Major car manufacturers and industry coalition appeal to the EU to ensure all new cars and vans are zero emissions from 2035 

A broad cross-industry coalition, including Ford of Europe and Volvo Cars, is appealing to the EU to ensure all new cars and vans in Europe are zero-emission from 2035 and to establish mandatory charging infrastructure targets.

Study finds hydrogen with battery energy storage can deliver a zero-emission fire engine

Research conducted by ULEMCo, a hydrogen solutions provider, Oxfordshire County Council and Oxfordshire Fire Service has concluded that it is possible to create hydrogen battery-electric fire tenders.

Forest Green Rovers Football Club goes even greener with its first electric minibus

Forest Green Rovers, the world’s greenest football club, has partnered with Renault Trucks to support the club’s commitment to carbon neutrality and sustainable travel with its first 100% electric team minibus, a Renault Trucks Master E-Tech. 

The second RVS Dennis Twin Pack electric conversion hits the road in Islington

Refuse Vehicle Solutions (RVS) has successfully delivered the second electric conversion of a Dennis Eagle Twin Pack Refuse Collection vehicle to Islington Council. 

Exeter City Council adopts electric fleet

Exeter City Council will be taking delivery of three new electric refuse vehicles on a contract hire agreement from SFS. The trucks will ultimately be powered by renewable energy sources, to help the city achieve its target to become carbon neutral by 2030. 

Fleet Vision International – THE SHOW preview

International case studies, the latest research, and practical examples of initiatives in action dominate the programme at the first Fleet Vision International – THE SHOW conference on April 13 2022. Ann-Marie Knegt reports.

KEY CONSIDERATIONS FOR SELLING VEHICLE TECHNOLOGY

The industrial vehicle sector is an inspiring place to be right now. Manufacturers are pushing the pace of product development to harness the latest technologies to bring the vehicles and machinery of the future to market.

Fleet Vision International magazine Winter 2022 is out now!

eading stories on Fleet Vision International – THE SHOW, OWL Wales Live, international sweeper profile, NYPD fleet, hydrogen HGVs, a new cab for waste trucks, rebated fuel legislation update, new vehicle launches, international case studies, emissions reduction, transitional technology, air quality updates and science, news and comments, and much more.

Editor’s Blog: With great adversity comes great opportunity

Last year was certainly not easy for anyone. The pressures of
the pandemic mounted up, putting an unprecedented strain
on critical fleet service delivery organisations and the vehicle industry as a whole. The global supply chain shortage put pressure on manufacturers, increasing vehicle build and lead times. The industry will have to deal with the consequences of this worldwide issue for many years to come. At the same time, we have to deal with the driver and mechanic shortage, further impacting service delivery.