As more electric vehicles hit the road, our charging habits must change – here’s why

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Stephen Hall, Global Managing Partner, Roland Berger Electric vehicles (EVs) are the future of transport, but only if we can generate enough energy to power them all. Researchers at Stanford University have found that current charging habits for electric […]

The US is saving lives – and energy costs – with this one radical change to its traffic system

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Douglas Broom, Senior Writer, Formative Content Traffic lights are often seen as the best solution to road safety at junctions. But a growing number of US states are replacing them with roundabouts. And they are saving lives as […]

Road safety: Europe’s roads are getting safer but progress remains too slow

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Compared to previous years, fewer people lost their lives on EU roads in 2019, according to preliminary figures published today by the European Commission. An estimated 22 800 people died in a road crash last year, almost 7 000 fewer fatalities than in 2010 – a […]

Transport Committee approves major reform of road transport sector

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. Transport Committee MEPs endorsed on Monday the deal reached with EU ministers on a major reform of the road transport sector. The revised rules for posting of drivers, drivers’ rest times and better enforcement of cabotage rules (i.e. transport of goods carried out by […]

Road safety: Data show improvements in 2018 but further concrete and swift actions are needed

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Fewer people died on European roads last year but more efforts are needed to make a big leap forward, according to new, preliminary figures on road fatalities for 2018 published today by the European Commission. In 2018, there were around 25 100 fatalities in road […]