Monthly Archives: May 2013

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Another company signs up for the Nissan Leaf

29 May 2013   Tweet The Nissan Leaf is becoming the cheap-running vehicle of choice for more and more companies throughout the UK. The latest company to add a Leaf to its fleet is engineering firm Alstom, which is using the zero-emissions vehicle for short journeys. Alstom is currently undergoing a trial period with the Read the full article…

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New low emissions fuel station opened

23 May 2013   Tweet   The first bio-methane-fuelled filling station has now opened in Daventry. The pump is the first in the UK to dispense Bio-LNG and could be the first step towards low emissions fuel being dispensed via a nationwide network. The Bio-LNG that is being dispensed is a blend of liquefied natural Read the full article…

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Government should encourage plug-in fleets, argue MPs

21 May 2013   Tweet   Some MPs and the Transport Committee have claimed that the government has not done enough to encourage companies to invest in electric vehicles for their fleets. The Committee believes that the government should be encouraging fleets to purchase plug-in vehicles in order to reduce emissions. Currently the government’s main Read the full article…

The Citroen C1 has been updated

21 May 2013 Tweet The updated Citroen C1 is set to be released in the UK on June 1st this year. The tweaks to the model include a reduced level of carbon dioxide emissions from its 1.0 litre three-cylinder engine. Emissions have been lowered Read the full article…

New tyre deal could improve UK business for Falken

21 May 2013   Tweet   The UK distribution of Falken truck and bus tyres will be extended as the company begins supplying to Treadsetters distributors. Treadsetters is already one of Europe and the UK’s biggest wholesalers of tyres for commercial vehicles. The company’s extensive portfolio – which has been exhibited at the 2013 commercial Read the full article…

New plans could extend town’s taxi rank

20 May 2013 Tweet Bromsgrove in Worcestershire could soon be benefiting from an extended taxi rank. Plans are due to go before the district council’s licensing committee that could see a new, larger taxi rank put into place close to the town’s late-opening clubs. Read the full article…