News from across the field of European Government Policy.

Women in transport: An EU platform for change

Women in Transport – an EU platform for change

Government Europa highlights the launch of a new EU initiative to boost the number of women in transport in Europe. The European Union has made...
HS2 high-speed rail project could cost double UK estimates

RFG warns UK’s HS2 high-speed rail project could cost double initial estimates

The Rail Freight Group has warned that the UK’s ambitious high-speed rail project could cost double the estimates given by the secretary of state...
European railway and infrastructure companies

How can European railway and infrastructure companies improve safety?

Government Europa Quarterly speaks to Executive Director of CER, Libor Lochman, about his association’s priorities for European railway and infrastructure companies in 2018. In order...
Rail radar positioning: a new revolution

A new revolution: rail radar positioning

Government Europa discusses the role of rail radar positioning in securing the safety and reliability of rail for passengers in Europe. As Europe’s trains are...
Electric car-sharing service launches in Portugal

Electric car-sharing service Emov expands into Portugal

French car company PSA Groupe has announced that it will expand its Emov electric car-sharing service to Lisbon, Portugal. The electric car-sharing service will launch...
Dundee electric vehicle project adds innovative energy storage system

Dundee electric vehicle project adds innovative energy storage system

UK company Connected Energy has been selected to supply an innovative energy storage system for an electric vehicle project in Dundee, Scotland. Connected Energy’s innovative...
VW funds shift towards zero-emission vehicles

VW agrees €20bn deal in shift towards zero-emission vehicles

Volkswagen has selected partners to provide battery cells and related technology worth around €20bn, in a shift towards zero-emission vehicles. The company, which is Europe’s...
Urban air mobility

The future of flight – urban air mobility

Government Europa speaks to Yves Morier about the complications of modern day aviation – from unmanned aircraft to on-demand urban air mobility – and...
EU charges UK for undervaluation fraud on imports from China © Henry Burrows

EU to charge UK €2.7bn for undervaluation fraud on imports

The European Commission has accused the UK of failing to prevent undervaluation fraud on imports from China, and is demanding €2.7bn in customs duties...
Fuel cell drive for trains project © Hugh Llewelyn

Fuel cell drive for trains project approved

Siemens and Ballard Power Systems Inc. have received approval for funding for the development of fuel cell drive for trains. The two companies plan to...

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