Derby City Council is supporting a project called LEVEL (Low Emission Vehicle Enterprise & Learning) to provide businesses with skills training and knowledge of emerging low carbon transport technologies.

LEVEL organises training courses, skills workshops, business networking events, master classes and conferences on low emission vehicle subjects including a recent presentation by Toyota on the Mirai; a car which Toyota believes is at the forefront of a new age of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles.

LEVEL’s next event is a conference on Intelligent Mobility, on 22 March, at the iHub, Infinity Park which will consider the emerging software technologies needed to operate ultra-low emission, connected and autonomous vehicles within Cities. The event will showcase businesses developing innovative transport software and data products and include a presentation from Nissan on future opportunities for SMEs in digital technologies. There are a limited number of free delegate places available to local SMEs interested in attending this Conference and learning about supply chain opportunities in the intelligent mobility sector.

Councillor Martin Rawson, Derby City Council, said:

This will be a great opportunity for local businesses to learn about emerging transport technologies. Low emission vehicles are a central part of the City Council’s ambition to provide a cleaner, joined-up and integrated transport network for the city that is good for businesses, domestic users and improves local air quality.

Future LEVEL events will also include Electric Vehicle Technician Training Courses and a Low Emission Vehicle Masterclass to enable Fleet Managers to make informed choices when assessing their low emission vehicle options.

LEVEL is collaboration between Nottingham and Derby City Councils, Cenex and CleanTech Business Ltd and receives funding via the Nottingham Go Ultra Low Programme which is supported by OLEV.

To book a place at the Conference email the LEVEL team for further information.