vehicles

News

Philadelphia Eagles Take Sustainability to the Next Level

The Philadelphia Eagles are the first professional sports team in North America to introduce a hydrogen refueling station for power passenger at their stadium. Installed by PDC Machines, the refueling station at Lincoln Financial Field will take electricity from the stadium’s 10,456 solar panels and add water. The only emission from hydrogen energy is water…

News

Reducing Carbon Emissions with Biofuel and Technology

Farnek has committed to reducing carbon emissions from its fleet of vehicles by adopting a new blend of biodiesel produced by Dubai-headquartered Neutral Fuels. Neutral Fuels, the largest producer of biofuel in the Gulf region, collects waste cooking oil from local restaurants and kitchens and chemically transforms it into Fatty Acid Methyl Ester (commonly called biodiesel),…

News

Reducing CO2 Emissions from Yellow Plant

Trials on yellow plant have demonstrated potential carbon savings of 58 per cent across Veolia’s fleet of over 660 site-based machines in the United Kingdom.  By working with vehicle manufacturers to optimize vehicle settings, training operators to maximise productivity, and lowering maintenance requirements through better operating regimes, the company is advancing the transition to net…

News

Supporting The AA in Electrifying First Response Vehicles

European EV charging company Mer is assisting The Automobile Association as it decarbonises its business. The AA is switching selected patrol vans to EVs which are parked overnight at drivers’ homes and turned to  Mer to install reliable and user-friendly home charging infrastructure that would be compatible with Mina Homecharge, a software platform which ensures…

News

Welcoming Caroline: Veolia Deploys Electric Telehandler at Integrated Waste Management Facility

Veolia has introduced an electric MRF 360 telehandler at its Integrated Waste Management Facility (IWMF) in Southwark as part of a switch from electric to diesel in the UK. The telehandler will be used to load incoming recyclable waste into the bag splitters of the Material Recovery Facility (MRF), which separates the different recyclable materials…

Finance

Burges Salmon Advises The Electric Car Scheme on Asset-backed Lending

Burges Salmon has advised The Electric Car Scheme (ECS), a UK-based salary sacrifice employee benefit start-up, on an innovative asset-backed lending facility from Triple Point Private Credit. Set up in June 2020 by Tom Eilon and Thom Groot, ECS allows employees (through their employer – similar to the popular Cycle to Work scheme) to lease…

Solutions

Trelleborg to Exhibit at CONEXPO 2023

Trelleborg will showcase its tire solutions for critical construction applications at CONEXPO in Las Vegas, Nevada from 14th to 18th March. Attendees will have the opportunity to view  its Brawler HPS Soft Ride tire and its EMR1042 tire, which offer better productivity, increased rider comfort and extended tire life even in the most demanding environments.…

News

Last Mile Fleets Risking Delay to Electrification Plans

Last mile logistics operators need to consider charging infrastructure or risk delays to EV roll-outs according to Mer, the EV charging company backed by Europe’s largest renewable energy generator, Statkraft. Conflicts between ambitious electrification goals and challenges around power availability mean many businesses are focused on whether existing vehicle fleets can be switched to EVs…

News

Atkins Leads on Road ‘Noise Camera’ Trials

A road camera which has been designed to identify and track drivers who rev-up engines and use modified exhausts in contravention of current rules is being installed at four UK locations as part of a trial to clampdown on antisocial driving. The Transport Secretary has confirmed the four locations, Bradford, Gloucestershire, Great Yarmouth and Birmingham,…

FM

Supporting Parr FM’s Digital Transformation

Radius has been helping Parr Facilities Management connect teams seamlessly as the facility services and fit-out specialist embraces technology to achieve productivity gains. Parr FM is one of Northern Ireland’s most successful FM companies with a roster of major clients including BOC, GLL, Triangle Housing, NHS Shared Business Services (NHS SBS), Co-op, and Lidl. The…

Case Studies

Supporting Container Operations with a Refurbished Doosan Forklift

J Hayward & Sons of Walsall Ltd (Hayward Transport) is a well-trusted name in transport and road haulage incorporated in 1952. Today, the business operates a fleet of 82 Euro 6 compliant 44-tonne vehicles from sites in Walsall, Leeds and Liverpool. Although known as a general haulier, 80 per cent of the company’s business is…

Germany

QUIXX Launches Headlight Restoration Kit

Car headlights have been manufactured using transparent plastics for decades. However, sun, dirt, acid rain and salt cause them to yellow or tarnish and even prevent proper function. Severely fogged headlights can reduce vision by up to 50 per cent, making it difficult to see the roads and to respond to hazards at night. Oncoming…

We've noticed you are using an ad blocker

Advertising helps bring you fresh independent content. Please disable the adblock plugin or settings in your web browser to access the content you are trying to reach on www.fmindustry.com.