Tag Archives: Alternative Fuels

Fisker unveiled their self-driving shuttle for small cities


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 »

LeasePlan to release electric vehicle pilot program across Europe


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 »

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 »

Volvo Trucks believe ‘Gas’ is the next road to tackle emissions

Volvo Trucks

With the new gas-powered engine, the challenge for Volvo Trucks engineers was to develop a new driveline that could reduce CO2 emissions immediately, offer customers the same high performance as diesel and be a viable solution for the future. The final solution meant re-thinking the whole usage of the diesel principle. Volvo Trucks have realised the need for alternative fuels ... Read More »