THE BVRLA’s annual Fleets in Charge conference (07 July) will be opened with an address by Transport Minister, Trudy Harrison MP (pictured – image UK Parliament).

Also taking part in the first session in a Q&A will be Caroline Low, director of transport decarbonisation at the Department for Transport (DfT) and Bob Moran, deputy director decarbonisation strategy at DfT. 

In addition, Ian Constance, CEO of the Advanced Propulsion Centre UK (APC), will provide a perspective on the UK’s future potential as an electric vehicle manufacturing hub.

Later in the morning, a series of expert panels will debate the fleet sector’s progress towards the 2030 phase-out, discussing the implications of the Zero Emission Vehicle Mandate, the UK Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Strategy and the current state of the automotive supply chain.

The afternoon programme is a series of breakout sessions:

  • New business models
  • Carbon accounting and ESG 
  • EV innovation zone
  • Second life EVs and beyond

This conference embraces the role the fleet industry is playing in driving road transport decarbonisation, as well as our collective responsibility in continuing that journey. Our guest speakers are the architects drawing up the blueprints for the 2030 phase-out and will share key insights for fleet operators and mobility providers.

Gerry Keaney, chief executive, BVRLA

Peter Campbell, global motor industry correspondent for the Financial Times, will chair and facilitate all Q&As for this year’s conference. To attend the event, tickets can be purchased online now. BVRLA members benefit from a discounted rate.

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