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  • Reading Buses is the latest operator to use Magtec’s technology to convert a diesel-electric hybrid bus to full electric.

  • Ahead of delivery of 34 zero-emission Caetano e.City Gold single-deckers next year to Abellio London, a pre-production vehicle has arrived for testing and familiarisation.

  • Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) is expanding the UK’s widest range of low and zero emission buses with the new Enviro400ER Electric Range hybrid double-decker bus.

  • Vauxhall has announced the brand-new Surround Rear Vision camera system for the Combo Cargo.

    It improves visibility to the rear and in the passenger-side blind spot, helping drivers to safely turn and manoeuvre the van.

     

  • The London EV Company's CEO Joerg Hofmann has set out a bold ambition for where he sees the company’s future

  • The flagship EU project Hydrogen Mobility Europe (H2ME) reaches a key milestone, with hydrogen-powered vehicles - including vans - travelling more than eight-million kilometres

  • Lloyds Bank and Lex Autolease are delighted to be collaborating with the members and partners of ITT hub at this critical time in the sector

  • 21st Century has fitted the first bus in the Transport for London (TfL) area with the SmartVision Camera Monitoring System (CMS). By 2021, CMS will be compulsory on all TfL vehicles.

  • Saltaire-based technology provider Fleetondemand has completed the strategic acquisition of Buckinghamshire-based vehicle management company - and long-standing customer - FleetEurope.

  • Expert futurologist, Fergus McVey of 7th Sense Research, will be headlining the FTA’s brand new one-day conference, Future Van 2019

     

  • The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority Board has approved the next phase of funding for the Cambridgeshire Autonomous Metro.

  • Ahead of the Smart Transport Conference on 18 September in Birmingham, some of the speakers are preparing to take to the stage, set out some of the issues they will tackle.

  • The vision of ‘Motorway Mobility’ is to use the existing motorway infrastructure together with autonomous vehicles and new transport hubs near to the motorway.

  • The latest findings from the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency’s (DVSA) 2018 Vehicle Emissions Testing Programme highlight the threat to air quality improvements in ultra-low emission zones (ULEZs) from poor vehicle emissions from some Euro 6 cars
  • Greater Manchester has been told by the government to accelerate plans to include vans in its Clean Air Zone (CAZ), by two years.

  • Farnham, Hampshire-based Protean Electric has developed an advanced electric-drive ‘corner module’ concept for next-generation urban mobility pods.

    Called the Protean360+ it makes for a highly manoeuvrability vehicle that opens the door for ‘last mile’ cargo and parcel delivery services using Pod technology.

  • Royal Mail is to triple the size of its electric van fleet with the addition of 190 new vans within the next six months.

  • The Government has issued a call for evidence exploring the role of carbon offsetting in transport.

    It includes asking whether bus and coach operators should be required to offer voluntary carbon offsets to their customers

  • Volvo Group and Samsung SDI have entered into a strategic alliance to develop battery packs for Volvo Group’s electric trucks.

  • Former Transport for London MD, Leon Daniels argues that the move to autonomous vehicles will ultimately save lives, compared with error-prone human drivers