Industry News

Potential of Hydrogen could help cut CO2 transport emissions

Hydrogen Council

Global leaders descended on Bonn, Germany for COP 23, which saw the Hydrogen Council launch their global vision of the role which hydrogen can play in reducing transport emissions, developed with support from McKinsey. As well as a being a key fuel of the energy transition this study shows that hydrogen has the potential to develop around $2.5 trillion of ... Read More »

Transport Committee launch inquiry into the potential of MaaS

MaaS

Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) is a broad term for a range of digital transport service platforms, from quite niche online car and bike-sharing schemes to hugely popular, high profile taxi and private hire smartphone apps including Uber and Lyft. MaaS apps can provide value for money, convenient, on demand services and are transforming how people, particularly younger people in cities, consume urban ... Read More »

School teachers in Northern Ireland will need D1 license for minibuses

Northern Ireland

Teachers in Northern Ireland have been stripped of their right to drive school minibuses on a car driving license, leaving some schools unable to transport pupils to activities at all. After new guidance came into force teachers have been told that they must have a full D1 on their driving license and also acquire a driver certificate of professional competence. A ... Read More »

LeasePlan to release electric vehicle pilot program across Europe

LeasePlan

LeasePlan Corporation will launch an electric vehicle pilot programme for corporate companies in the UK in December One of the global leaders in fleet management; LeasePlan, yesterday announced whilst attending the UN Climate Change Conference (COP23) in Bonn, Germany, the launch of their electric vehicle pilot program for corporate companies. LeasePlan’s new electric vehicle pilot program has been designed to make ... Read More »

Ford announce Chariot ride-sharing service to hit London streets

Chariot commuter service

Ford Motor Company confirm plans that their ride-sharing service, “Chariot”, will be heading to the streets of London once their application has been accepted. The ride-sharing service start-up was bought by Ford in September 2016 for an estimated £50m, with versions of the service already operating in 4 US cities including Austin, Seattle, New York and San Francisco who’s services ... Read More »