Hills’ move to HVO will reduce emissions by up to 90%

Hills Waste Solutions has transitioned its Bristol HGV fleet from diesel to Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO). This move will reduce the waste management provider’s fuel-related carbon (CO2) emissions by up to 90%. Nathan Carr, Hills Waste Solutions’ Divisional Fleet Manager,…

Fiveways Group secures extended contract with Broxbourne Council

Fiveways Group, a municipal and commercial vehicle hire solutions provider, has resigned its contract hire agreement with Broxbourne Council. Fiveways has held this contract since 2017. The new lease will commence on 1 November 2024 and extends over five years,…

The road safety challenge

As a precursor to Fleet Vision International ‒ THE SHOW, FVI hosted an international road safety session with the City of London Corporation, NYC DCAS, and Together for Safer Roads at the City of London’s offices at Walbrook Wharf on…

£1.8 million Government boost for innovation to decarbonise freight

The UK government has released £1.8 million in funding to accelerate the development of more efficient, sustainable, and smarter deliveries, helping to decarbonise freight in the UK. Roads Minister Guy Opperman is launching the third year of the £7 million Freight…

XPO Logistics to roll out 160 new Shared User network vehicles in UK in next four months 

XPO, a leading provider of innovative and sustainable end-to-end logistics solutions across Europe, will roll out 160 new rigid vehicles in its Shared User network in the United Kingdom (UK) over the next four months.  The new vehicles are fitted with…

Marking 5,000 Electric Vehicles in NYC’s Fleet, DCAS and NYC Public Schools Release Animated Educational Video ‘Batteries Included’

This spring, NYC surpassed the 5,000 mark in plug-in electric vehicles with a new order of Chevy Bolts. DCAS is the US’s largest adopter of the Bolt, with more than 1,000 in operation today, writes Keith Kerman, the Chief Fleet…

Dennis Eagle joins Together for Safer Roads to improve fleet safety 

Together for Safer Roads (TSR), a US non-governmental organisation dedicated to advancing road safety through cross-sector collaboration and technological innovation has announced Dennis Eagle as its newest member.  Dennis Eagle, a global supplier of refuse collection vehicles and a pioneer…

Kent Thameside Fastrack contract extended for 15 years

Kent County Council (KCC) has signed a 15-year contract to continue the Kent Thameside Fastrack service, which will provide a reliable all-electric service within the next year. From November 2024 to April 2025, a fleet of 28 clean-energy, fully electric…