Forming a key part of the services move to net zero, East of England Ambulance Service shares how it is trialing new electric vehicles to serve all its needs.
An All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) met this week to discuss the growing issue of e-bike and e-scooter battery fires across the UK.
Insights from The Emergency Services Show 2023 about how the blue lights are integrating electric vehicles into their fleets.
Having spent decades in academia, specialising in electrochemistry, Professor Paul Christensen is the ideal person to look at how lithium-ion battery fires and why there is so much more work to be done in this area to understand the risk to firefighters tackling these types of fires.
Now in its 8th year, GREENFLEET Magazine compiles a list of the most influential people working fleet across all sectors and this year includes police, ambulance and National Highways in recognition of the growing volume of electric vehicles in blue light fleets.
In a major step forward towards net zero, London Ambulance Service has put its first electric ambulance on the road. This is all part of a £31m investment to reduce the service’s environmental impact on the capital and improve air quality for Londoners.
BT has found a new green use for its old phone cabinets to help with the move to net zero by turning them into electric vehicle charging points.
Speakers at the 2023 Emergency Services Show provide their insights on connection between fires and electric vehicles.
The Toyota bZ4X has taken on its first blue light public service role, joining the fleet of one of London’s busiest parks police teams. The all-electric SUV response car is based in Holland Park in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. It is fully liveried vehicle and now patrolling more than 28 parks, open spaces and cemeteries across the borough.
Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service is set to replace 12 of its frontline fire engines as part of a £3.5m investment that means more than 75 per cent of its fleet is now under five years old.