Friday, August 12, 2022

Camera systems improve safety and track performance of food waste collection service

New additions to Midlothian Council’s fleet of vehicles have recently been installed with camera systems to assist in the efficient day-to-day operations of its...

Recycled marine fuels innovator announces first sale of light bitumen

Ecoslops, which claims to be the first company to develop technology to produce recycled marine fuels from marine oil residues (‘slops’), has announced its...

A rough ride ahead for diesel: Energy expert assesses VW scandal fallout

Plummeting consumer confidence in diesel cars will benefit hybrid and electric vehicle sales, according to an expert in energy technology at the University of...

VW scandal spotlights fraudulent emissions testing procedures

As the VW emissions rigging scandal continues to unfold in the US, it seems likely that fraudulent testing procedures have had an even bigger...

Improved driver behaviour cuts cost

A look at how Gateshead council is making cost savings through the use of telematics MANAGING a fleet of over 500 vehicles ranging from cars...

Wind-powered isle gets rapid EV chargers

Energy Saving Trust (EST) has recently funded the installation of a tri-rapid charger for electric vehicles (EVs) at car dealership John G Shearers and...

EV training video

NAPIT Training has released an electric vehicle training taster video for the benefit of any installer who is considering a move into this promising...

Businesses get an EV helping hand in South Yorkshire

OVER 100 businesses in South Yorkshire are expected to cut fleet and travel costs thanks to a new electric vehicle initiative. The Inmotion Electric Vehicles...
(Left to right) Johnny Hawkins, Hawkins Motor Group, Mark Karkeek, South West Water, and Martin Kadhim, Ashwoods Automotive.

Utility invests in fuel saving system

SOUTH West Water has installed Lightfoot®, the in-cab driver efficiency system, on a new fleet of Peugeot vans, a measure intended to cut...

Forklift fuel cell first

AN apparent milestone in the development of forklift truck design and technology is the realisation of a vehicle powered by hydrogen fuel cells, the...
Green Vehicle

Conference will explain Green Vehicle Funding Scheme

DETAILS of the Government’s new all-sector ‘Green Vehicle’ Funding Scheme are expected soon. The scheme will provide funding to support the purchase of cars, vans,...
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Premium EVs get rare UK airing

UK media attention was drawn to the Greenfleet event in Edinburgh on 25 April, possibly by the opportunity to test drive Tesla’s Model S...
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Green credentials and convenience await charging infrastructure

ELECTRIC vehicles remain expensive and their takeup is at a very early stage, but there are reasons to believe the technology has a strong...
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Bringing jetting and suction to the city

THE CityWhale is a new range of vehicles offering both jetting and suction capabilities in a package adapted for urban operation. Designed and manufactured...
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Telehandler lifts up to 6 tonnes

JCB has unveiled its latest telescopic handler for the waste management industry, the 560-80 Wastemaster. The high capacity vehicle is a heavy duty machine engineered...
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Keep in touch

MIX Telematics has launched a new version of its in-cab display. With a seven-inch colour touch screen the Mix Rovi allows communication and information exchange...
Feeding time for compost

Feeding time for compost

A waste recycling company has invested in a pair of JCB machines to feed its latest composting facility. The 436HT Wastemaster wheeled loaders were bought...
Urban pick-up operations can damage tyres through kerbing.

SITA signs new deal for cost-saving tyres

Recycling and resource management company SITA UK is switching to Michelin tyres across its fleet of 1,400 vehicles in the wake of a ‘shared-risk’...
Recharging of an all-electric Nissan LEAF

DMU in project to assess impact of electric vehicle recharging

A team of experts from De Montfort University (DMU) in Leicester will be part of major new project to assess the impact of electric...

Stormwater management for Twickenham Academy

Stormwater management specialist SDS is to provide the attenuation system for the new Twickenham Academy, a college specialising in sports and digital technology. Due for...