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  • Taunton School has taken delivery of a Scania Interlink coach from Falcon Vehicle Solutions on a contract hire basis

  • ITT Hub 2020 to host a ‘Government Hub’ at the heart of the exhibition, to facilitate representation for and access to a wide range of Governmental agencies.

  • Operators working in urban areas, can now choose a competitively priced, full-electric van offering up to twice the cargo volume of similarly sized competitors

  • Transport for London (TfL) has has issued more than 8,000 Heavy Goods Vehicle (HGV) Safety Permits, as part of the Direct Vision Standard since it launched in October 2019.
     
  • New grant scheme for upgrading lorries and coaches as part of the Mayor of London’s action to tackle air quality issues

     

  • The government has sent a strong signal to the industry that it supports the rapid growth of electric vehicles and that it will “rapidly adjust to this pace of change.”

  • Ahead of the launch of a Clean Air Zone in York city centre later this month, City of York Council has awarded more than £1.6m to five bus companies to help them to make their vehicles more environmentally-friendly

  • The Mayor and Transport for London (TfL) are looking for the best innovators to apply for an innovation challenge, London FreightLab, to develop new ways of tackling the biggest issues

  • Daimler Trucks has announced a new all-electric truck called eEconic. It is based on the Mercedes-Benz eActros and is designed as a waste collection vehicle. Series production is scheduled to begin in 2022.
  • Hyundai Motor Company and Kia Motors Corporation announce a €100M investment in UK-based electric vehicle company Arrival. The investment marks the start of a strategic partnership between the automak ...
  • A Government-backed taskforce has demonstrated that an effectively-managed integration of electric vehicles with the energy system can significantly improve electricity network efficiency
  • First Glasgow becomes the city’s first commercial operator to introduce full-electric buses onto a commercial route since the 1960s, following funding from electricity distributor SP Energy Networks.

     

  • The state-of-the-art road-to-rig test stand for testing Mercedes-Benz trucks will ensure that testing is made "comprehensively, sustainably and in real-time."

  • Oxford City Council and Oxfordshire County Council have published final draft proposals for the UK’s first city-centre Zero Emission Zone (ZEZ), to be introduced later this year.
  • Logistics for London document released detailing the industry's asks of the capital’s next Mayor to ensure the city continues to operate effectively
  • A programme of building wheelchair-accessible Plaxton Leopard coaches complying with PSV Accessibility Regulations (PSVAR), built as stock , has been announced

  • Innovation & Technology in Transport Hub (ITT Hub) has announced the dates for the 2021 event. It will take place on Wednesday 12 and Thursday 13 May 2021, with ITT Hub 2021 once again returning to Farnborough International Exhibition & Conference Centre.
     
  • It is part of a strategic partnership to explore cutting-edge applications of Verizon’s 5G Ultra-Wideband network and multi-access edge compute (MEC) platform, 5G Edge

  • During 2019 Logistics Emissions Reduction Scheme (LERS) members achieved an impressive 4% reduction in their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. LERS is a voluntary group that seeks to improve the environmental performance of the logistics industry.

  • Passengers to plan journeys down to the minute as big data revitalises country’s bus use in pioneering project to collate and share bus location data