The GreenFleet 100 Most Influential list is a mix of individuals that have helped the transport sector become greener. These range from fleet managers to vehicle manufacturers, policy makers and green campaigners.
Business improvement and performance manager, City of London Corporation
Vince is business improvement and performance manager at the City of London Corporation. He has taken some bold steps to improve air quality, such as banning the adoption of any new diesel vehicles where an alternative powertrain can be used, and cracking down on drivers who leave their engines idling.
Katherine is responsible for the sustainability of the airport, of which vehicle emissions plays a significant role. With her colleague Andrew Chen, Heathrow has embarked on its updated Sustainability Strategy, Heathrow 2.0
Environmental and sustainability manager, Yorkshire Ambulance Service
Yorkshire Ambulance Trust was the first ambulance service in the country to begin a Carbon Management Programme. Alexis works with fleet, estates and procurement departments to reduce the service’s emissions.
Zak joined the Scottish Government in 2004 and started working on low carbon vehicle policy in 2011, where he has helped develop strategies and deliver projects to help achieve Scotland’s vision to be free of damaging vehicle emissions by 2050.
Dundee City Council won GreenFleet’s Award for Medium to Large Public Sector Fleet of the Year in 2015. As well as a massive investment in electric vehicles, the council has implemented rev-limiting and stop‑start technology, driver training and vehicle downsizing to reduce CO2.
Head of transport innovation, Milton Keynes Council
Milton Keynes is a great innovator when it comes to low-carbon transport. As head of transport innovation, Brian managed the delivery of MK’s Electric Bus Project and lead on the council’s Go Ultra Low cities programme.
ClientEarth won its High Court case against the Government over its failure to tackle illegal air pollution across the UK. Air quality lawyer Alan Andrews is calling for a national network of clean air zones to be in place by 2018 in cities across the UK.
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