Monthly Archives: May 2014

BT catapults MK into IoT

Buckinghamshire town Milton Keynes is set to become an Internet of Things (IoT) trailblazer thanks to a new initiative being led by BT and IoT/M2M specialist Neul. The two companies have signed a memorandum of understanding with Connected Digital Economy … Continue reading

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Bletchley Park Trust to fund Alan Turing education role.

The Bletchley Park Trust is to fund an educational ‘Turing Education Officer’ role at its site in Milton Keynes and will support teaching experiences for young and disadvantaged children. This is the third such position created at the Trust in … Continue reading

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City of Milan wins prestigious transport award.

Italian city’s road pricing scheme recognised by global transport body. The Municipality of Milan in Italy is the winner of the 2014 Transport Achievement Award for its ‘Area C’ urban road pricing scheme. The Transport Achievement Award is awarded annually … Continue reading

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BCA reports strong commercial vehicle start to the year.

BCA is reporting an exceptionally strong first quarter of 2014 in the used commercial vehicle sector, with vendors enjoying good conversions and often exceptional returns. Average values for commercial vehicles continue to rise, as Quarter 1 2014 posted the highest … Continue reading

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Beaulieu and the NMM now hold the World Record.

The National Motor Museum yesterday set an (unofficial) World Record for the longest line of toy cars at: 24,189. The record will become official when confirmed by Guinness. The museum collaborated with local companies and the car forum Piston Heads. … Continue reading

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Unipart Automotive secures new funding?

Unipart Automotive reaches deal in bid to return to profitability. Car parts supplier born out of British Leyland completes fresh equity fundraising that will allow it to come back from years of losses Unipart Automotive, the car parts supplier born … Continue reading

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Eurotunnel cuts freight prices.

Eurotunnel, which operates trains through the Channel tunnel, announced on Monday price cuts for freight, in a move welcomed by the European Commission which had begun legal action to lower charges and increase traffic. Eurotunnel said that to boost further … Continue reading

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