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  • RHA launches attack on direct vision plan for lorries September 13, 2018
    The Road Haulage Association has hit out at the government for backing the Mayor of London’s plan for a direct vision permit scheme for commercial vehicles. “This is yet another direct attack by Sadiq Khan, Chris Grayling and Jesse Norman on the very industry on which the entire UK economy relies,” said RHA chief executive […]
    Maria Highland
  • Government must invest in charging infrastructure for electric vans September 13, 2018
    The Freight Transport Association has warned that switching deliveries to electric vehicles will only work if their price is reduced and the correct, supporting infrastructure in provided. This view comes as the government launched its Clean Van Commitment, which encourages manufacturers to increase investment in electric vehicles, this week. FTA believes, that in order for […]
    Maria Highland
  • Waberer’s to add gas-powered trucks to its fleet September 13, 2018
    Waberer’s is planning to add gas-powered vehicles to its fleet following a series of trials in collaboration with Iveco and Shell. Chief executive Ferenc Lajkó said: “Natural gas fuelled vehicles present a strong alternative in road transport, as these engines run with significantly lower emission and noise pollution rates and are also suitable for long-distance […]
    Maria Highland
  • Government £2m for cargo bikes September 12, 2018
    The government is to support the uptake of e-cargo bikes with £2 million of funding to promote the use of electric delivery vehicles over older polluting vans and reduce harmful emissions and congestion. There is an increasing use of diesel vans as they cater to the e-commerce boom. These vans cause congestion and have a […]
    Maria Highland
  • Waitrose takes on low emission trial September 11, 2018
    Food retailers Waitrose is to take on a low emission trial using Carrier Transicold’s Syberia TWINCOOL engineless refrigeration system trailer powered by hydro-electric power generated by the truck’s ultra-clean Euro 6 engine. The trial is funded by through Innovate UK and will entail Waitrose working with researchers from the Centre for Sustainable Road Freight at […]
    Maria Highland
  • Ford to unveil production Transit hybrid September 10, 2018
    Ford is unveiling the production version of its plug-in hybrid Transit Custom at the IAA Show in Hannover later this month, alongside a new 48-volt mild hybrid (mHEV) power train. The Transit Custom PHEV has an hybrid system that targets a zero-emission range of up to 31 miles, and features the 1.0‑litre EcoBoost petrol engine […]
    Maria Highland
  • New Actros offers ‘partially automated’ driving September 6, 2018
    Mercedes Benz has launched a new Actros model with a “partially automated” driving facility, Active Drive Assist, which can brake, accelerate and steer independently. Active Drive Assist offers the driver partially automated driving in all speed ranges for the first time in a series-produced truck. New elements are active latitudinal control and the combination of […]
    Maria Highland
  • Van market grows 5pc September 6, 2018
    The van market grew last month according to figures released today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders. Just over 16,000 new LCVs were registered August, representing a 5.0 per cent increase in demand. Demand for large vans saw a 14.6 per cent increase to take over two-thirds (67.2 per cent) of all van […]
    Maria Highland
  • DP World introduces hybrid tech September 6, 2018
    DP World is to introduce 12 hybrid straddle carriers at its terminal in Southampton as it aims to cut emissions and reduce its carbon footprint. The straddle carriers are expected to use 20 per cent less fuel and reduce its emissions when compared to conventional diesel-electric machines. The machines use regenerating technology to charge modern […]
    Maria Highland
  • Toyota and Uber expand partnership August 30, 2018
    Toyota and Uber have agreed to extend their collaboration and integrate Uber’s ride-sharing network into purpose-built Toyota vehicles as a means of advancing autonomous ride-sharing as a mobility service and bringing it to market. Both companies envision that the mass-produced autonomous vehicles will be owned and operated by mutually agreed upon third party autonomous fleet […]
    Maria Highland

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