Mandatory MOT tests for car, van and motorcycle owners in England, Scotland and Wales are to be reintroduced from August 1, Roads Minister Baroness Vere has announced. But any vehicle with an MOT due date before August 1 will still receive a six-month exemption.
New portable Sany Car car sanitiser uses Ozone to combat Covid-19 without need for hands-on cleaning
A new device has been launched, which its makers claim can sterilise a vehicle interior in around half an hour.
Thirteen electric vehicle charging points are to be installed in the West Midlands town of Bromsgrove after the council signed a deal with energy provider Engie.
Licence fees for black cab and private hire taxis have been cut by Wolverhampton Council in a bid to help firms and drivers hit by coronavirus.
Taxi and private hire drivers “should” wear face coverings from next Monday, though private hire vehicles and taxis are not included in new Department for Transport rules that make it mandatory for public transport staff and passengers to wear face coverings.
Veezu has introduced new safety measures across its fleet as the prevention of Covid-19 becomes a way of everyday life and people seek a safe alternative to public transport.
C-charge and ULEZ reinstated, with longer hours and higher charges to follow as TfL pays the price for Covid-19 bail-out
Beleaguered private hire drivers are having to pay the London Congestion and Ultra Low Emission Zone charges again – despite the fact that the Coronavirus Lockdown has not been lifted.
Autocab is extending its relief measures for its customers with a new scheme that will allow them to defer license fees for the Ghost system by 50% for four months.
Both Addison Lee and Uber have confirmed that they will fit partition screens in their car fleet, following the release of new government guidelines which clarified that the screens were acceptable.
Leeds-based airport taxi specialist Arrow Cars has established a partnership with nationwide distribution company Yodel to help deliver food and other goods during the Coronavirus crisis.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has this week bowed to pressure from business groups and launched a further loan scheme to help small businesses through the Coronavirus crisis.
Leading healthcare transport provider HATS Group is equipping 100 of its vehicles with AirBubbl air-filtration devices, following research that suggests they can lower the risk of drivers contracting the Covid-19 virus.
CityFleet uses ComCab black taxis to deliver parcels to vulnerable London residents in new TfL scheme
CityFleet Networks, which operates private hire and taxi businesses in London and a number of other UK cities, is using its ComCab London taxi drivers to deliver food and prescription parcels to vulnerable people during the Covid-19 lockdown.
Kapten private hire app to become part of taxi app Free Now as Daimler-BMW mobility venture restructures
Minicab app Kapten, launched last year to compete with Uber, has merged with Free Now, its sister company that offers a black cab service in London and virtual hailing of taxis across Europe.
GEM warns motorists to watch their speed during Covid-19 lockdown after eight deaths on London roads
Road safety and breakdown assistance organisation GEM Motoring Assist is asking drivers to pay close attention to their speed while during the Covid-19 lockdown.
Addison Lee and Zeelo team up to provide cleaner London transport alternative for hospitals and healthcare workers
Addison Lee has partnered with coach platform Zeelo to source up to 10,000 vehicles in London through the Coronavirus outbreak. The vehicles will be used to provide safe transport and reliable logistics to support hospitals and healthcare workers.
The Financial Conduct Authority is adding car finance to the temporary relief measures aimed at supporting households facing sudden financial hardship as result of the coronavirus epidemic.
Taxi comparison app Minicabit has launched a charity initiative in partnership with The Fishmongers Charitable Trust to enable the public to fund free cabs for frontline NHS staff.
Autocab has allocated £500,000 to help operators in need with the creation of an Operator Relief Fund.
Newcastle-upon-Tyne-based Blueline Taxis has launched as app-based delivery service that allows customers to choose products from a range of shops and have them delivered to their home via a Blueline car.
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