Jim Hooper, from Millbrook Proving Ground looks at the limitations of current EV battery packs and improvements that could be made in the future

What’s happened in the wake of the government’s decision to remove the tax support for biodiesel made from used cooking oil?

Although usage-based insurance (UBI) is not yet widely available – or even widely known – it is currently being widely researched and tested by insurance carriers.

What good is a fuel efficient car without a fuel efficient driver? Driving with an eco-mindset can save you up to 15 per cent on fuel, writes the Institute of Advanced Motorists’ Tanvir Nandra

The critical nature of an emergency response vehicle poses obvious challenges for carbon reduction. But this has not held back ambulance services across the country from greening their fleets. Alexis Keech, environmental and sustainability manager for Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust, reports

If you have employees that use their own cars for work related trips, there are two pieces of legislation you have to be mindful of in terms of meeting ‘duty of care’ responsibilities, explains Roddy Graham, chairman of the Institute of Car Fleet Management

The BVRLA’s chief executive John Lewis makes some predictions about the vehicle rental and leasing industry for 2013

Fans who followed the London Olympics last year may have noticed the launch of a fleet of London black cabs specially adapted to run on hydrogen-powered fuel cells to ferry VIPs during the Games. Developed as part of a new EU-funded project, the cabs are just one example of the strides being made across Europe in the development of hydrogen transport and associated infrastructure to create a low-carbon, hydrogen-based economy.

At the end of 2012, two major pieces of legislation came in about tyres. Firstly, the introduction of tyre labelling which will affect the way tyres are bought, and secondly, the legal requirement for all new cars to be fitted with Tyre Pressure Monitoring Systems, which will alert drivers when tyre pressures fall below a certain threshold. TyreSafe reports on these changes.

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Making sense of the vast amount of data produced from telematics can often be daunting, resulting in opportunities being missed and actions not being taken. Our expert panelists share their advice on how to make sure valuable fleet information is not getting lost

Telematics generates vast amounts of data which needs to be digested and acted on if any benefits are to be realised. But how well are fleets using data? And do companies have a moral and legal obligation to act on reports of bad driving? We ask our telematics experts

Meet our new leasing experts, who in this first discussion, examine how new challenges such as Brexit, air quality and policy changes are affecting fleet managers

In the first of a new panel discussion, we ask our experts their views on how telematics have shaped and driven change within the fleet management profession, and why reluctance to use fleet technology still exists within some organisations

GreenFleet Expert Panel - Leasing

Can it pay to think differently about the way we travel? Our expert panelists examine how the new concept of ‘mobility’ is impacting the fleet sector

Expert Panel

Following the launch of the Department of Transport’s consultation into making charge points more accessible, GreenFleet’s expert panelists give their views on the key factors that will shape the electric vehicle market’s development in the near future.

GreenFleet Expert Panel - Leasing

How can leasing and contract hire firms help with the wider role of fleet management? And what role does the industry play in driving down emissions? We ask our new expert panel for their views.

Expert Panel - Telematics

Our telematics expert panelists share their thoughts on how technology has helped drive down road emissions, how telematics grows the appeal of electric vehicles, and how autonomous vehicles could benefit fleets in the future.

Expert Panel - Electric Fleets

GreenFleet taps into the minds of its expert panel to assess the place of electric vehicles in company car fleets and what the major barriers to adoption will be moving forward.

GreenFleet Expert Panel - Connectivity

Technology is changing the way we travel. GreenFleet quizzes its telematics expert panel on how connectivity is facilitating new mobility trends, aiding fleet management, and reducing CO2 emissions.

Kia Optima Sportswagon PHEV

The Optima Sportswagon PHEV is Kia’s fourth alternatively-fuelled car in the UK and its second plug-in. Richard Gooding sees how it balances economy, value and practicality

Richard Gooding discovers that with the arrival of the eighth-generation Ford Fiesta comes a raft of driving technologies, as well as an improved interior and enhanced efficiency

Iveco Daily Blue Power range

Although the alternatively-fuelled commercial vehicle market is in its infancy, Richard Gooding drives Iveco’s range of LCVs which offer a variety of cleaner powertrains

We are currently witnessing a surge in Cargo Cycle use, many new products coming to market.

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