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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 »

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 »

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 »

HCT Group introduce Drive On – ex-offenders red bus trainee pilot

HCT Group help ex-offenders

Training ex-offenders as London red bus drivers may sound like a risk to some people, but HCT Group says that the pilot has found that, with the right support, an intake of ex-offender bus driving trainees has had the same success rate & performance as an intake without ex-offenders. The potential of this programme could come as relief for offenders ... Read More »

Ford announce names for their Chariot commuter shuttle services

Chariot commuter service

Ford’s Chariot commuter shuttle service is set to hit the streets¬†of London after confirming earlier this month that they had plans in mind for 6 London routes. The car giant said it is planning six initial routes for the capital, which have now been published by Transport for London (TfL) in its London service permit bulletin, and are now open ... Read More »