Bigger, better electric vehicle charging network launches

A new West of England partnership has formed to revamp the region’s electric vehicle (EV) charging network and accelerate the take-up of zero or low emission vehicles. Bristol City Council, along with local authorities for Bath and North East Somerset, South Gloucestershire and North Somerset, will be upgrading the current ‘Source West’ EV charging point […]

Electric charge-points for Hackney Carriage Vehicles

The Council has been awarded a grant from the Department for Transport to install 4 rapid charging units in Bristol for the use of Hackney carriage drivers. These will become part of the public charging network for the West of England, known as Revive. We are keen to hear your views on switching to electric […]

Clean air plan for Bristol

Last month, Cabinet approved the Outline Business Case (OBC) for plans to improve air quality in the city in order to meet targets for Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) legal limits. The Outline Business Case (OBC), which has now been submitted to Government, recommends Bristol becomes the first city in the UK to take the bold step […]

Drivers who leave their engines on when parked should be fined

Seven-in-10 drivers (72%) want to see councils tackle motorists who leave their engines running when parked with 44% of those saying officials should tell them to switch off and then fine them if they refuse, new RAC research* has found. While councils already have the power to take action against drivers who idle their vehicles […]

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