Self-driving truck platoons hold great potential to make British road transport safer, cleaner and more efficient in the future. Trials have already been staged in Europe, and environmental benefits are just one of the positive outcomes of the system.
The British automotive industry has committed to helping thousands of consumers recycle their old vehicles with a free take-back service, designed to help owners whose brand may no longer sell in the UK. GreenFleet analyses the details.
The Commercial Vehicle Show once again opens its door to commercial vehicle operators on 26-28 April at Birmingham’s NEC, with far greater choice than any other exhibition serving the sector. GreenFleet looks ahead to a trailer load of innovation and interest at the show.
Skills shortages are a serious issue in the freight industry, but, as the Freight Transport Association explains, training and apprenticeships are just two ways with which the problem can be addressed.
Having opened its doors at the beginning of March, the 86th International Geneva motor show once again caused quite a stir with both exciting new production vehicles and interesting concept cars on show. GreenFleet turns its attention to the Swiss city and the green vehicles that caught the visitors’ attention.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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