Government announces decarbonisation plans

By |2021-07-14T14:46:08+01:00July 14th, 2021|Industry Intelligence, News|

THE steps required to reach the Government's plans to achieve net zero emissions from transport by 2050 have been announced by the Department for Transport. These include: Accelerating a modal shift to public and active transport. The decarbonisation of road vehicles. Decarbonising how we get our goods, including a transformation of ‘last-mile’ deliveries. Place-based solutions, to consider how and why [...]

New fuel app for SMEs can save time and money

By |2021-03-03T11:07:15+00:00March 15th, 2021|Featured, Latest news, News|

Shell Fleet App, available on both Android and iOS platforms, offers customers fuel credit, tracks their drivers’ fuel spending and facilitates card management. Designed to improve operational efficiencies, Shell Fleet App could help small businesses save up to £70 a month on their Shell fuel spend, helping to further cost savings

White paper highlights benefits of V2G technology

By |2021-01-07T11:23:00+00:00January 7th, 2021|Industry Intelligence, News|

Fleet vehicles are often uniquely suited to V2G applications, due largely to regular and predictable usage patterns, and the fact that they often return to base at the end of the working day, where they sit idle overnight. This provides perfect conditions for V2G to utilise the energy stored in their batteries, before ensuring the vehicles are fully charged and ready for use again the next morning.

Demand for more charging infrastructure as EV ownership increases

By |2020-12-09T09:25:52+00:00December 9th, 2020|Industry Intelligence|

COVID-19 restrictions have undoubtedly loomed large over the installation of charge points and has unsurprisingly suppressed the number of installations over the course of the year. In the same period, the number of EVs on the road has grown with year-to-date registrations up 169% compared to 2019.

EVs only from 2030 – industry reaction

By |2020-11-20T14:52:10+00:00November 20th, 2020|Industry Intelligence, News|

AS expected the Government has announced plans to bring forward the ban on sales of petrol and diesel vehicles from 2035 to 2030. From then it will be electric vehicles only with hybrids also being phased out from 2035. Reaction within the industry has been mixed, but largely positive. The main concern being over establishing an adequate charging infrastructure. The [...]

Hidden dangers of auto salvage yards: five tips for staying safe

By |2020-11-20T13:48:09+00:00November 20th, 2020|Industry Intelligence|

Even though you get affordable and rare car parts, there are some risks involved. There is a risk of biohazardous waste, hydrocarbons, sharp materials, and heavy metals. So, as you visit a scrap yard, it’s imperative you observe precautionary measures to mitigate the risks mentioned.

Flexible foresight: planning for mobility in a new travel paradigm

By |2020-11-05T09:45:34+00:00November 5th, 2020|Industry Intelligence|

While there is no way of knowing what the long-term effects might be, planning for the shorter-term is key for businesses to move confidently into the new year. This will be particularly critical given the ongoing changes to government guidelines, which have been fragmented by nation and regions following tiering systems prior to the national lockdown.

Car buyers to opt for hybrids as environmental concerns grow

By |2020-07-27T11:48:20+01:00July 27th, 2020|Industry Intelligence|

Transportation currently accounts for around a third of the UK’s total emissions according to recent government figures, and despite a push from manufacturers to develop cleaner, more environmentally-friendly vehicles, the motor industry is continuing to struggle to shake off negative public perceptions.

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