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  • DfT must ‘scramble’ to meet Brexit challenge July 19, 2018
    The Department for Transport needs to “scramble” to prepare for Brexit, the head of the National Audit Office, Amyas Morse, has warned. An NAO report into the DfT’s preparations for Brexit warns that there is an increasing risk that Brexit related projects will not be delivered on time in the event that no Brexit deal […]
    Maria Highland
  • FORS celebrates 10th anniversary July 18, 2018
    The Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme, launched by TfL, has reached its tenth year and milestone having started as a new scheme with a small group of member operators to a nationwide scheme that represents the full spectrum of the transport operating industry with 5,000 members. FORS defines three, progressive levels of accreditation: FORS Bronze, Silver […]
    Maria Highland
  • Cummins acquires electric drivetrain maker July 17, 2018
    Cummins is acquiring Silicon Valley-based Efficient Drivetrains, which designs and produces hybrid and fully-electric power solutions for commercial markets, as part of its strategy to become a global electrified power leader. “As power needs and technologies continue to evolve, Cummins remains committed to innovations that will deliver the right power solutions for the right applications […]
    Maria Highland
  • Ocado orders 29 gas-powered tractor units July 17, 2018
    Ocado is to take 29 Iveco Stralis NP tractor units, which the manufacturer reckons is the largest UK order for single-fuel gas-powered trucks of any manufacturer to-date. Five of the CNG-powered trucks will go into service straight away from Ocado’s site at Dordon near Tamworth. The remaining 24 will go into operation later in the […]
    Maria Highland
  • Consolidation centres can improve air quality July 17, 2018
    Urban Consolidation Centres can play an important role in helping local authorities to meet emission targets and reduce congestion, according to the Transport Systems Catapult (TSC), the not-for-profit innovation centre which is overseen by Innovate UK. The TSC, on behalf of the Department for Transport, has developed an economic assessment tool that estimates the cost […]
    Maria Highland
  • BMW Group and Great Wall Motor joint venture July 11, 2018
    BMW Group as signed an agreement with Chinese manufacturer Great Wall Motor to embark on a China-based joint venture to produce MINI electric vehicles and electric vehicles for Great Wall Motor. Both companies will create a new state-of-the-art production facility in Jiangsu Province where the joint venture will take place. The joint venture and production […]
    Maria Highland
  • Daimler seeks to electrify the bus network July 11, 2018
    The new Mercedes-Benz all-electric eCitaro bus which produces zero-emissions and runs almost silently is to go out this year with its accompanying eco-system. The vehicles run on lithium-ion batteries with a total capacity of up to about 243 kWh and the eCitaro’s charging technology also allows it to adjust to the individual wishes and requirements […]
    Maria Highland
  • Hyperloop India development July 11, 2018
    Chief minister of Maharashtra, Shri. Devendra Fadnavis, and representatives from the State Government including the Pune Metropolitan Region Development Authority visited the Hyperloop One development site in India to see a full scale hyperloop in action.   The Virgin Hyperloop One is currently in its second phase of development and the visit signified a vote […]
    Maria Highland
  • IVECO’s Daily Natural Power fuels green-thinking July 9, 2018
    International logistics company Arcese has introduced a 6.5-tonne IVECO Daily Natural Power chassis cab light commercial vehicle powered by compressed natural gas into its UK fleet, enabling it to make unrestricted deliveries in central London and reduce its environmental impact. The Daily Natural Power’s engine produces 12 per cent fewer NOx emissions, 76 per cent […]
    Maria Highland
  • Rising toll charges baffle RHA July 3, 2018
    Birmingham M6 toll road operators Midlands Expressway are to increase road charges by 20p-50p per HGV dependent on the journey made and the Road Haulage association is baffled by this. The M6 toll road is not a route of choice for many hauliers as they cannot afford it and to spend £11 pounds, “on a […]
    Maria Highland

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