New report - 100 local authorities share experience of clean fleet procurement

Published:  26 February, 2014

Clean vehicle technology is moving at a pace which can make it hard to keep up with the current fuel and technology solutions available to public bus procurers and transport operators; this is where a new report on Clean Buses published this week by the EU-funded projectClean Fleetscould make your life easier.

The report brings together the experiences of over 100 local authorities and 40 experts in the field of public procurement of bus fleets to provide a comprehensive overview of technology and fuel options for clean buses, which are currently on the market or undergoing trials.

In the context of experiences of local authorities and individuals, the report provides a systematic assessment of 17 different fuel and technology options covering environmental performance, market development, costs and other practical aspects related to the buses described.

Published under the helm of the Clean Fleets project, the report aims to assist public authorities and fleet operators with the implementation of the Clean Vehicles Directive and the procurement or leasing of clean and energy-efficient vehicles.

Aimed at supporting the work of professionals in the field of procurement, particular emphasis is placed on individual experiences from cities, local authorities and public transport operators.

Clean Fleets supports public authorities and fleet operators with tendering to achieve higher standards of energy and environmental performance in public road transport vehicles providing regularly updated information, workshops and training sessions across the EU.

Click here to find out more and to download the report for free

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