Showing posts from January, 2018

Water retailer Wave set to fuel operational savings for MRH Retail

MRH, the UK’s largest independent petrol station and forecourt retail company, has signed a three-year deal with national water retailer Wave to supply water and wastewater services which will deliver cost savings of least £67,000.The company owns more than 489 sites in England and Scotland, most of which are branded Esso, BP or Shell. Its forecourt network also includes 336 Costa Express outlets, 34 Subway or Greggs & 2 full Costa Barista outlets and 304 Hursts stores.MRH has reduced its... Read the full story

Make a date for the Tyre Safety Month Briefing and TyreSafe Awards 2018

TyreSafe has announced its annual Tyre Safety Month Briefing and TyreSafe Awards 2018 will take place on Thursday 12th July at the Belfry Hotel & Resort, Wishaw in the West Midlands. The Briefing will feature guest speakers in addition to significant activities affecting tyre safety. Attendees will also be the first to see the materials and resources available to support October’s annual Tyre Safety Month. All road safety stakeholders are invited to join the Briefing but spaces are limited... Read the full story

BP and Castrol announce extension of global strategic partnership with Volkswagen Group

BP and Castrol have announced the renewal of their successful 17 year global strategic partnership agreement with Volkswagen Group for the supply of fuels and lubricants globally.  The agreement covers Volkswagen PC, Audi, Seat Skoda and Volkswagen LCV. Within the partnership a new Castrol and Volkswagen jointly branded engine oil has been co-engineered with Volkswagen group and will be launched soon. As technology partners, the two companies will continue their close collaboration in joint... Read the full story

Roadchef drives water efficiency with Wave

Roadchef has switched water and wastewater supply for all 27 of its sites in England to Wave after it achieved efficiency savings of more than £90,000 across its three Scottish sites in just three years.A new three-year contract with Wave consolidates all 30 of Roadchef’s sites in England and Scotland under a single deal for all water and wastewater services, including monthly meter reads. The contract includes Wave’s innovative Active Water Management (AWM) service, which monitors consu... Read the full story

Autonomous Vehicle Sales to Surpass 33 Million Annually in 2040, Enabling New Autonomous Mobility in More Than 26 Percent of New Car Sales, IHS Markit Says

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (January 2, 2018) – More than 33 million autonomous vehicles will be sold globally in 2040, a substantial increase from the 51,000 units forecast for the first year of significant volume in 2021, according to the latest autonomous vehicle sales forecast from business information provider IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO). Key market dynamics influencing growth are accounted for in the latest analysis from IHS Markit. The rapid convergence of autonomous driving and mobility service... Read the full story