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Remote autonomous car-hailing trial now live in Milton Keynes

British start-up Imperium Drive has started its Fetch trial in Milton Keynes that will see remote-controlled driverless vehicles used as a car-hailing service. The technology enables users to summon an unmanned vehicle via a smartphone app, which is driven by a remote driver to their location. The customer then drives the car normally to their

Milton Keynes 'Mushrooms' Charging Hub (Image: T. Larkum)

Milton Keynes Mushrooms: A New Generation of Charging Stations

Driving from Northampton to Surrey to visit my family over Christmas I was due to go past the new Milton Keynes Charging Hub so took the opportunity to call in. The Hub was developed by Milton Keynes Council with a government grant, with the charging infrastructure provided by BP Chargemaster. I had heard on social

Slow Charging the ZOE at Highgate (Image: T. Larkum)

‘Milton Keynes Promise’ underway with first charge point installed for on-street charging

Milton Keynes has delivered the first charging point under the council’s ‘MK Promise’, which sets out to provide overnight electric vehicle (EV) charging within a short walk of a new EV owner without off-street parking facilities. The Chargemaster Fastcharge unit has been installed at Wavendon House, a 17th-century Grade II-listed former outpost of Bletchley Park,

Electric Avenue: MK City Centre Hub

Electric Car Heaven 4: Future Benefits

In January 2016, Milton Keynes was awarded Go Ultra Low City status alongside Bristol, London and Nottingham and secured multi-million pound investment from the UK Government. The cities and regions each received a share of £40 million funding by proposing innovative ideas to encourage drivers to choose an electric car. Milton Keynes Council received £9