AIR QUALITY DEBATE * UK
* England - SMMT to host commercial vehicle air quality debate
(Photo:Prakash Singh/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images -Jan. 31: Indian commuters waited for a bus on a polluted morning in New Delhi)
London,EN,UK -Fleet News -16 Jan 2015: -- SMMT will host a debate in February on the bus, coach and commercial vehicle sectors’ contribution to improving air quality... Aimed at national and local government policy stakeholders, fleet operators and vehicle manufacturers, the event will showcase clean air technology embedded in the latest buses, trucks and vans, and investigate potential policy frameworks for clean air in the UK... SMMT Improving Air Quality: The Commercial Vehicle Contribution, an invite-only event in London on February 11, 2015, will address concerns about emissions hotspots, and demonstrate how the latest vehicle technology is already playing a vital role in delivering on strict targets for UK emissions reductions... Delegates will hear from commercial vehicle and bus manufacturers, including Ford, Iveco, Mercedes-Benz, Optare and Renault Trucks UK, who will demonstrate how new and emerging technology, including the latest Euro 6-compliant diesel vehicles, have the potential to all but eliminate diesel nitrogen oxides (NOx) tailpipe emissions...