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Flowbird turns to Euro 6 vans for London bus contract

Flowbird Transport Intelligence, which provides parking and multimodal transportation solutions, is upgrading its fleet of service vehicles to low emissions Euro 6 standards to support its fare collection technology contract with Transport for London.

The first replacements in the fleet of 35 new vehicles – 10 Peugeot Partners with stop-start functionality – are now on the road

The Flowbird brand was developed in 2018 by Parkeon and Cale, both global specialists in parking and transportation solutions, and specialises in urban intelligence solutions, including mobile parking payment solutions, aided by a cross-data exchange with Parkopedia.

Created to provide technologies developed by Parkeon Transportation to help towns and cities around the world meet ever more complex challenges, Flowbird has offices in the UK, France, USA and Australia, and currently operates in over 5,000 cities and in 70 countries.

In the UK, it’s replacing its fleet of service vehicles, part of its 71-strong overall fleet, with 35 new Euro 6 vans over the next three years to support its TfL contract, with the first 10 vehicles – 10 Peugeot Partners with stop-start functionality – now on the road following the 8 April 2019 introduction of the London ULEZ. The vehicles are enabling engineers to maintain ticketing systems on more than 9,000 buses across the capital. I

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Written by Natalie Middleton

Natalie has worked as a fleet journalist for 16 years, previously as assistant editor on the former Company Car magazine before joining Fleet World in 2006. Prior to this, she worked on a range of B2B titles, including Insurance Age and Insurance Day. As Business Editor, Natalie ensures the group websites and newsletters are updated with the latest news.

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