From 20 May, MOT test are changing and diesel vehicles will receive a major fault if there is evidence that the diesel particulate filter has been tampered with or if coloured smoke comes from the exhaust

While fleet operators are accustomed to complying with the Data Protection Act, they will need to prepare for some changes in the way they obtain, process and manage information once the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on 25 May.

Logistics firm H Parkinson Haulage has added seven Iveco trucks powered by compressed biomethane to its fleet, to lower the emissions of its high mileage contracts. The firm’s general manager Steve Sugden explains how the vehicles are used and how they fit into the firm’s wider green goals

Helping Greater Manchester slash fleet emissions

GreenFleet teamed up with Transport for Greater Manchester to host an event for fleet and transport managers to demonstrate how lowering emissions can be achieved, as well as sharing more information on Manchester’s air quality plans

Green was very definitely the name of the game at the 2018 Geneva motor show, with low and zero‑emission vehicles jostling for attention in the halls of the Palexpo exhibition centre.
Richard Gooding highlights a few of the major Swiss show stars

The way commercial vehicles are powered in the future is likely to be very mixed – with no single alternative fuel acting as the ‘silver bullet’. This was the message that came out of GreenFleet’s Commercial Vehicle Roundtable, which took place on 23 March at London’s iconic Tower Bridge

Shell’s Jane Lindsay-Green

Moving towards a low carbon future means different fuels will co-exist, believes Shell’s Jane Lindsay-Green. GreenFleet finds out about the firm’s alternative fuels offer, including electric vehicle charging and hydrogen stations

New car label & VED changes – keeping the buyer informed

Launching from 1 April, the new car label will now take into consideration air quality factors by providing information on the vehicle’s emission standard, as well as any diesel supplement applied to VED and company car tax. LowCVP’s Andy Eastlake explains further

Iveco Stralis NP

Uncertainty over air quality plans is putting a question mark over the future of diesel, especially for van and truck operators who rely heavily on the fuel. But interest in alternative fuels is huge and could see greener trucks entering the mainstream this year, according to Iveco

GreenFleet EV Roundtable

The concept of ‘new mobility’ was the final topic discussed at the GreenFleet EV roundtable, with delegates agreeing it provided “massive opportunities” for easing congestion and improving air quality, as well as helping to drive up electric vehicle awareness

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Making sense of the vast amount of data produced from telematics can often be daunting, resulting in opportunities being missed and actions not being taken. Our expert panelists share their advice on how to make sure valuable fleet information is not getting lost

Telematics generates vast amounts of data which needs to be digested and acted on if any benefits are to be realised. But how well are fleets using data? And do companies have a moral and legal obligation to act on reports of bad driving? We ask our telematics experts

Meet our new leasing experts, who in this first discussion, examine how new challenges such as Brexit, air quality and policy changes are affecting fleet managers

In the first of a new panel discussion, we ask our experts their views on how telematics have shaped and driven change within the fleet management profession, and why reluctance to use fleet technology still exists within some organisations

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.

The smallest modern Volvo and the company’s most successful model launch in the UK ever, the XC40 has a lot resting on its duo-tone shoulders, as Richard Gooding finds out

Kia Optima Sportswagon PHEV

The Optima Sportswagon PHEV is Kia’s fourth alternatively-fuelled car in the UK and its second plug-in. Richard Gooding sees how it balances economy, value and practicality

Richard Gooding discovers that with the arrival of the eighth-generation Ford Fiesta comes a raft of driving technologies, as well as an improved interior and enhanced efficiency

We are currently witnessing a surge in Cargo Cycle use, many new products coming to market.

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