Author Archives: Fred James

Fisker unveiled their self-driving shuttle for small cities


Fisker Automotive, founded in 2007 by Henrik Fisker, has teamed up with China’s Hakim Unique Group on a project known as ‘Orbit’, which is a self-driving electric shuttle bus tailored to suit small city environments. Without to much detail being provided at this moment in time, it is clear that the boxy design of the vehicle is to maximise passenger ... Read More »

Community Transport Christmas – Grimsby & Cleethorpes Dial-a-Ride

Community Transport Christmas

This Community Transport Christmas story was written by Midge Curry from Grimsby & Cleethorpes Dial-a-Ride, this story shows the lengths community transport will go to help the community when and where possible. Some time ago I wrote to CTA to let them know about an organisation that sprung into life following one man’s encounter with a very, very lonely lady. ... Read More »

Community Transport Christmas – Tavistock Area Support Services

Community Transport Christmas

Following on from the first Community Transport Christmas story we bring you this one based on Tavistock Area Support Services in Devon. Written by Diane Newman, General Manager at Tavistock Area Support Services. Here at Tavistock Area Support Services we provide transport for people to attend the Rotary Christmas Day Lunch. This will take up most of the day with ... Read More »

Mercedes-Benz release images of proposed cab layout for new Sprinter

Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

The new Mercedes-Benz Sprinter is soon going to be made available for the world to feast their eyes upon, but for now interior images of the third generation Sprinter will satisfy. New photo’s of the Sprinter’s interior have been released and the first noticeable difference is the large Mercedes Pro touchscreen on the centre console. This gives the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter ... Read More »

Community Transport Christmas – Brent Community Transport

Community Transport Christmas

It’s that time of year again where the Community Transport Association share stories of their members who go above and beyond during Christmas time. Community transport work throughout the Christmas period, even going out on Christmas day to provide those who would otherwise be alone with access to family, friendship, company and independence over the holidays. This story was written ... Read More »