Entries by chrisb-cvshow-user

The future of road passenger transport

02 July 2020 This week we received welcome confirmation of government’s commitment to fast track funding for 4,000 more zero carbon buses. However, with the sector struggling to restart from the pandemic, we need a more comprehensive plan in the form of the long promised national bus strategy. Buses deliver billions for the economy, connect […]

Transport For London Freight Survey

02 July 2020 SMMT has relationships with many key local authorities: due to its size and influence, Transport for London is of singular importance and we support them where we can. They have asked us as part of their programme to get London moving again, to get in touch with you. They want to hear […]

Supersized biomethane filling station opens its doors as fleets turn to low-carbon alternatives

02 July 2020 A new biomethane refuelling station in Warrington is now open, signalling a possible sea-change towards a new fuel of choice for HGV fleets. CNG Fuels’ ‘superstation’ will be Europe’s largest biomethane fuelling station. With its sister outlet, which recently opened in Northampton, the two sites are capable of refuelling more than 1,000 […]

Member Profile – Drive System Design

02 July 2020 Tell us a bit about your business. When were you founded, where are you based and how many people do you employ? Drive System Design (DSD) was founded in 2007 as an engineering consultancy specialising in vehicle drivelines. It is headquartered in Leamington Spa with facilities in Michigan, USA, and South Korea. […]

Uncertain times, familiar issues

25 June 2020 While it’s anything but business as usual for anyone at present, our annual International Automotive Summit, held virtually for the first time on 23 June, looked ahead to some very familiar challenges. A comprehensive free trade agreement with the EU remains critical — and with a third of automotive workers on furlough […]