Transport and infrastructure

June 2019 Articles

Car crash for Lookers: Motor dealer’s shares dive as FCA launch probe
Car crash for Lookers: Motor dealer’s shares dive as FCA launch probe
Motor retail giant Lookers suffered a crash in its share price this afternoon after revealing that the City watchdog is [...]
June 25, 2019
First Group chairman resigns after victory over Coast Capital
First Group chairman resigns after victory over Coast Capital
First Group’s chairman has resigned despite defeating an attempt by activist investor Coast Capital to oust him from the board. [...]
June 25, 2019
BMW to hit electric vehicles target two years early
BMW to hit electric vehicles target two years early
BMW is set to meet its target to create 25 electric vehicle models by 2025 two years ahead of schedule. [...]
June 25, 2019
No-deal Brexit could deliver ‘knockout blow’ to UK car industry
No-deal Brexit could deliver ‘knockout blow’ to UK car industry
The UK’s car industry has stepped up its no-deal Brexit warning, saying that crashing out of the EU would trigger [...]
June 25, 2019
Space X launches Falcon Heavy rocket in ‘most difficult’ mission yet
Space X launches Falcon Heavy rocket in ‘most difficult’ mission yet
Space X last night launched its Falcon Heavy rocket carrying 24 experimental satellites in what boss Elon Musk said was [...]
June 25, 2019
Tube delays: Severe delays hit commuters amid flood warnings
Tube delays: Severe delays hit commuters amid flood warnings
Commuters faced a miserable commute to work this morning as the Tube’s Northern Line was hit with severe delays. Read [...]
June 25, 2019
Southern Water pays £126m over 'shocking' sewage spills
Southern Water pays £126m over 'shocking' sewage spills
A watchdog has slapped Southern Water with a £126m fine after “serious failures” in how the company operated sewage treatment [...]
June 25, 2019
Heathrow expansion is taking off – now let’s inject some competition into aviation
Heathrow expansion is taking off – now let’s inject some competition into aviation
It is an airport running at full capacity – and has been for years. Now at last, with the parliamentary [...]
June 25, 2019
Ranked: The best and worst UK energy suppliers
Ranked: The best and worst UK energy suppliers
The head of Citizens Advice has called for stricter requirements on energy companies as “far too many” struggle to give [...]
June 25, 2019
Two major shareholders to vote against First Group chair
Two major shareholders to vote against First Group chair
Activist investor Coast Capital, which is demanding an overhaul of bus and rail operator First Group, has received the backing [...]
June 24, 2019
Victoria station evacuated after fire alert
Victoria station evacuated after fire alert
A fire alert at Victoria station caused rush hour misery for commuters this morning as authorities evacuated the major London [...]
June 24, 2019
Londoners braced for summer Tube strike chaos
Londoners braced for summer Tube strike chaos
Londoners are braced for misery as the RMT rail union prepares to ballot its members on a summer Tube strike [...]
June 24, 2019
EDF seeks guarantee for nuclear project 
EDF seeks guarantee for nuclear project 
French energy giant EDF wants a government guarantee of help if a £20bn nuclear power station runs over budget. The [...]
June 23, 2019
Activist investor Coast Capital rails against First franchise bid
Activist investor Coast Capital rails against First franchise bid
An activist investor vying to shake up First Group has warned that it will pull out of a contract to [...]
June 23, 2019