It is almost impossible to make a detailed Return on Investment decision on high profile transport investments. However, it is clear to any business or individual that investment is long overdue. Lee Collinson reports.
UK innovators are set to benefit from a £300m investment in more sustainable flight solutions for people and goods, with researchers developing electric planes and cleaner jet fuels set to receive an additional £5m boost.
In a quiet suburb on the outskirts of Coventry you will find NP Aerospace, a defence company manufacturing bomb suits, armour plates, ballistic helmets and customised vehicles for the world’s armies and law enforcement agencies. Maddy White visited the site.
The closure of the Ford engine plant at Bridgend in Wales is the latest blow to the UK automotive sector, after recent announcements of job losses at JLR, the closure of Honda Swindon and slowing investment in the North East. Edward Pearcey examines the wider implications for the UK automotive supply chain.
The UK rail industry is ripe for innovation. Challenges and frustrations faced by passengers are frequently hitting the headlines. But where should the industry start with improving the customer experience? And how can it make sure that customers are listened to?
Hydrogen trains, autonomous and electric cars and supersonic travel, the modes of transport we will use in a few years are looking to be radically different to what they are now. Here's what is happening.