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Complimentary Eco2 Transport event addresses environmental and financial challenges to fleets

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Eco2 Transport takes place at Earl's Court exhibition centre from 16-18 November and is aimed at fleet managers, transport procurement officers and CSR/sustainability/financial operatives.

The event will provide access to over 100 key experts within this area to help share best practice and highlighting technology and service innovations. Speakers include:

* Professor Brian Collins, chief scientific adviser, DfT, on Intelligent Transport Systems

* Ian Allen, GM/Vauxhall on Overcoming Range Anxiety in Electric Vehicles

* Chris Hall, transport manager, Asda, on Sustainability in the Distribution Network

* Alexis Keech, Yorkshire NHS Ambulance Trust, on a Pioneering Sustainable Transport Policy in the Public Sector

* Dr Graham Cooley, chief executive, ITM Power, on Hydrogen, Building a Clean Fuel Infrastructure

* Andrew Millard, Citrix, on Webconferencing to Eliminate Carbon & Cost

* Paul, Lord Drayson, Drayson Racing, on Pioneering Biofuel Development

The exhibition will also present relevant solution launches, including the £1,700 petrol/CNG hybrid city car and the solution to taking one in four lorries off the road. Areas covered include: electric vehicles, 2 and 4 wheel; vehicle tracking; driver training; cycle to work schemes; web/videoconferencing; travel management; smarter working travel; encouraging culture shift, and installing an EV infrastructure.

Eco2 Transport will also offer test drives of hydrogen and electric vehicles in short-run city driving.

Event Director Charles Troy said: 'We're bringing together for the first time on a significant scale the key stakeholders and solutions providers who have answers on how to increase sustainability in the transport of goods and mobility of people, and connecting them with the business end-user.'

He added: 'It is important that Eco2 Transport is free to attend, because it is absolutely a must-attend event – increased sustainability is no longer a business choice, it's a necessity, and in the current economic climate, the related cost efficiencies cannot be ignored.'

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