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.
Editor’s blog – the challenge is urgent, but innovation is rapid
Fleet Vision International, Spring 2022, has been published.
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.
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.
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.
St Helens Council acquires the first OEM-built hydrogen RCV from Faun-Zoeller UK
As part of a ten-vehicle order, North West Local Authority, St. Helen’s, has invested in the UK’s first actual OEM Hydrogen Fuel Cell power