Red tape and costs must be cut to improve air quality

Transport for London (TfL) has warned that red tape and costs “must be minimised” for commercial fleets targeted with improving air quality. The capital, which could become a blueprint for other UK pollution hotspots, is due to be the world’s first clean-air zone from September 2020. However, the new mayor of London has drawn up proposals that could see the so-called ultra-low emission zone (ULEZ) introduced a year earlier than expected, and more than double in size. Sadiq Khan is proposing the new zone would stretch from north to south circular roads. Under existing plans it was due to only apply to the current congestion charge zone, with drivers of non-compliant cars having to pay £12.50 per day to enter. But Khan now wants to add an additional premium to the congestion charge for the most polluting vehicles from 2017. “I have been elected…

Supporting East Green Energy EV Experience Day

Fleetdrive Electric will be exhibiting at the Electric Vehicle Experience Day at Bentwaters Parks. Organised by East Green Energy, the day aims to let visitors see the increasing range of EVs available and provide a safe environment where they can try them for themselves to assess performance, range and practicality. As a renewable energy company, EVs fit nicely into East Green Energy’s business model and experts will be on hand to talk about both the cars and ways of generating your own power to charge them. The event will be split into two sessions. To find out more or register for the event, visit the East Green Energy website.The aim of the day is to allow you to see the increasing range of EVs available and to experience driving them and assess their performance for yourself. The day will held on the 8th June…

See us at GreenFleet Nottingham on 8th June

GreenFleet NOTTINGHAM is being staged in association with the Office for Low Emissions Vehicles (OLEV) and Nottingham City Council, along with Nottinghamshire County and Derby City Councils. Fleetdrive Electric’s EV experts will be on hand to offer advice and guidance to fleet managers looking to explore how switching to electric vehicles could benefit their organisation. Visitors will get the benefit of one-to-one sessions with experts in electric vehicles and infrastructure, all within a day designed to help stimulate the adoption of EV’s on the regions streets. GreenFleet NOTTINGHAM will be hosted by Quentin Willson and the day consists of TEST DRIVES, group workshops and informative seminars and there will also be a chance to network and share industry knowledge. The Format: Breakfast, all day refreshments and a buffet lunch TEST DRIVE the latest brand new cars from leading brands A gathering of 45+ fleet…