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Ecodrive Transmissions Limited attend annual CPT dinner with proceeds going to charity

Ecodrive Transmissions Limited are proud to have attended the annual CPT dinner earlier this month, an event held to represent the fixed track passenger sector in the UK. The CPT (Confederation of Passenger Transport) is recognised by the Government as the voice of the bus and coach industry, providing consultation on national and international legislation, local […]

ZF unveil new AI driving system

Industry leader, ZF Friedrichshafen, unveiled the new ZF Pro-AI self-driving system which takes advantage of the NVIDIA DRIVE PX 2 at CES 2017. The CES (Consumer Electronics Show), held in Las Vegas, showcases over 3500 exhibits, with industry leaders from the manufacturing, developing and supplier sectors. Holding more than 300 conference sessions with over 165,000 […]

London mayor proposes HGVs ban

Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan has proposed bans on HGVs that do not provide adequate visibility. The ‘Vision Zero’ campaign, Mayor Khan wishes to employ, is based on figures of the number of collisions recorded to pedestrians and cyclists which were caused by Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGVs). A new five-star system will define how much of the […]

Driver First Assist receives DfT funding

Not-for-profit road safety scheme Driver First Assist (DFA) has won funding from the Department of Transport (DfT) to help raise awareness and fund training for the ‘first responder’ program.  Announced at a special event int he House of Commons, transport secretary John Hayes also announced a new partnership with the Road Haulage Association (RHA), offering discounted […]

Truck and bus emissions ten times lower than diesel cars

Diesel cars produce ten times more toxic air pollution than heavy trucks and buses, a new European report has revealed. The difference in emissions of nitrogen oxides (NOx) is due to the much stricter testing applied to large vehicles in the European Union, according to the researchers behind the report. They say the same strict measures […]