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Try Low Emission Vehicles At GreenFleet 2012 In Edinburgh

Tackling vehicle emissions in Scotland

Visitors to GreenFleet Scotland in Edinburgh will be given the  opportunity to touch, taste and experience the latest low emission  vehicles, including the Vauxhall Ampera, Nissan LEAF and Citroen C-ZERO.  The event is on September 13th at the Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh.

2012 will be the fourth year that GreenFleet, in association with the  Energy Saving Trust and O2, has staged the event at Ingliston. Last  year, feedback from both the visitors to the event and the organisations  that took part has been extremely favourable. Duncan Inglis of Angus  Council said: “The seminars were very informative, and there was a good  selection of related products and suppliers available.”

Vauxhall AmperaIan Murdoch, EST Scotland, stated: “With staggering results  demonstrated by last years Fuel Efficient Driving Experience, people  will undoubtedly be interested in taking fuel efficient driver training  sessions. In Scotland, the Energy Saving Trust can offer individuals  fuel efficient driver training at a heavily subsidised cost of £12 for  50 minutes of training.  Average results from this training are 15% of  fuel saving. This can equate to two months’ worth of fuel. So for £12  you can potentially save hundreds of pounds. If you are in Scotland and  would like to access this training, please phone your local Energy  Saving Scotland advice centre on 0800 512 012 and ask about fuel  efficient driver training.”

This years event will see 4 seminar sessions,  with the theme being “2020 Vision – Where Green Becomes Clear”. The focus moves from the combustion engine, driver training and fuel efficient driving technology on to what we can expect from the manufacturers. Another session will look at EV’s, Plugged-in Places (PiP) and Plugged-in Fleets initiative (PiFi), the leasing of EVs and a case study. Following lunch will be a session on hydrogen, followed by the wrap up with the GreenTech Debate. More information on speakers, and general event timings, can be found here .

 It is estimated that Scottish organisations could save over £250 million a year through reduced fuel bills by switching to greener company cars. Attendance is free of charge to qualifying individuals in the fleet  management and associated industries, but places at the event are  limited. Make sure you register now .

LINKS

GreenFleet Scotland Website

 

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