Author Archives: Fred James

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 »

Chargemaster set to install 150 charge points for Lancashire CC

Chargemaster

Chargemaster recently announced that they will be installing 150 electric vehicle charge points in Lancashire, as requested by the region’s County Council. The roll out will begin in the first months of 2018, which will include 18 Ultracharge rapid chargers, offering CCS CHAdeMO and Type 2 charging. Also included will be 66 dual socket fast units for use with a ... Read More »

Consortium explore autonomous vehicles ride-sharing service

autonomous vehicles

A collection of different companies including one of the UK’s biggest fleets are developing a business model for the mass-market introduction of autonomous vehicles (AV) by 2025. Luxury taxi giant, Addison Lee, estimates up to a third of London car journeys could be replaced by autonomous vehicles by 2025. This would account for 2.5 million passenger trips a day, equivalent to ... Read More »

Vanarama use artificial intelligence (AI) to aid customer service team

Vanarama

Vanarama are advancing their company in ways which they believe will be the future of customer service interactions as of 2020. Vanarama has launched their new artificial intelligence chatbot which they named ‘iVan’, which will help in matching customers with the right vehicle based on different factors. The chatbot was developed based on the industry stats Vanarama has seen which ... Read More »