The winter of 2013/14 was recognised by many as the 'calm after the storm' after relatively mild conditions were experienced in most parts of the UK compared to the previous five winters. Nonetheless, the task of managing winter service in the UK remains as challenging as ever as councils balance tight budgets with delivering more innovation and efficiencies to make their winter service strategies more effective.

Cenex – the UK’s first Centre of Excellence for low carbon and fuel cell technologies and the organiser of the UK’s largest technology showcasing and networking event for the UK low carbon vehicle community, announced that IHS Automotive, has been confirmed as the sole Information & Insight Partner at LCV2014.

Procurement of public sector fleet and maintenance in the UK can be perceived as a convoluted process that doesn’t always lead to the desired outcome for suppliers and manufacturers or for the end-user. The tendering process is complicated and expensive for all parties involved. In short, is the current procurement process putting fear of challenge and OJEU compliancy ahead of the real value that should be achieved?

The Transport KTN (TKTN), is helping to facilitate the exchange of ideas between a diverse group of industry and governmental bodies, all of whom are keen to explore the opportunities presented by biogas.  Amongst the parties to benefit from the TKTN's role as a facilitator are the Anaerobic Digestion & Biogas Association (ADBA), DEFRA and the Technology Strategy Board.

This year, the NEC will again welcome Europe’s premier annual resource efficiency and waste management show when RWM in partnership with CIWM 2013 opens its doors from the 10th to 12th September. With attendance set to exceed 15,000, decision-makers will be attending to do business with more than 750 exhibitors and benefit from a host of exciting features designed to deliver unrivalled business, networking and learning opportunities.

The opportunities and challenges in moving towards a circular economy will be the focal point of discussion and debate at the CIWM Conference Cymru early in 2013.

The organiser of the UK’s largest B2B low carbon vehicle event for manufacturers, technology providers and fleet operators has confirmed the event venue and dates for its sixth annual national event.

Road Expo, Scotland's largest traffic management and highway maintenance event, will return for its latest instalment on 7th – 8th November 2012 at the Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh.

At this year’s CV Show, vehicle enhancement specialist Bott (stand 1D44) will be exhibiting its Bott Vario storage system, as well as promoting the its one-stop-shop approach and bespoke specialist conversions.

On its return to the CV Show this year, commercial vehicle manufacturer Isuzu Truck UK is launching a brand-new service for the UK market with the introduction of  ‘I-Vision’.

The organisers of the 2012 Commercial Vehicle Show and Workshop 2012 have announced tha twww.cvshow.com and www.workshopshow.co.uk now feature links to the ticket application process.

Two months on from new London Low Emission Zone (LEZ) rules coming into force, attention is now focused on making sure thousands of low emission vehicles continue reducing pollution.

Brigade Electronics demonstration truck will be on display at the CV show this year with all its latest vehicle safety products including its new wireless camera monitor system.

Surveyor is pleased to announce it’s forthcoming  schedule of conferences and exhibitions. Each is a dedicated forum, researched with key indutsry figures and associations,  and designed to showcase the latest research, guidance, innovations and good practise. Surveyor events offer an invaluable opportunity to keep abreast of the latest developments and legislation, and to network with your peers. Further information can be found at www.surveyorevents.com

Visitors to the CTS Show such as municipal vehicle and equipment operators in July 2011, experienced a show where demonstrations were welcomed on the stands. This year it will be held again at Collett Transport Service's headquarters at Lorridge Farm Estate, Berkeley Heath, Berkeley, Gloucestershire

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