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Protecting secondary battery performance with Automarine Solutions

Auto marine
Auto Marine Cables was established in 1964 and we are now positioned as the UK’s primary manufacturer of copper cable, servicing the automotive and marine markets, which enables us to work closely with our customers on bespoke and specialist requirements. Over the years we have developed the business to offer not only automotive cable, but an increased range...

Three steps to sustainability for the public sector fleet

Crown Commercial Service
Tammy Carter, Head of Category - Fleet, Crown Commercial Service Amidst much gloom, one positive effect of the coronavirus has been the beneficial impact lockdown and the subsequent reduction in travel has had on emission levels. Indeed, a study conducted in conjunction with the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs found lockdown led...

Brighton & Hove businesses can have recycling collected by UK’s first complete electric re-powered refuse vehicle

RVS
Brighton-based commercial waste management company, The Recycling Partnership (TRP), has purchased the UK’s first complete electric repowered refuse vehicle from Refuse Vehicle Solutions Ltd (RVS). Also known as the e-One, the vehicle will commence collections across the City of Brighton and Hove by the end of the year. Jason Taylor, Group Commercial Manager, The Recycling Partnership said: “Our...

TRAKM8 and AUTOGLASS® join forces for Brake’s Road Safety Week

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Trakm8, the UK’s leading fleet management solutions provider and Autoglass®, the UK’s leading vehicle glass repair, replacement and recalibration company, will be hosting a joint webinar to coincide with the launch of Brake’s Road Safety Week 2020. Going live on Monday 16th November, Trakm8 and Autoglass® will be examining how technology can be used to engage motorists and...

Police Scotland in largest pure electric vehicle fleet order to date with 180 Hyundai Kona Electrics

Hyundai Kona Electric
Hyundai Motor UK has announced the award of an initial contract to supply circa 180 Kona Electric 64kWh vehicles to Police Scotland. The agreement supports Police Scotland’s ambition to establish the first blue light, ultra-low emission vehicle fleet in the UK while making a significant contribution towards the Scottish Government's legally binding target to cut...

Worcestershire County Council gears up for winter with six new Mercedes-Benz Arocs gritters

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The well-proven combination of Mercedes-Benz trucks and gritting bodywork by Econ will be keeping Worcestershire’s roads open this winter. Local Dealer group Rygor Commercials has supplied three new-generation Mercedes-Benz Arocs 2630Ks with ground-breaking MirrorCam technology instead of conventional mirrors, and will deliver three more before the end of the year. The muscular Mercedes-Benz Arocs range is purposed designed for...

Mercedes-Benz Sprinters deliver emotional and practical backing for front-line police officers

Police well-being service
The National Police Wellbeing Service is adding another six Mercedes-Benz vans to the fleet it relies upon to support police officers and staff throughout England and Wales. For those based at outlying stations in particular, these vehicles can provide a vital lifeline.  The Service runs a fleet of 10 Sprinters, all of which were supplied by Dealer Ciceley...

Mitie drivers give the green light to electric vehicles, but charge point infrastructure remains a roadblock

Mitie
A new survey undertaken by Mitie, the UK’s leading facilities management and professional services company, revealed that the move to electric vehicles (EVs) has been well received by employees, with 91% of Mitie’s EV drivers saying they’re glad they switched. The results also showed that drivers would encourage more people to follow in their footsteps, with around...

Heathrow fire chiefs enhance ‘first strike’ capability with two agile appliances from Mercedes-Benz

Heathrow Airport Fire & Rescue Service
The Heathrow Airport Fire & Rescue Service is now able to tackle a broad range of incidents more quickly and efficiently after commissioning a pair of highly specialised domestic response units based on Mercedes-Benz chassis. The Sprinter 519 CDI chassis cabs were supplied by Dealer Rossetts Commercials to Rosenbauer UK, a subsidiary of the...

Remote emergency responder: ŠKODA Kodiaq joins Great Western Air Ambulance Charity Critical Care Team to reach more patients in need

GWAAC's new critical care car
Great Western Air Ambulance Charity critical care responders will now be able to reach the most remote emergency 999 calls by car after adding ŠKODA’s versatile Kodiaq to its fleet.  Residents across the region – Bristol, Bath, North Somerset, North East Somerset, Gloucestershire and South Gloucestershire – already benefit from the charity’s Helimed 65 helicopter which responds to...