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Clean and energy-efficient vehicles, such as hybrid/electric buses and cars, aim to reduce greenhouse and other pollutant emissions, fuel consumption and fossil fuel dependency.

Exhaust gas treatment systems, alternative drive trains and the use of alternative fuels and energy storage systems can improve the environmental record of vehicles. Besides technical interventions, promotional and procurement initiatives can accelerate the uptake of low-emission vehicles.

By Tom Nokes / Updated: 19 Jan 2018

Covenant of Mayors Investment Forum – Energy Efficiency Finance Market Place

Accelerating investment into climate adaptation and sustainable energy are important to ensure a clean energy transition and helping the EU to meet its climate and energy targets for 2020 and 2030. This will bring significant benefits for all European citizens and companies in terms of jobs and sustainable growth, lower energy bills, health and security of energy supply as well as greater resilience of cities to a constantly changing climate. 

By Tom Nokes / Updated: 17 Jan 2018

ITS World Congress

ERTICO ITS Europe organises either an ITS World Congress or an ITS European Congress every year.

The ITS World Congress rotates between Europe, the Asia Pacific region and the Americas, returning to Europe every three years.

The ITS World Congress is held in Europe in the years where there is no ITS European Congress.

By Tom Nokes / Updated: 18 Jan 2018

ZeEUS (Zero Emission Urban Bus System) final event

By Tom Nokes / Updated: 18 Jan 2018

IT-TRANS 2018 "Intelligent Urban Transport Systems"

IT-TRANS is the leading Conference where the sector meets to exchange, discuss and invent IT solutions, and to drill down into the issues such as account-based ticketing, the API economy, on-demand travel and so on which are changing and disrupting the business. 500+ conference delegates ranging from CEOs and managers to engineers, experts and consultants coming from 40 countries IT-TRANS 2018 will offer you many networking opportunities with a well-structured Conference programme to allow for ample time to visit the Exhibition and connect with your colleagues.
By Tom Nokes / Updated: 18 Jan 2018

Electric buses

With most metropolitan areas targeting zero-emission environments, an increasing number of cities and transport companies are considering a fully-electric solution for their urban bus network. In this context, the UITP Centre for Training designed this training programme on Electric Buses in cooperation with the Marseille Public Transport Company (Régie des Transports Métropolitains – RTM).
By Pau Vilaplana / Updated: 18 Jan 2018

Terrassa Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan 2016-2021

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The new Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan (SUMP) in Terrassa established the action plan for 2016-21. It incorporates a group of measures aimed at reducing the accident rate, noise pollution and energy consumption, which allows for an improvement in environmental quality and the habitability of the streets. Also wants to increase the autonomy of the children, the elderly and disabled people.

By Pau Vilaplana / Updated: 18 Jan 2018

Approved the new SUMP in Terrassa

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The new Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan (SUMP) in Terrassa established the action plan for 2016-21. It incorporates a group of measures aimed at reducing the accident rate, noise pollution and energy consumption, which allows for an improvement in environmental quality and the habitability of the streets. Also wants to increase the autonomy of the children, the elders and the disabled people.

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By Yannick Bousse / Updated: 18 Jan 2018

ELIPTIC Final Conference

On behalf of the project consortium ELIPTIC, the City of Bremen would like to invite you to the final conference in Bremen from 26 – 27 April 2018.

By News Editor / Updated: 19 Oct 2017

Slovenians receive new incentives for electrical vehicle purchases

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The Eco Fund, the largest financial institution of the Republic of Slovenia, is offering new incentives for members of the public and companies to buy electric vehicles.

The money received does not have to be paid back, and for the first time the offer has been extended to include electric motorcycles and mopeds.

By News Editor / Updated: 13 Oct 2017

Zielona Góra places largest electric bus order in Polish history

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Zielona Góra has shown its commitment to clean and energy efficient vehicles with the largest order ever placed for electric buses in Poland.

Whilst cities such as Krakow already already boast a large electric fleet, they are being surpassed by the scale of the order from the city of just under 140,000 people, which is located in the Lubusz province in western Poland.