Central Bedfordshire Council is delighted to be a partner in the Evalu8 project, and these are exciting times for transport in Central Bedfordshire. Following the creation of our unitary authority in April 2009, we have placed particular emphasis on the promotion of low and no carbon transport in our new Local Transport Plan, and believe that the ‘Plugged In Places’ project offers great potential for the authority and its partners to cut carbon emissions and promote environmentally sustainable growth in our region.
Millbrook is one of Europe’s leading locations for the development and demonstration of every type of land vehicle, from motorcycles and cars to heavy commercial, military and off-road vehicles. Our custom-built facility provides virtually every test, validation and Homologation service necessary for today’s demanding programmes, complemented by a worldwide reputation for confidentiality, service and competitiveness. We also engineer, develop and build low-volume service vehicles, evaluate vehicle capability, investigate in-service failures and provide Driver Training. Our on-going investment programme ensures we deliver test procedures significantly in advance of planned legislation, reducing programme costs and timescale and providing solutions for new technologies.
Peterborough Environment City Trust (PECT) is an independent charity working for a cleaner, greener, healthier Peterborough. We deliver a range of projects working with local people, communities, schools, businesses, local authorities and voluntary organisations. Our aim is to create a truly sustainable Peterborough…the UK’s Environment Capital.
Visteon is a leading global automotive supplier that designs, engineers and manufactures innovative climate, electronic, interior and lighting products for vehicle manufacturers. With corporate offices in Van Buren Township, Mich.(U.S.); Shanghai, China; and Chelmsford, UK; the company has facilities in 26 countries and employs approximately 26,500 people.
Learn more at www.visteon.com
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The initiative is all around providing great environmental information to people whether they want to improve their home or their business. Environmental Population is a membership based organisation where we offer some great options for our members to promote what they do, develop new business contacts and sales and ultimately help the business community become fully sustainable. www.environmental-population.co.uk
IET Standards Limited publishes a range of standards, codes of practice and guidance materials for professional engineers, using its expertise to achieve consensus on best practice in emerging and established technology fields. IET Standards Ltd works with industry-leading bodies and experts to ensure exceptional levels of guidance and advice are provided in each area of publication. http://www.theiet.org/resources/standards/