Element 2 and Electra Commercial Vehicles agree exclusive working partnership

Element 2, the UK’s leading hydrogen refuelling business, has signed an exclusive partnership agreement with zero-emission vehicle provider Electra Commercial Vehicles to provide a supply of hydrogen gas and the associated refuelling infrastructure to Electra and its Fuel Cell vehicle customers.

Electra to show the first zero-emission refrigerated hydrogen HGV at the CV Show in a UK first

Electra Commercial Vehicles will be showcasing the first zero-emission refrigerated fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV) in the UK during the CV Show at the Solomon stand – 5a46.

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.

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. 

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.

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.

Aberdeen City Council adds UK’s first hydrogen fuel cell waste truck to its fleet

The UK’s first hydrogen-fuelled waste collection vehicle was revealed today in Aberdeen, in a move that continues to accelerate the city’s thriving hydrogen economy.