Fleet Vision International Summer 2021, Q3 has been published

Fleet Vision International Summer 2021, Q3 has been published.

Support grows for Mellor’s ‘big bus bias’ campaign

Following its criticism, earlier this month of the Department for Transport’s (DfT’s) latest round of restrictive funding for smaller size-appropriate zero-emissions buses, Rochdale-based bus manufacturer, Mellor, has received substantial backing for its ‘big bus bias’ campaign from industry bodies, charities…

NRG and RTR deliver the first Electra RCV in the South West to MJ Church

NRG Fleet Services and its hire division Riverside Truck Rental (RTR) have supplied Wiltshire-based waste disposal, plant hire and civil engineering company MJ Church with the first Electra fully-electric refuse collection truck in the South West. The RCV will save six tonnes of CO2 from going into the atmosphere each year, according to calculations from manufacturer Electra Commercial Vehicles.

What Is Coming Up In FVI Summer 2021?

Fleet Vision International (FVI), the magazine aimed at fleet, transport, and operational and workshop depot directors/managers who deal with sophisticated commercial fleets and frontline services, is calling out for editorial contributions for our Summer issue. Every quarter, we send FVI…

DPF Gate – call for stricter MOT diesel particulate filter testing to reduce harmful particulate matter

The Westminster Commission for Road Air Quality calls for the UK Government to implement stricter legislation around DPF testing during MOTs to reduce particulate matter emissions. The Westminster Commission for Road Air Quality estimates that this measure could save the UK around 1000 tonnes of particulate matter PM2.5 per year based on research carried out in The Netherlands.

Leadership special – Breaking down barriers to entry

Improving the diversity and inclusivity of the fleet industry is essential if the sector is to remain innovative and dynamic as we move into the next decade, Nathan Wilson from Allison Transmission tells Fleet Vision International. Words by Ann-Marie Knegt.

Clearing the air in Nottingham

Poor air quality accounts for up to 36,000 deaths each year in the UK. Around 400 of these deaths are in Nottingham. Matt Ralfe from Nottingham City Council, tells FVI how the council has put air quality and sustainability at the heart of its agenda and transformed its fleet in just four years.