Toyota Corolla hybrid fits the bill as potential police patrol car

The Toyota Corolla is helping police with their enquiries, as the UK’s regional forces assess the British-built hybrid model’s potential as a patrol car. A Corolla Touring Sports in Excel trim begins a series of month-long demonstration loans next week. Manufactured at Toyota’s Burnaston factory in Derbyshire, the car has been fitted out to police… Read more »

Capita meets key Defence Fire and Rescue Project milestone with the delivery of first new fire fighting vehicles

Capita has delivered the first 14 new fire fighting vehicles as part of the company’s 12-year Defence Fire and Rescue Project (DFRP) contract. The arrival of these appliances is a key milestone in Capita’s work to manage and modernise the Ministry of Defence’s fire and rescue capability. Capita Fire and Rescue, one of Capita’s business… Read more »

Connected ambulance demonstrator

The Health Living Lab at Westcott is a planned development that will house a range of communications technology integrated in demonstrator ambulances and care pathways more broadly. The aim of the Living Lab is to create a changeable environment where organisations can test new ideas and ways of working within the healthcare sector, to enable… Read more »

Leading the charge for bespoke emergency vehicles

For the last four years, Code Blue Specialist Vehicles has been providing exceptional ambulance conversions at affordable prices, solidifying the company’s status at the forefront of the industry. Based in the New Forest, Code Blue Specialist Vehicles is a global supplier of specialist medical vehicles and equipment. As the right-hand drive partner for Rodriguez Lopez… Read more »

Ex-MoD RHIBs to undergo specialist Ramco refurbishment programme

Ramco, one of the nation’s largest outlets for quality used equipment, currently has a selection of Pacific 22 rigid hulled inflatable boats (RHIB’s) available direct from the Ministry of Defence (MoD). The vessels, manufactured in the UK by Halmatic and designed to withstand even the toughest of sea conditions, were deployed by the MoD for… Read more »

ŠKODA UK supports frontline fleets

Over the past six weeks ŠKODA UK’s fleet team has implemented a number of plans to keep new and existing emergency service fleet customers on the road. During this critical time, demand for specially converted vehicles has understandably increased significantly and the fleet team has worked alongside blue light partners to deliver new converted vehicles… Read more »

Mitsubishi Motors responds to support the Metropolitan Police Service

Mitsubishi Motors in the UK has made 10 vehicles available for use by Metropolitan Police Service in response to a request for more vehicles to help with patrolling and general police work related to the Coronavirus crisis. The vehicles, a mixture of Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV and ASX models, were on site at Mitsubishi Motors’ Cirencester… Read more »