07.05 CARS & TRUCKS

Comcar

Description

Comcar provides tax and emissions data on all new UK cars. Company car drivers can use the car chooser to select the least taxed and lowest polluting cars within a wide range of parameters.

Location

Carmen Data Ltd,
15a Etloe Road,
Bristol BS6 7NZ
United Kingdom

Ford Motor Company Ltd

Description

Ford’s environmental statement from Bill Ford, Chairman and CEO: “AT Ford Motor Company we have made sustainability a long-term strategic business priority. The reason is simple: we are a 100 year-old company and I want us to become a 200 year-old company. Sustainability is about ensuring that our business is innovative, competitive and profitable in a world that is facing major environmental and social changes.”

Location

Eagle Way,
Brentwood, Essex CM13 3BW
United Kingdom

Liftshare.com

Description

Carsharing can be used for any type of journey at any time, making it the cheapest and most flexible form of transport around. It saves you money on petrol costs, helps you do your bit for the environment, increases employment opportunities, makes boring journeys more sociable - and you can be chauffer driven. Register your journey for free at www.liftshare.com and give car sharing a try.

Location

Fairfields,
High Street,
Attleborough, Norfolk NR17 2BT
United Kingdom

CityCarClub

Description

Offers a pay-as-you-go way of driving a car or van without all the cost and hassle of owning one. By limiting car ownership, it’s the greener way to drive too. Independent research by Carplus shows an average of 25 private cars are taken off the road for every car club car. This is because new members often sell their own car or defer buying one. That means over 12,500 cars have been taken off the road by the City Car Club fleet. Read more »

Location

Matthew Murray House,
97 Water Lane,
Leeds LS11 5QN
United Kingdom

Cutting Your Car Use

Description

Cutting Your Car Use is a book on personal car traffic reduction, with sales at over 120,000 copies. Author Anna Semlyen offers workshops and inspirational speaking on car use reduction. A new, updated version is due in 2012.

Location

24 Grange St,
York YO10 4BH
United Kingdom

Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA)

Description

A registered charity that has been at the heart of accident prevention in the UK and around the world for more than 90 years. Promotes safety and the prevention of accidents at work, at leisure, on the road, in the home and through safety education. Varied activities include campaigning, collecting data, carrying out research, developing policies, informing and educating, auditing and providing expert consultancy. Produces a variety of journals. Read more »

Location

28 Calthorpe Road, Edgbaston,
Birmingham B15 1RP
United Kingdom

Pure Fuels Ltd

Description

Collects used cooking oil across London and neighbouring counties and process it on site in North London into biodiesel for sale to businesses and individuals. The resultant biodiesel requires no engine conversion process.

Location

Unit A8 Hastingwood Trading Estate,
Harbet Road,
London N18 3HT
United Kingdom
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