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ITT Hub 2022 Preview – The Latest Features & Innovations

A guest at ITT Hub using a driving simulator

Following industry-wide success for its launch in 2021, the second instalment of Innovation and Technology in Transport Hub (ITT Hub) will bring the future of transport innovation to life across two days of knowledge sharing, networking and product unveilings.

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Taking place 11-12 May 2022 at Farnborough International’s world-class exhibition and conference centre, ITT Hub is the go-to event for the commercial and passenger road transport sector, bringing together the latest innovation and technology for bus, coach, truck, van, last mile, and autonomous vehicle fleets.

Over 110 exhibitors across the vehicles, warehouse, fleet management, software, safety, and compliance sectors are taking part this year, including DAF Trucks, Renault Trucks, Volta Trucks, Ford, Harris Maxus, Iveco, Mercedes-Benz Trucks, TRAILAR, Schmitz Cargobull, Tachosys, TruTac, TyreWatch, Disc-Lock, Air Products and Argent Energy.

Supported by commercial partners, National Grid, Western Power Distribution (WPD), Zenobē, Lloyds Bank and Lex Autolease, ITT Hub is gearing up for a bigger and even more innovative experience.

The event will see Trudy Harrison Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Department for Transport, deliver the keynote at the Future Logistics Conference on the second day of the show.

Inspirational show floor features

With this sector set to revolutionise as the industry transitions to net zero, the need for collaboration, learning, networking and experiencing is more potent than ever. To provide sector-specific platforms to enable thought leadership, collaboration and knowledge share, ITT Hub has increased the number of exclusive insight hubs throughout the show.

  • Hosted by National Grid and Western Power Distribution, the Energy Theatre Hub will be the place where debate and discussion on transport issues will have energy running through the heart of them.

  • Ten of the leading bus and coach manufacturer and dealers will be showcasing latest vehicles with Alexander Dennis, Wrightbus, Plaxton, Dawson Bus and Coach, Pelican Yutong, Caetanobus, Islebus UK, Mellor, Volvo Bus and Coach, Switch Mobility throughout the exhibition.

  • Exclusive for bus and coach operators, the Bus & Coach Hub will shine a light on challenges and opportunities for bus and coach operations through panel discussions and one-to-one advice.

  • Future Van Hub, hosted by Lex Autolease is a showcase of the latest innovation in the zero-emission van market. Featuring eLCV expert Paul Kirby, leading fleet operators will be showcasing latest models and share their insights on how OEM innovation is fast tracking the de-carbonisation of fleets.

  • Government Hub is a dedicated government showcase hosting eight government entities at the forefront of enabling the road transport industry to innovate, collaborate, embrace new technologies and fast track their decarbonisation aspirations.

  • The new Talent Hub hosted by CILT and NOVUS sees daily presentations from key industry representatives, with leading experts on the stand each day for one-to-one advice, alongside companies involved with training and developing the workforce.

  • Bringing its vast online community to the heart of ITT Hub, The EV Café will be hosting a series of lively guest discussions on EV and low emission transport and the challenges faced by the industry.

Cold Chain Hub

Buyers from the frozen and chilled goods sectors plus storage and distribution buyers will be able to meet over 30 suppliers, see new equipment and catch up with the latest technology at the brand-new Cold Chain Hub, in association with TCS&D Magazine.

As the largest gathering of the cold chain sector at any UK trade show, the event will see leading brands coming together, including: Gray & Adams, Carrier Transicold, Dawson Group, Paneltex, Thermo King, CoolKit, Chereau,SOR, SSI Schaefer, Cold Clad, Wagner UK, Polar Thermal, ABC Trailer Solutions, Sunswap, Cit-E Vans, Longhurst Refrigeration, Schmitz Cargobull, Petit Forestier, Smart Graphics, Myriad, Hultsteins Diesel Free Refrigeration, AddSecure, Prohire/ProGreen, SPAL Automotive, Polar Thermal Packaging, Genie Insights , Zhyphen Bespoke Auxiliary Power and, of course, TCS&D Magazine.

Future Logistics Conference

Organised by Logistics UK, the conference programme brings a stellar line up of some of the most influential and knowledgeable professionals in the transport sector to the stage, giving attendees real insight into what they need to do to plan their future business.

Headlined by a keynote speech from world renowned space scientist Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock MBE, the free-to-attend conference will provide a comprehensive overview of future-focussed developments in technology, regulation, society and public perception that will have significant impact on operational and strategic activity of logistics business in the next 5-10 years. With Minister Trudy Harrison making a keynote on day two, industry-leading experts from National Grid, UPS, Volvo Trucks, Zenobe, RAC Foundation and many more will share their insight at this must-attend feature of the two-day event.

The Future Logistics Conference programme is wide ranging, with a combination of presentations and panel discussions. Sessions are free of charge, with no need to pre-book and attendees can drop into the sessions most relevant to them.

Ride & Drive

In a unique feature for events of this scale, ITT Hub offers the chance for ride-and-drive experiences on public roads as part of the two-day event.

Those with an appropriate driving licence can get behind the wheel of a variety of vehicles on a test route that starts from the heart of the exhibition and includes a selection of local roads. With a number of new models being launched by manufacturers and unveiled at the show, as well as the latest updates and innovations to current models, more than 130 vehicles will be showcased across the exhibitor stands and demonstration facility.

Schmitz Cargobull are sponsors of the Truck Demo Hub, which will see latest trailer units being used for road route experience with truck models.

For more information and to register for your free pass, visit itthub.co.uk

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