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Fleet Hero Awards 2016 – Shortlist announced

Private hire firms, emergency services and even a phone company are among the contenders for this year's Fleet Hero Awards . The awards shortlist has been finalised; with experts whittling down scores of high quality entries from around the UK. Reducing fuel bills and emissions, as ever, are at the...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Wed, 09/11/2016 - 11:34

09/11/2016

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Transport Scotland electric vehicles

Electrifying low carbon vehicle support for Scotland

A bit of financial help can make a lot of difference when considering greener options. This is proven by the fact that half of a £7.8million interest-free loan fund to support the purchase of electric vehicles in Scotland has already gone. Perhaps the benefits of a monetary incentive are...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Wed, 02/11/2016 - 14:32

02/11/2016

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Transport electric vehicles taxis

Charged up for Uber electric vehicle trial

• More than 50 electric cars will be available in London • Introduction of private hire EVs to another UK city by Autumn • 3-month study into programme to be conducted by EST Energy Saving Trust trials and testing often make the news – but more column inches are guaranteed when it's a trial...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Tue, 13/09/2016 - 16:11

13/09/2016

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Transport EV electric vehicles

Record breakers: the electric vehicles going the distance

• EV performance progresses dramatically over last few years • Distances travelled on a single charge increases • World's fastest electric car can do 0-62mph in 2.6 seconds 'Range anxiety' – not being confident about how far you'll get on a single charge – is often cited as a key concern around...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Fri, 19/08/2016 - 14:59

19/08/2016

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Transport fleet management fleet reviews

Misconceptions about fleet management create unnecessary costs

. • Myths steering English business toward £1billion fleet losses • Free consultation to clean up fleet vehicles • English SMEs responsible for 2.4million vehicles on our roads There are plenty of myths haunting companies as they strive to reduce the costs incurred from fleet vehicles. Some believe...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Thu, 28/07/2016 - 15:48

28/07/2016

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Transport grey fleet business transport

£5.5bn: The cost of people using own cars for work

• Biggest ever study reveals true scale of 'grey fleet' vehicles • 14m 'grey fleet' vehicles older, dirtier & less safe than company cars • 15% reduction in grey fleet would take 22k cars off the road in pollution terms The UK's 14 million private vehicles used for business – or 'grey fleet' –...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Wed, 20/07/2016 - 09:32

20/07/2016

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Transport Fleet Hero Fleet Hero Awards

Fleet Hero Awards 2016: A time to celebrate green fleet heroes

It's a pivotal time for road transport sustainability. Recent statistics from the European Environment Agency showed that while European emissions in all other sectors fell by almost a quarter, cars, vans and lorries have seen a 17 per cent increase. The fleets of vehicles operated by private and...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Thu, 14/07/2016 - 15:10

14/07/2016

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Transport supply chain GLEC

Helping the global logistics supply chain go 'green'

• Universal carbon calculation agreed for logistics • Multinational companies sign up to new method • More needs to be done to cut carbon from transporting goods Getting to grips with how the vast amounts of goods we consume are transported around the world is an important part of the international...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Thu, 07/07/2016 - 13:39

07/07/2016

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Transport electric vehicles Scotland

Scotland: The land of the EV?

• £7.8million to Scotland's Low Carbon Transport Loan Fund • Swapping petrol cars to electric will impact Scotland's air quality • Online portal designed to help eradicate 'range anxiety' With a million electric vehicles (EVs) on global roads and approaching price parity with fossil fuelled...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Tue, 05/07/2016 - 15:14

05/07/2016

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Transport electric vehicles rural areas Scotland

North Coast 500 EV Tour: Spreading the word about electric vehicles

Photo credit: John Clark BMW • Electric vehicle experts take on Scotland's answer to Route 66 • Highland trip showcases EVs - and impressive charging network • Though near oil sources, drivers face high prices at pumps Home Energy Scotland's electric vehicle specialists recently headed off on the...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Thu, 23/06/2016 - 16:00

23/06/2016

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