Electric Vehicles & Sustainability
The steps towards e-mobility required for commercial vehicles (CVs and LCVs)
While we’ve seen a large uptake in the number of people (and businesses) opting for Electric Vehicles (EVs) in place of their petrol and diesel equivalents, there’s still plenty of work to be done in order to make e-mobility work on the commercial front. The Current Problem Travelling long distances, in vehicles that require a […]
Everything you need to know about aerodynamic truck legislation
Aerodynamic truck legislation ready to Improve Fuel Efficiency, Reduce Emissions and Improve Road Safety in the UK As of the 14th February 2022, HGV operators in the UK have been given the green light to use aerodynamic truck features as a result of a change in legislation. These changes mean that HGV operators can now […]
2050 Vision: What’s in the future for the UK’s transport sector – and how can we get there?
The UK’s transport sector is going through a period of rapid change. Net-zero targets, changing consumer habits, and increased automation, digitisation & connectivity, all bring challenges and opportunities across the sector. Innovate UK, which is the United Kingdom’s innovation agency, has this month launched a new report UK Transport Vision 2050, which looks at the […]
The Move to Electric Vehicles for Logistics Operators
The pressure is on to move towards electric and sustainable power as we hear more and more about the climate crisis – and the increasing demand from consumers for more sustainable deliveries. The biggest way that the UK’s logistics sector can lead the charge (no pun intended) is with electric and hybrid fleets and other […]
Alternatively-Powered Vehicles – Making the Transition to Zero-emission Mobility (ACEA Progress Report)
In today’s world, many of us are aware of the sustainability implications of many of the actions we take, and this is no different for automotive manufacturers making the transition towards zero-emission mobility with alternatively-powered vehicles. In April 2019, the European Parliament and Council adopted Regulation (EU) 2019/631, which introduced CO2 emissions standards for new […]
The Last Mile: How Can We Make it More Sustainable?
A change in consumer behaviour, and a soaring number of online orders has encouraged many businesses to think about how they can make their last mile deliveries more sustainable. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, retailers have been faced with a surge in the number of orders being placed and, as a result, have […]
New ways to get the most from Stream
Save on your Stream subscription We’re offering a three-month free trial of Stream Check, plus 50% off Stream Go subscriptions for electric vehicles, cargo bikes and other vehicles with alternative drivetrains. 90-day Free Trial of Stream Check Stream Check helps you to manage fleet maintenance and compliance. Complete daily or pre-use walkaround checks in the […]
Electric vehicles & Milk runs
Dave Pickburn #StreamTeam update | 12 July 2019 | Electric vehicles & Milk runs Hello! Its Dave Pickburn I’ve been on holiday for the last week or so, it’s good to be back. I did a trip from Leeds to London to Cornwall and back again, all on electric. While we were in London, it […]
Should you still prepare for clean air zones?
The introduction of clean air zones (CAZ) in Leeds, Birmingham and other cities across the UK has been pushed back from the original start date of January 2019. What are the clean air zones? We covered them in detail in this post, but clean air zones are part of the UK government’s “Road to Zero” […]
Clean air zones & reducing emissions
Dave Pickburn #StreamTeam update | 21 June 2019 | Clean air zones & reducing emissions Hi, its Dave Pickburn, back for our weekly Stream update This week I’m going to be talking about clean air zones Thanks to Pete and to Paul for picking up the slack on the last couple of weeks It was […]