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Greg Archer presents the inaugural LowCVP Low Carbon Champions Awards

2010 Awards

The inaugural 2010 Low Carbon Champions were announced at the LowCVP Annual Conference and Awards Dinner at Twickenham Stadium in July last year.

The Award Winners

Category Winner    
Buses Award - TfL London Bus Services img

Millbrook-sponsored Award for Buses recognised TfL's low carbon bus strategy

TfL is implementing a low carbon bus programme to reduce its carbon footprint in line with the Mayor’s Climate Change Action Plan by rapidly introducing fuel efficient, cleaner and quieter hybrid buses.
Fuels Supplier or Retailer Award - Greenergy International img

Fuels Retailer Award recognised Greenergy Fuels and was sponsored by the RFA

Driven by the company objective of responsible sourcing, Greenergy has embraced biofuel sustainability with ambition and serious commitment.
Innovation Award - Oxford YASA Motors img

Michelin-sponsored Innovation award recognised Oxford YASA Motors

Oxford YASA Motors was founded in September 2009 to commercialise the lightweight, high efficiency YASA electric motor developed in partnership with Delta Motorsport. The YASA motor has demonstrated an outstanding torque-to-weight ratio, offering weight-saving benefits to electric and hybrid vehicles.
Low Carbon Road Transport Programme Award - LeasePlan UK img

Leaseplan UK won the Low Carbon Road Transport Award, sponsored by base

In 2005, LeasePlan became the first major leasing company to launch a low carbon initiative. Over the last 2 years, ‘GreenPlan’ has accounted for over 22,500 tonnes of CO2 emissions reduction.
Road Freight Award - Joint Winners: Commercial Group and Iveco img

Iveco was joint winner of the Road Freight Award sponsored by FTA

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Commercial Group was joint winner of the Road Freight Award sponsored by FTA

Iveco offers the most extensive range of low carbon commercial vehicles available in Europe. Its natural gas-powered range spans the complete 3.5 to 26 tonne sector and includes the cleanest and greenest heavy truck available in the UK.

Iveco offers the most extensive range of low carbon commercial vehicles available in Europe. Its natural gas-powered range spans the complete 3.5 to 26 tonne sector and includes the cleanest and greenest heavy truck available in the UK.

Vehicle Manufacturer or Retailer Communications Award - BMW Group img

BMW UK was recognised under the Vehicle Manufacturer category, sponsored by HPI

The BMW Group is committed to dealing with resources in a sustainable and responsible manner. BMW’s Efficient Dynamics technologies already feature in every new BMW and MINI and its benefits are communicated to consumers consistently and concisely.
Special Award for Outstanding Achievement - Ali Clabburn (founder of liftshare) Ali Clabburn founded car-sharing website liftshare when he was still a student in 1998. Today, liftshare is the UK’s largest national network of 1,300 car-sharing schemes. More than 375,000 individuals have signed up to liftshare, sharing about 250,000,000 miles and saving over 80,000 tonnes of CO2 each year. A social enterprise, liftshare generates turnover from corporate sales to the public and private sector, meaning it can offer free membership to private individuals.