On 8 June, Nottingham played host to the third in the four-event series of electric and plug-in fleet vehicle events. Here, GreenFleet reviews what was a very successful show.

GreenFleet is staging its first commercial vehicle event this year at St Andrew’s Stadium, home of Birmingham City Football Club. Here, we preview what there is to look forward to on Friday 1 July.

GreenFleet reflects upon the main talking points coming out of this year’s Commercial Vehicle Show, which took place over 26-28 April at Birmingham’s NEC.

The Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership has witnessed some real progress in the push for a greener commercial vehicle sector. Managing director Andy Eastlake explains why 2016 will be no different and why progress should become more noticeable.

The success of Automechanika Birmingham is undeniable, with more than 12,000 trade visitors in the three days of 6-8 June. With the vast majority of 2016 exhibitors having rebooked, along with new tier one manufacturers committing to 2017, GreenFleet reviews this year’s show.

The Scottish Government started to roll out the Public Electric Vehicle Charging Network in 2011. Douglas Robertson, of the Electric Vehicle Association Scotland, discusses the current requirements to date.

The Crown Commercial Service has launched a vehicle telematics agreement to help the public sector improve fleet safety and efficiency. GreenFleet analyses the framework agreement.

A recent report by Policy Exchange and King’s College London, Up in the Air, included diesel scrap schemes as part of its ten point plan. GreenFleet examines its campaign and how the motoring industry is reacting.

Destined to become the UK’s largest and most successful automotive trade show, Automechanika comes to the UK for the very first time on 7-9 June. GreenFleet analyses what’s in store.

As the UK’s national infrastructure grows and take-up is given a significant £2m boost, Richard Gooding drives the zero-emission hydrogen fuel cell Toyota Mirai.


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.

Expert Panel: Charging Infrastructure

Electric vehicles continue to go from strength to strength with manufacturers seeing record sales thus far in 2016. GreenFleet and its panel of experts evaluate how well-equipped the UK’s charging infrastructure is to support greater uptake.

EV Expert Panel

Whilst still a small percentage of the overall vehicle market, the amount of electric vehicles in the UK is growing rapidly. GreenFleet and its panel of experts look at how the UK electric vehicle market and its incentive schemes compare to other European countries with an appetite for green motoring

Expert Panel - Telematics

How has telematics - and the wealth of data it creates - evolved to meet the changing needs of the profession? GreenFleet taps into the minds of its expert telematics panel.

Expert Panel - Security and Hacking

Cyber security concerns are increasing as the fleet industry embraces greater connectivity. GreenFleet and our inaugural expert panel examine the latest cases of vehicle telematics hacking and how the industry is reacting to address the growing concern.

While its futuristic-sounding name might not take it into the stratosphere, Richard Gooding finds that the new Citroën SpaceTourer does offer increased space and seating flexibility

The Suzuki Celerio is one of the cleanest standard internal combustion-engined cars GreenFleet has ever tested. Richard Gooding finds out that low emissions doesn’t necessarily mean low fun

Road Test: Nissan Leaf Tekna 30kWh

Month Three: A highly usable range and impressive cost savings are just two benefits of the Nissan Leaf 30kWh. What has it been like living with the world’s best-selling electric car over the course of three months, and what other enjoyable qualities does it have? Richard Gooding has the answers

Fleet managers are increasingly looking at how the wider scope of telematics could help them to cut fuel bills.