Fleet Vision International, Autumn 2022 has been published. 

Read the latest issue now. by clicking here. Find out about food waste vehicles and hire, the hydrogen transition, electric vehicles and infrastructure, maintenance, the skills shortage, air quality and emissions reduction, and upcoming events such as OWL North and…

Bradford bids to improve air quality with eCollect

As Bradford’s Clean Air Zone went into force, the first Dennis Eagle eCollect was put to work by Bradford Council after successfully trialling the all-electric vehicle earlier this year.  The council’s goals are to install an actual zero-emissions fleet of…

Biffa cuts fuel bills by specifying different axle ratios

Research by Allison Transmission has revealed that many commercial vehicle fleets could cut their fuel consumption by requesting different axle ratios to those routinely offered on new vehicles. This simple change to a truck’s specification costs nothing yet can significantly reduce running costs and carbon emissions. Savings will likely be most significant on duty cycles with frequent stop-starts around town or on minor rural roads.

Raising driving standards

The implementation of CMS SupaTrak’s telematics solutions has helped Ubico reduce its carbon emissions, lower its fuel bills, and assist drivers in adopting a safer style of driving.

Overcoming range anxiety

Is electric vehicle range anxiety a genuine concern, or is it all in your head? Bucher Municipal shares internal testing results on its popular truck-mounted and compact electric sweeper models to demonstrate no need for concern about the machines’ ability to carry out their demanding tasks.

WCRAQ debate: the need for change

Air quality monitoring, the lack of investment in alternative fueling infrastructure, and the need for greater collaboration on procurement to enable local authorities to access funding were among the topics discussed at the first-ever WCRAQ air quality and emissions reduction debate at the Titanic Centre in Belfast on October 12, 2021.