local authorities

New EV chargers rolled out in Banbury and Kidlington

18/05/2022

Drivers of electric vehicles will soon be able to top up their batteries at 22 new park and charge sites in Banbury and Kidlington.

Peterborough City Council adds five new Swingo compact sweepers to its Streetcare fleet

17/05/2022

Peterborough City Council has purchased five new Swingo 200+ compact sweepers from Aebi Schmidt for its 10-strong Streetcare sweeper fleet after going out to tender for replacement vehicles.

Council smashes glass recycling target

16/05/2022

Mansfield District Council has smashed targets it set for glass recycling three years ahead of schedule and within a year of starting free kerbside collections.

Electric vehicle charging contractor appointed by Wealden

09/05/2022

Wealden District Council has appointed a provider to boost public electric vehicle charging availability in the district.

Lichfield and Tamworth councils take delivery of Twin Pack refuse vehicles

04/05/2022

Lichfield District and Tamworth Borough councils have brought in a new fleet of refuse vehicles to collect paper and card separately from other dry mixed recyclables such as glass, tins, and plastic.

Transitioning council RCVs to low carbon alternatives

29/04/2022

Abi Ademiluyi, APSE’s principal advisor for the South of England, and Rob Bailey, APSE’s principal advisor for fleet and transport, discuss fleet decarbonisation.

West Yorkshire’s charge point journey

12/04/2022

Local authorities thinking about making the transition to electric fleets require reliable EV charging infrastructure. EQUANS EV Solutions and the West Yorkshire Combined Authority have been working together to deliver just that. LAPV reports.

Solar system supports council's fleet electrification journey

08/04/2022

Bassetlaw District Council is one step closer to being able to transition its fleet to electric vehicles (EV) thanks to the installation of its new charging points.

Only a quarter of councils published EV strategies

07/04/2022

Only a quarter of local authorities in the UK have published electric vehicle (EV) transition strategies, a freedom of information (FOI) request has revealed.

Derby City Council goes for like-for-like Swingo replacements

06/04/2022

Derby City Council has replaced the Swingo 200+ compact sweepers from Aebi Schmidt on its street cleansing fleet with three, brand new Swingos on a like-for-like basis.

Councils ‘shafted’ over £1bn bus funding allocations

05/04/2022

The Government has announced a raft of local transport cash allocations but the news was overshadowed by angry local reactions, notably from South Yorkshire Mayor Dan Jarvis who exclaimed: 'We have been shafted'.

Ubico takes on waste service for Gloucester City Council

04/04/2022

Ubico has taken over Gloucester City Council’s waste service and has ordered a number of electric vehicles to help deliver the local authority’s green commitments.

Charity calls for ‘mobility credits’ to promote shared transport

04/04/2022

England’s councils have been urged to introduce incentives for people to give up private vehicles to help increase the use of shared transport.

Sheffield CAZ delayed until 2023

01/04/2022

Sheffield City Council has announced that the launch of its Clean Air Zone (CAZ) will be delayed until 2023.

Air quality consultations launched

29/03/2022

The Government has launched two consultations on proposals to make it easier for local authorities to tackle poor air quality in their areas.

Bury Council invests £225,000 in three Schmidt Swingo sweepers

28/03/2022

Bury Council has invested £225,000 in three Schmidt Swingo 100 mechanical compact sweepers in order to provide an enhanced street care service.

New EV charge point pilot launched

28/03/2022

Flowbird Smart City UK has completed its first local authority electric vehicle (EV) charge point pilot project for Wokingham Borough Council.

Sheffield City Council launches new shuttle bus

25/03/2022

Sheffield City Council has announced plans to provide free travel around the city centre with a new shuttle bus.

Council chiefs welcome £1.6bn EV charge point strategy

25/03/2022

Local authorities have welcomed a new Government strategy designed to boost the roll-out of 300,000 electric vehicle charge points by 2030.

Greenwich council launches driver apprenticeship

25/03/2022

The Royal Borough of Greenwich is launching a new apprenticeship to train its staff to drive large goods vehicles (LGVs) and help address a national shortage of skilled drivers.

Glasgow council fleet to be emissions free by 2029

22/03/2022

Glasgow City Council is aiming to ensure its 2,000 strong fleet will be emissions free by the end of the decade, the local authority says.

Bucks Council awarded nearly £600,000 to upcycle RCV

21/03/2022

Buckinghamshire Council has been awarded more than half a million pounds to upcycle its first refuse collection vehicle to electric.

Veolia announces launch of Kingston Council's first fully electric collection fleet

18/03/2022

Kingston Council has approved Veolia’s proposal to introduce a fleet of electric refuse collection vehicles (eRCVs), which will take to Kingston’s streets in the autumn.

Red diesel ban ‘tangible threat’ to waste strategy

18/03/2022

The Chancellor has been warned that the red diesel ban is ‘counter intuitive’ and presents ‘a tangible threat’ to the Government’s waste strategy.

Waste food oil-powered bin lorries take to the streets in Leicestershire

15/03/2022

Waste food oil now powers bin collections and street cleaning in North West Leicestershire, the local council has confirmed.

Wrapped vans to raise awareness of suicide prevention

15/03/2022

North Lanarkshire Council’s drive to raise awareness about suicide prevention has taken to the streets as four specially wrapped vehicles will be displaying helpline numbers.

Council’s first electric vehicle hits the road

15/03/2022

Mansfield District Council’s first electric vehicle has hit the road as part of its ambition to be a carbon neutral authority by 2040.

Rod Stewart video prompts warning about DIY pothole repairs

14/03/2022

Essex County Council has urged residents not to try and fix potholes themselves after Sir Rod Stewart was filmed carrying out repairs.

Five new Dennis Eagle RCVs start work with Ards and North Down BC

09/03/2022

Five new Dennis Eagle refuse collection vehicles (RCVs) have started work with Ards and North Down Borough Council.

SUEZ and Kirklees Council agree two-year interim contract

08/03/2022

SUEZ recycling and recovery UK and Kirklees Council have agreed a two-year interim contract on waste management that will see a greater emphasis on recycling and energy recovery.

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.

Countrystyle Recycling brings in EPIC for vehicle livery

03/03/2022

Kent based waste management firm, Countrystyle Recycling Ltd, selected EPIC Media Group to provide vehicle livery for the company’s first ever domestic waste collection contract for the London Borough of Bexley.

District council forced to pause food waste collections

02/03/2022

Derbyshire Dales District Council has been forced to pause its food waste collections after the closure of the privately owned Vital Earth reprocessing facility.

Northamptonshire councils join forces to deliver 82 EV charge points

02/03/2022

A partnership between two Northamptonshire councils has led to the provision of a new portfolio of on-street electric vehicle (EV) charging solutions.

Green deliveries for meals on wheels in Wolverhampton

01/03/2022

Meals on Wheels customers in Wolverhampton will soon be getting their food delivered via zero emission electric vans after the council took delivery of nine brand new vehicles.

Coventry council defends itself against Unite’s pay claims

23/02/2022

Coventry City Council has challenged claims by the union Unite that refuse collection drivers doing the same job in neighbouring councils are paid thousands of pounds more than the drivers currently on strike.

New guide launched to help councils deliver charging points

23/02/2022

Local authorities are being urged to do more to ensure electric vehicle users have easy access to a reliable charge point in their area.

Harrow Council welcomes first electric sweeper

23/02/2022

The first fully electric street sweeper has joined Harrow Council’s fleet in another step forward for the authority’s carbon neutral pledge.

Redditch council puts ‘money where our mouth is’ on decarbonisation

22/02/2022

Redditch Borough Council has allocated £1.5m to decarbonising its fleet over the coming year.

Ipswich council takes delivery of 50th electric vehicle

22/02/2022

Ipswich Borough Council has taken delivery of its fiftieth electric vehicle (EV), which means that more than half the council’s fleet of vehicles are now zero emission or low emission vehicles.

Aberdeen City Council adds UK’s first hydrogen fuel cell waste truck to its vehicle fleet

17/02/2022

The UK’s first hydrogen-fuelled waste collection vehicle was revealed today in Aberdeen, in a move which continues to accelerate the city’s thriving hydrogen economy.

Council to invest £130,000 in new sweepers

16/02/2022

Durham County Council is planning on investing half a million pounds in decarbonising its fleet and energy efficiency measures this year.

Coventry council’s purchase of JCB’s PotholePro ‘win, win’

16/02/2022

Coventry’s highways service looks forward to rapidly fixing the area’s potholes thanks to its purchase of JCB’s innovative pothole machine.

Swale council trials first electric RCV

15/02/2022

The residents of Swale have been able to witness the borough's first electric refuse collection vehicle collecting their refuse, recycling and garden waste.

Behind the Scenes: West Lindsey’s £5m depot

11/02/2022

West Lindsey District Council has opened its new multi-million-pound depot, which was two decades in the making. LAPV goes behind the scenes.

Coventry bin lorry driver strike to cost council £1.8m

09/02/2022

The dispute in Coventry over the pay of bin lorry drivers is likely to cost the city council around £1.8m if it continues to the end of March, the local authority has warned.

Council drops kerbside collections for engine oil and car batteries

07/02/2022

West Oxfordshire District Council has dropped kerbside collections for engine oil and car batteries due to low demand.

bp approved as the Aberdeen Hydrogen Hub joint venture partner

04/02/2022

Energy company bp has been approved to be the Joint Venture partner to deliver the Aberdeen Hydrogen Hub, which will build a solar power facility connected to a green hydrogen production and refuelling facility.

Wolverhampton council takes delivery of two electric vans

31/01/2022

City of Wolverhampton Council has taken delivery of two zero-emission, electric vans heralding the start of plans to replace all polluting vehicles from its fleet 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.

Morgan Sindall Construction appointed for £12m waste services depot

20/01/2022

Birmingham City Council has appointed Morgan Sindall Construction to deliver a £12m waste services depot.

BCP Council takes delivery of four new electric RCVs

10/01/2022

Residents across Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole are benefitting from cleaner air, as four new electric refuse vehicles are now collecting waste across the conurbation.

EV loans let Durham businesses try before they buy

06/01/2022

Small businesses in County Durham are being invited by the council to borrow an electric van, to experience for themselves the benefits of going green.

Dudley Council opts for Swingo sweepers after top mark tender

05/01/2022

Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council has added eight Swingos from Aebi Schmidt to its fleet of street cleaning vehicles following a thorough and extensive tender process at which the compact sweeper scored top marks.

Bradford council delays launch of clean air zone

24/12/2021

Bradford City Council has said that the launch of its clean air zone (CAZ) has been delayed until spring 2022.

London councils well-stocked with salt

21/12/2021

London council leaders have reassured the capital’s residents that boroughs have enough salt to get them through the winter months.

Council worker ‘hero’ after sweeper burst into flames

20/12/2021

An East Devon District Council (EDDC) worker had a narrow escape over the weekend after his road sweeper went up in flames on Sunday morning.

Council wraps new RCVs with beach scenes

14/12/2021

North East Lincolnshire Council has wrapped its new fleet of recycling vehicles with epic scenes that celebrate the borough’s beaches, parks, and green spaces.

Leeds council puts aside extra £5m to deal with household waste

13/12/2021

Leeds City Council has been forced to set aside an extra £5m to deal with the increase in household waste requiring collection and disposal during the pandemic.

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.

Isle of Wight announces £1.4m fleet ‘refresh’

07/12/2021

The Isle of Wight Council has taken delivery of a new fleet of state-of-the-art refuse lorries in an effort to make its waste services cleaner and greener.

Work starts on UK’s largest charging hub

29/11/2021

Work started last week on the UK’s largest public electric vehicle (EV) charging hub at Redbridge Park & Ride, which will see the installation of fast and ultra-rapid EV chargers for drivers.

Council goes green with electric mopeds

16/11/2021

A Hampshire County Council scheme, which enables young people to hire mopeds at an affordable rate, is going green with the addition of five electric mopeds to its fleet of conventionally powered bikes.

Council unveils ambitious plan to convert fleet to electric power

15/11/2021

Buckinghamshire Council has announced it will be working to convert its vehicle fleet to zero emission, electric power in partnership with Silverstone-based company Lunaz.

Government ‘must step in’ to deliver on 4,000 zero-emission buses promise

25/10/2021

A transport charity is calling for more to be done to deliver a zero-emission bus fleet as figures reveal only a tiny proportion of buses on the road are currently electric.

Brighton council and union reaches deal to end bin strike

19/10/2021

Brighton residents will soon once again see their streets cleared of bin bags as the council reaches a deal with striking refuse collection workers to resolve the ongoing industrial dispute.

Wiltshire Council approves EV charging infrastructure scheme

13/10/2021

Wiltshire Council's cabinet yesterday agreed to approve a new electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure plan that will see more chargers delivered in the local area.

Dacorum Borough Council makes second major investment in Mercedes-Benz trucks

07/10/2021

West Hertfordshire’s Dacorum Borough Council has made a second major investment in Mercedes-Benz’s truck technology as part of a move to standardise its fleet of 32 refuse collection vehicles.

SFS expands operations in the South West

05/10/2021

Specialist Fleet Services Ltd (SFS) is expanding its operations in the South West following the award of two new seven year (+7) contract hire agreements from Somerset West and Taunton Council and North Devon Council.

North East Lincolnshire mayor goes electric

05/10/2021

The mayor of North East Lincolnshire Council is paving the way for a greener borough with a new electric car.

UK’s tallest cherry picker helps to tackle gulls

30/09/2021

The tallest cherry picker in the UK is currently in action in the centre of Worcester as part of a programme of measures to control the number of gulls in the city.

Council to trial electric car club with induction charger

29/09/2021

Buckinghamshire Council has become one of the first local authorities in the country to trial an electric car club with an induction charger.

Dawsongroup sweepers secures largest Scottish sweeper contract

23/09/2021

Dawsongroup sweepers, a rental supplier of industrial and municipal cleaning vehicles, has secured the largest sweeper contract available in Scotland.

Reading council unveils first fully electric RCV in Berkshire

16/09/2021

The first fully electric waste collection vehicle in Berkshire has been unveiled by Reading Borough Council this week.

New waste lorries remind people not to feed gulls

08/09/2021

Worcester residents will now be seeing regular reminders of how they can help control the number of gulls in the city, with two new waste lorries displaying 3.4-metre signs asking them to dispose of waste food properly.

East Lothian Council set to roll out new fleet of Kerb-Sort vehicles

02/09/2021

East Lothian Council is getting ready to roll out their new fleet of Romaquip’s Kerb-Sort vehicles on 20th September.

Game-changing project in Lambeth addresses EV inequality

02/09/2021

The London Borough of Lambeth has worked with Connected Kerb, the electric vehicle (EV) charging specialist, to provide public EV charging infrastructure to under-represented communities.

Camden council launches world’s densest air quality sensor network

05/08/2021

The world’s densest air quality sensor network, which aims to fundamentally transform how air pollution is monitored and managed, will be installed in the London borough of Camden this summer.

First rural electric bin lorries trialled in Scotland

04/08/2021

SP Energy Networks is piloting Scotland’s first rural all-electric refuse vehicles in partnership with Dumfries & Galloway Council as the region works towards achieving its 2025 net zero emissions target.

How to plan the right EV infrastructure for your local authority

04/08/2021

Asif Ghafoor, part of the team working to deliver Greater Manchester’s electric vehicle charging infrastructure, shares practical advice for local authorities on how to plan an effective network.

Enfield Council’s small van fleet is going all-electric

29/07/2021

Enfield Council has announced that their entire small van fleet is going electric to help the council reach its climate action targets.

Kick starting Oxford’s EV revolution

29/07/2021

Oxford City Council’s capital programme project manager Tina Mould and Oxford Direct Services’ (ODS) transport manager Owain Pearce explain how the council and ODS are working together to decarbonise transport across the city.

Charge points go live as EVs added to council pool car fleet

29/07/2021

Somerset West and Taunton (SWT) has now completed the installation of five charging points in partnership with EV charge point supplier, InstaVolt.

Birmingham gets first hydrogen bus

28/07/2021

Birmingham City Council has unveiled the first of its 20 new hydrogen buses, which are set to be in operation later this year.

Doncaster’s solar carpark

22/07/2021

After declaring a climate emergency in 2019, Doncaster Council is building a 20 space ‘electric only’ carpark as part of its fleet decarbonisation journey. LAPV reports.

Leaders call for new powers to tackle climate change

13/07/2021

A cross-party group of 32 mayors and local leaders have called for greater powers and resources to deliver net zero.

It’s time for councils to step on the gas

30/06/2021

Chris Hampton, product & business development manager – hydrogen at BOC UK & Ireland, provides a quick guide to hydrogen infrastructure.

Sunderland City Council trials a Dennis Eagle eRCV

29/04/2021

A 27 tonne electric refuse collection vehicle (eRCV) is starting its rounds in a 24-month trial in Sunderland.

South Ayrshire Council switches to live camera systems

28/04/2021

South Ayrshire Council has switched to live camera systems that are remotely monitored and health-checked after a spate of faulty vehicle cameras and unrecorded footage on waste and recycling vehicles.

Waltham Forest unveils new electric waste and cleansing fleet

17/03/2021

The London Borough of Waltham Forest (LBWF) has unveiled its new fleet of electric waste and recycling collection, street cleansing and grounds maintenance vehicles.

Hambleton accommodates new homes with greener waste and recycling fleet

04/03/2021

Local population growth, increased recycling quantities and extensive new residential developments have led Hambleton District Council to expand its refuse and recycling collection fleet with vehicles part-powered by electricity to reduce carbon emissions.

City Corporation to become first UK authority to run fully electric refuse truck fleet

04/03/2021

The City of London Corporation will become the first UK governing body to run a full fleet of electric refuse collection vehicles following recent successful trials of the new technology.

Biffa selects EPIC Media Group to fit livery on over 300 vehicles

02/03/2021

Waste management specialist, Biffa, has selected EPIC Media Group to supply and fit vehicle livery on over 300 vehicles servicing Cornwall Council’s Waste and Recycling Collection, Street and Public Open Space Cleansing Services Contract.

Urbaser commercial division expands with new waste and recycling contracts

02/03/2021

Urbaser Ltd Commercial Services (ULCS) is expanding its portfolio with the addition of new local authority trade waste collection services, which include Eden District, and the management of Household Waste and Recycling Centres (HWRCs) located across Northamptonshire and Central Bedfordshire.

Caerphilly replaces over 300 vehicles

23/02/2021

Caerphilly County Borough Council (CCBC) has taken delivery of 315 new vehicles since Specialist Fleet Services Ltd (SFS) won a seven-year fleet replacement contract with the authority in 2017.

Carlisle City Council uses electric van to combat ‘enviro-crimes’

22/02/2021

Carlisle City Council is using a new electric van to drive forward an eco-friendly way to combat littering and other enviro-crimes.

Southampton City Council selects eSwingos to help meet green objectives

16/02/2021

Southampton City Council has taken delivery of the first of four all-electric eSwingo compact sweepers from Aebi Schmidt UK to help meet its environmental objectives under its Green City Plan 2030.

Cotswold DC takes delivery of first hybrid vehicle

09/02/2021

Cotswold District Council has taken delivery of its first hybrid vehicle as part of its commitment to use 100% clean energy by 2030.

Councils cut number of gritting days by 29% over two years, research shows

09/02/2021

The number of days councils spent gritting roads fell by 29% between 2017/18 and 2019/20, according to new research.

Councils join forces with electricity network operator to end EV charging blackspots

26/01/2021

Five local authorities are joining forces with the UK’s biggest electricity network operator in a bid to end electric vehicle (EV) charging blackspots.

Redbridge Council lead the charge on greener travel with new EV fleet

25/01/2021

Redbridge Council has purchased 12 new electric vehicles which will be charged by the newly created rapid electric vehicle charging bays at the council’s Ley Street Depot.

North Warwickshire Borough Council welcomes three new Mercedes-Benz Econics

17/12/2020

Municipal vehicle specialist CP Davidson & Sons (CPD) has delivered its first Mercedes-Benz Econics to North Warwickshire Borough Council.

Siemens Mobility partners with Aberdeen City Council to launch first dual-fuel van

17/12/2020

Siemens Mobility has launched its first dual-fuel field-services van in partnership with Aberdeen City Council, introducing hydrogen to its road vehicle fleet.

Worcester City Council adds safety feature to new Schmidt sweepers

02/12/2020

Worcester City Council has fitted new safety features to three new Schmidt sweepers that it has added to its municipal fleet to increase driver safety and boost productivity.

Telford & Wrekin Council buy six new electric vans

30/11/2020

Telford & Wrekin Council has made a further step on its journey to become carbon neutral by 2030 this week as six new electric vehicles join its fleet.

Hounslow council welcome UK’s first autonomous road delivery vehicle trial

11/11/2020

Hounslow is to be the first location in the UK to trial autonomous electric delivery vehicles on its roads.

Northumberland council makes ‘green fleet promise’ to replace diesel vans

09/11/2020

Northumberland County Council has begun replacing its fleet of small diesel vans with electric vehicles as part of an effort to future proof its fleet.

Cambridgeshire councils take delivery of first all-electric bin lorry

03/11/2020

Two local authorities in Cambridgeshire have taken delivery of their first all-electric bin lorry as part of their drive to go green.

Test Valley council buys three Dennis Eagle RCVs with electric bin lifts

26/10/2020

Test Valley Borough Council has purchased three refuse collection vehicles from Dennis Eagle as it continues its drive to become carbon-neutral.

Holyrood funding brings zero emission vehicles to council fleet

20/10/2020

Aberdeenshire Council has taken delivery of five new electric vehicles and two hydrogen vehicles.

Hydrogen buses coming to Birmingham next Spring

05/10/2020

Birmingham City Council has purchased 20 new hydrogen double decker buses as part of their Clean Air Hydrogen Bus Pilot.

Council adds ‘eye-catching’ whale to RCVs to encourage recycling

01/10/2020

Copeland Borough Council has put an eye-catching image of a whale on the side of three of the council’s refuse vehicles as part of a campaign to encourage recycling.

Councils opt for bespoke Volvo L110H for waste recycling centre

24/09/2020

A Bespoke Volvo L110H loading shovel takes charge at Nuffield Road Household Waste Recycling Centre.

Council deploys Videalert electric mobile enforcement vehicle

15/09/2020

Bath and North East Somerset Council is extending its Videalert CCTV enforcement platform by deploying a new electric mobile enforcement vehicle (MEV).

Highways England to invest £9m in EV ‘try before you buy’ scheme

09/09/2020

Highways England has announced that it is investing over £9m in a local government electric vehicle (EV) ‘try before you buy’ scheme as part of World EV day.

East Suffolk Council introduces six ‘carbon-emission free vehicles’ to fleet

11/08/2020

East Suffolk Council is taking steps to reduce its carbon emissions by introducing six new electric vehicles to its fleet run by partners, East Suffolk Norse.

Cardiff council pilots the rollout of rapid EV chargers

28/07/2020

Cardiff City Council has joined forces with Engenie to rollout a rapid EV charging network across the city. LAPV reports.

Go Plant Fleet Services awarded Ealing council maintenance contract

27/07/2020

Go Plant Fleet Services has been awarded the contract to provide maintenance provision to the London Borough of Ealing via their local authority trading company, Greener Ealing Limited.

Kirklees Council invests in vehicle safety technology

23/07/2020

Kirklees Council is equipping its new waste and recycling fleet with the latest vehicle safety technology.

Councils could 'save millions' with help of electric charger surgeries, company claims

22/07/2020

UK Power Networks says that local authorities could collectively save millions if they use the electricity company’s free advice surgeries when installing electric vehicle chargers.

England’s top recycler praises 100% Dennis Eagle & Terberg fleet

12/03/2020

England’s official number one local authority for recycling has been named as East Riding of Yorkshire for the third year running. And the council has praised the role Dennis Eagle & Terberg Matec play in its outstanding operations.

Scottish council purchases 11 more Mercedes-Benz RCVs

26/02/2020

Fife Council has purchased 11 more Mercedes-Benz refuse collection vehicles (RCV).

Hydrogen for transport

28/01/2020

Mark Griffin explains why Aberdeen City Council has introduced a fleet of hydrogen fuelled buses to help reduce emissions.

Electric refuse vehicles could cut pollution and costs, report says

27/01/2020

A Bristol-based environmental consultancy has called for the roll out of electric refuse vehicles to help cut air pollution and local authority costs.

West Yorkshire council launches EV trial scheme

24/01/2020

Leeds City Council has launched a new scheme giving businesses, organisations and charities in West Yorkshire the opportunity to drive electric vans free of charge for up to two months.

Aberdeen City Council bags Fleet Operator of the Year Award

26/11/2019

Aberdeen City Council has been awarded Local Authority Fleet Operator of the Year at the Transport News Scottish Rewards held on 9 November 2019 in Glasgow.

First Bus partners with Yutong and Zenobe Energy in Leeds

14/11/2019

First Bus is partnering with Yutong and Zenobe in an exciting and innovative approach to vehicle electrification. Together they will roll out nine new electric buses, produced by Yutong UK and Pelican Engineering, in Hunslet Park, Leeds in May 2020.

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