fleet

Veolia launches its first HVO-fuelled fleet in UK

28/04/2022

Broadland District Council and Veolia have announced the launch of a new contract for all waste collection services which includes a fleet entirely powered by Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO).

Electricity networks collaborate to support decarbonisation of Scottish fleets

09/03/2022

Fleet operators in Scotland are to be supported in their transition to net zero by new guidance on fleet decarbonisation.

Aberdeen council’s budget includes ‘strong focus’ on fleet decarbonisation

08/03/2022

Aberdeen City Council has approved a budget which it describes as ‘very much a budget for the future’ and which includes a ‘strong focus’ on greening its fleet.

Bury Council to spend £10m to replace 91 vehicles

08/03/2022

Bury Council is spending £10m over a three-year period to replace 91 vehicles and reduce CO2 emissions in line with its climate action strategy.

London council launches community municipal investment for green projects

04/03/2022

Camden Council has launched the Camden Climate Investment to help fund the replacement of its diesel and petrol vehicles with green alternatives.

Westminster council switches to EVs

21/01/2022

Cllr James Spencer, cabinet member for city management, Westminster City Council looks at the local authority’s switch to electric vehicles for waste collection and street cleansing.

Vale of Glamorgan Council installs new fleet safety equipment

14/12/2021

Vale of Glamorgan Council is installing the latest safety equipment to its fleet to protect the public, cyclists, and crews.

Kirklees Council set to approve over £6m fleet revamp

13/12/2021

Kirklees Council’s cabinet is set to approve an investment of £6.25m to bring in new high-tech fleet vehicles and take a significant step towards the greening of the council’s fleet.

Greening the local authority fleet

16/09/2021

Rob Bailey, APSE’s Principal Advisor for Transport and Fleet, looks at the options councils face when it comes to decarbonisation.

Greater Manchester seeks vehicle dealers to join clean air plan

09/09/2021

Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) is seeking vehicle dealers to join the GM Clean Air Plan accredited dealership scheme.

FCC Environment introduces a new HARSH fleet for key contract win

26/04/2021

The waste and resource management business, FCC Environment, is introducing a brand new fleet of HARSH-equipped vehicles to support a key contract win in Kent.

Maydencroft expands with a further 13 new Isuzu Grafters

22/04/2021

Specialist south east arboriculture and land management company Maydencroft Ltd has taken delivery of a further nine Isuzu Grafter trucks during 2020 with four more new Grafters joining their fleet in time for spring.

Hitachi announces intelligent fleet decarbonisation solutions

21/09/2020

Hitachi Capital Vehicle Solutions (HCVS) and Hitachi Europe Ltd. have signed a three-year deal to collaborate on new net-zero solutions for fleet owners.

Exol adds four Scania trucks to its ‘ever-growing’ fleet

01/09/2020

Exol Lubricants have added a further four Scania trucks to its fleet in order to better meet ongoing customer demand.

Fleet sector can support post-pandemic economic ‘rebound’, report says

19/06/2020

The vehicle rental, leasing and fleet sector can work with policymakers to deliver a swift rebound in the economy and a faster trajectory towards transport decarbonisation, new report says.

Hills Waste Solutions adds four RCVs to its fleet

26/02/2020

Waste management and recycling specialist, Hills Waste Solutions, has added four new refuse collection vehicles (RCV) to its 60 strong commercial fleet.

Newcastle City Council renews like-for-like Swingo fleet

25/02/2020

Newcastle City Council has carried out a fleet renewal programme for its fleet of Swingos, replacing 11 five-year-old models with 11 new examples of the compact sweeper.

Paving the way for e-RCVS

24/02/2020

Paul Connor, Head of Tenders and Procurement at SFS, comments on the impact of electric vehicles on the public sector and provides his outlook for all-EV municipal fleets.

Leeds City Council buys library buses to encourage kids to read

31/01/2020

Leeds City Council has added two new library buses to its fleet in an effort to encourage a love of books and reading from an early age.

Somerset building supplier scoops up seven new ‘robust’ Isuzu Grafters

27/01/2020

CRS Building Supplies has replaced 50% of its truck fleet with the addition of seven new Isuzu Grafter N35.125 tippers.

Briggs Equipment kicks off new year with £6.1m fleet investment

10/01/2020

Briggs Equipment has kicked off 2020 with a £6.1m investment into its short term hire fleet, which now stands at 5,500 vehicles.

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