News

Trial for auto-switching tech

Trial for auto-switching tech

21st August 2017

A LoCITY Champion is collaborating in a trial of geo-fencing technology that could see real-time air quality data used to trigger hybrid vehicles into switching to pure-electric mode.

100 pledge to Go Ultra Low

100 pledge to Go Ultra Low

21st August 2017

Gatwick Airport, Santander and OVO Energy have become the latest companies to pledge that they will introduce electric vehicles into their fleet, pushing the Go Ultra Low initiative beyond 100 members.

Funding for new London EV points

Funding for new London EV points

8th August 2017

An additional 1,500 electric vehicle charging points will be installed across London – after £4.48m of funding was allocated to 25 boroughs in the Capital.

BD Auto in the news

BD Auto in the news

8th August 2017

A LoCITY Champion that is convincing encouraging diesel fleet owners to convert to electric vans has been featured in Commercial Fleet.

Hackney’s electric enthusiasm

Hackney’s electric enthusiasm

8th August 2017

Hackney Council aims to have more than 40 electric vehicles in its fleet by the end of the financial year, its corporate fleet manager has confirmed.

New retrofit scheme launches

New retrofit scheme launches

4th August 2017

A new scheme has been launched to enable the retrofitting of vehicle fleets with technologies that reduce their emissions.

Big fleet owners in gas HGV trial

Big fleet owners in gas HGV trial

3rd August 2017

Six major fleet operators are to use natural gas-powered lorries as part of a trial funded by the Office for Low Emission Vehicles and Innovate UK.

Charging point database to be upgraded

Charging point database to be upgraded

1st August 2017

Independent research consultancy Cenex and software specialist Apetrel Systems are to maintain and develop the UK’s official database of electric vehicle charging points.

Royal Mail to purchase EVs

Royal Mail to purchase EVs

1st August 2017

Royal Mail will add 100 electric vans to its fleet, the company has confirmed.

External Events

6-7 September 2017

Low Carbon Vehicle Event 2017

The LCV is the UK’s premier Low Carbon Vehicle Event to showcase tech and innovation.

7 November 2017

Freight in the City Expo 2017

Freight in the City in collaboration with LoCITY Conference will take place at Alexandra Palace and will highlight the work taking place across the LoCITY Working Groups, demonstrating the range of LoCITY tools and products, hearing from top industry speakers and showcasing the latest clean, safe and quiet urban commercial vehicles.