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BARRIER & Cozy are the latest products by Phoenix Seating

BARRIER Phoenix Seating were at NAPFM, The Emergency Fleet Show 2017 to show off their current range, but Phoenix were also unveiling their new two new products. BARRIER is the water, dirt and mud resistant seating solution that can be applied to Phoenix’s Blenheim, Blenheim Highback, Hydra and Sirius collections. BARRIER offers a protective layer against water, mud & other ... Read More »

Venson survey reveals driver concerns over future commuting options


Venson Automotive recently carried out a survey to understand the public’s views on public transport and the changes being introduced into towns and city centres including T-charge’s and the eventual ban on all petrol and diesel engine cars. The survey from Venson Automotives found that over half (51%) of motorists believe that public transport needs to be more affordable to ... Read More »

LCV registrations dip amid economic & political uncertainty


Figures recently released by the Society of Motors, Manufacturers & Traders (SMMT) show that the new light commercial vehicle (LCV) market saw a slight decline in October. The figures read that 24,968 new LCV’s were introduced on to British roads in October, which was a 7.4% decrease compared with the same month in 2016. Demand for smaller vans were down ... Read More »

Groupe Renault debuts a world first in autonomous obstacle avoidance

Autonomous obstacle avoidance

Groupe Renault has today come out and revealed their autonomous obstacle avoidance technology systems they have been developing alongside professional test drivers. In an industry first, the system can demonstrate road obstacle avoidance just as good as professional test drivers. Apparently the drivers who took part, served as the inspiration and the benchmark for this achievement at Renault Open Innovation ... Read More »

London Mayor announces ULEZ will start in 2019

World’s first Ultra-Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) will operate from 8 April 2019 in Central London. The 24-hour ULEZ will replace the T-charge, tightening standards and affecting up to 60,000 vehicles per day. The Mayor of London today announced plans for the next major stage of his hard-hitting measures to help tackle London’s lethal air pollution and dramatically reduce harmful emissions ... Read More »