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Road Safety Week: We can all make a difference, says GEM

Road Safety Week
Road safety organisation GEM Motoring Assist is encouraging every road user to get involved in Road Safety Week (18 – 24 November).    The theme for Road Safety Week, organised by the road safety charity Brake, is ‘step up for safe streets’, something fully supported by GEM, with opportunities for everyone to reflect on how they use the roads,...

Enterprise Car Club and Liftshare launch revolutionary car sharing offer

Enterprise car club
Shared Asset Model unveiled at 20th annual CoMoUK Collaborative Mobility Conference Enterprise Car Club and sharing economy pioneers, Liftshare, have today announced a partnership that will see the two collaborate on a new mobility model that will dramatically improve access to shared vehicles for both car club members and business users. The ground-breaking partnership was unveiled at the CoMoUK...

No bells or whistles please

Venson
UK road users simply want electric vehicles to sound like petrol or diesel cars to protect vulnerable pedestrians, says Venson Automotive Solutions Road Safety Week 18th to 24th November 2019 As Brake Road Safety Week approaches, celebrating design-led solutions to allow road users to get around in safety, a new survey from Venson...

ECO Stars launch first fleet recognition scheme in Wales

ECo Stars
Newport City Council becomes the first local authority in Wales to join the ECO Stars Fleet Recognition Scheme which is managed by TRL ECO Stars is a voluntary fleet recognition scheme that encourage and supports operators of HGVs, vans, buses and coaches to run their fleets more efficiently and improve local air quality. Newport City Council’s Transport Unit, Newport Norse...

Future mobility – sustainable, social value-adding and supporting SMEs

amey white paper
In a wide-ranging paper produced today by Amey Investments, part of Amey plc, the business highlights how the UK’s mobility sector could and should be. Key challenges are highlighted, and actions proposed if the UK is to develop an enriched mobility sector that works sustainably, delivers social value and supports SMEs including social enterprises. Mobility is a wide...

First Bus partners with Yutong and Zenobe Energy in Leeds

E10 First Bus Yutong Zenobe picture Leeds
First Bus is partnering with Yutong and Zenobe in an exciting and innovative approach to vehicle electrification. Together they will roll out nine new electric buses, produced by Yutong UK and Pelican Engineering, in Hunslet Park, Leeds in May 2020. Vehicles will be part of FirstGroup's successful Ultra-Low Emission Bus Scheme (ULEB) funding announced earlier this year. Charging...

McGee reduces environmental impact by 25 per cent with FORS

McGee
McGee has revealed significant reductions in its year-on-year MPG figures, thanks to its FORS membership and investment in sustainable technology. In a bid to diminish its environmental impact and improve safety practices, demolition and engineering specialists McGee joined the The Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) in 2009, progressing through its Bronze and Silver accreditation levels to achieve FORS...

New waste trucks join Enfield Council

Enfield Council
New waste trucks have joined Enfield Council to provide a dedicated food waste collections service. The new waste service has already started with full roll-out taking place in February 2020. The service will provide free weekly food recycling, an optional paid for garden waste service and alternative weekly collection service of rubbish and recycling. Enfield Council says they...

All-new Peugeot e-EXPERT: Launching in 2020

Peugeot e-expert
With the e-EXPERT, Peugeot is increasingly committed to electrifying its models to achieve its ambition of a 100% electrified LCV range by 2021. The e-EXPERT variant will be further confirmation of Peugeot's LCV leadership in a market which is experiencing increased legislation and the implementation of ultra low emission zones in key cities, with the potential of only...

Hyundai Motor Group develops world’s first road noise active noise control techonology

Hyundai Noise reduction
Hyundai Motor Group today announced the development of the world’s first Road Noise Active Noise Control (RANC) system. The first-ever system dramatically reduces noise within the cabin of a vehicle. RANC builds on the Group’s current Active Noise Control (ANC) technology, which actively reduces noise by emitting soundwaves inverted to incoming noise. ANC is a software-driven technology that...