Author Archives: Fred James

Fisker unveiled their self-driving shuttle for small cities

Fisker

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 – Green Dragon Bus

Community Transport Christmas

This Community Transport Christmas story was written by Caroline Wilson from Green Dragon Bus and this story shows the lengths community transport will go to help the community when and where possible. Community transport works across the Christmas period, even on Christmas day, to provide those who would otherwise be alone with access to family, friendship, company and independence over ... 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 »

Clean Air Zones leaving business drivers and road-users ‘in the dark’

Mercedes-Benz Vans

Mercedes-Benz Vans, part of the Daimler group, have carried out research that suggests businesses and drivers which are most likely to be affected by Clean Air Zones remain ‘in the dark’ about the upcoming plans. This year the Government announced plans as part of it’s Clean Air Strategy, that the first six Clean Air Zones will be in place and ... 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 »