Government pledges £900,000 for green transport

The Department for Transport has given seven local authorities across England an additional £900,000 to support sustainable transport schemes.

Tax discs to be abolished

As of 1 October, vehicles registered in the UK will no longer need to display a Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) license on the windscreen, the government has announced.

Electric car sales nearly double in past year

There has been a dramatic rise in the number of used electric and hybrid vehicles being bought by British motorists, according to Experian Automotive.


Arrive ‘n’ Drive
 around Rockingham

This year’s GreenFleet Arrive ‘N’ Drive has a host of new informative sessions for fleet managers, as well as the opportunity to test drive the latest ultra-low emission vehicles.

Carbon-conscious operations

GreenFleet speaks to Commercial Group's environmental strategist Simon Graham regarding their successful and forward-thinking carbon reduction programme in place for its fleet since 2007.

Scottish fleets switch on to the electric agenda

Transport Scotland’s Ewan Swaffield shares the Scottish Government’s efforts towards achieving a de-carbonised road transport sector in the country by 2050.

The road ahead for greener fuels

DHL Supply Chain has released a paper on the commercial use of alternative fuels, and how businesses are finding ways to convert waste in one part of their operation to fuel vehicles in another.

Alternative fuels for haulage?

Policy makers in Europe have turned their attention towards lowering CO2 emissions from HGVs, with greater efficiency being the starting point. But what role will alternative fuels play?

Championing fleet needs

Arcadia Group’s fleet and travel manager John Pryor has assumed the role of new ACFO chairman. He shares his thoughts on how the role of fleet manager is evolving.


Efficiently electric

The all-electric Volkswagen Golf has finally arrived. Promising a blend of qualities for which the German hatchback is known with zero emissions, Richard Gooding sees if the e-Golf delivers

Relay switch

The new Citroën Relay promises higher levels of standard equipment, extended service intervals and more fuel efficient engines as well as lower emissions

Blue Drive thinking

With European looks, a well-appointed cabin and a fuel-sipping appetite, the Hyundai i30 no longer plays catch-up with the competition


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