• bridge strike

    NETWORK Rail has called for an end to the ‘entirely avoidable stupidity’ of lorry drivers who crash into bridges because they don’t know the height of their vehicles. The impassioned plea came after four ‘bridge […]

     
  • Schmitz Cargobull

    • EVANS Halshaw has become the first truck dealer group to be authorised as a Schmitz Cargobull repairer in the UK. Evans Halshaw’s four DAF retail centres, located in Sheffield, Birtley, Leeds and Stockton, are […]

     
  • partner of the Northern Powerhouse

    WINSFORD based Tiger Trailers has become the first trailer manufacturer and commercial vehicle bodybuilder to become a partner of the Northern Powerhouse, which is working to strengthen the local economy through investment in skills, innovation, […]

     
  • energy efficient vehicles

    FROM 1 January 2019, all new heavy duty trucks manufactured within the EU must come with a declaration showing fuel consumption and CO2 emissions. The purpose is to make it easier for truck buyers to […]

     
  • two new depots

    DELIVERY specialist Panther Warehousing has extended its national reach with the opening of two new depots in Carlisle, Cumbria and Bracknell in Berkshire, to accommodate increased nationwide demand. Panther’s new depots come on the back […]

     
  • development of high energy battery

    CUMMINS has acquired Johnson Matthey’s UK automotive battery systems business, a subsidiary of Johnson Matthey, that specialises in high voltage automotive grade battery systems for electric and hybrid vehicles. As part of the acquisition, Cummins […]

     
  • Security and counter terrorism

    FORS, the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme, has launched a new Security and counter terrorism online training resource, following the disturbing rise in the use of commercial vehicles in terrorist related incidents. The eLearning module aims […]

     
  • Timber Transport Conference

    THIS year’s Timber Transport Conference will be held on 23 March (9.30 for 10.00am) in the Drumossie Hotel, Inverness. Sponsored by Volvo.

     
  • strong European truck market

    DAF TRUCKS owner Paccar has reported ‘excellent’ annual revenues and profitability in 2017, while achieving its 79th consecutive year of net income,’ said Ron Armstrong, chief executive officer. ‘Paccar’s financial results reflect the company’s products […]

     
  • Direct Vision Standard

    LONDON’s Mayor is scuppering his own work to clean up the capital’s air, by trying to rush through an ill considered road safety scheme, says the Freight Transport Association which believes hundreds of cleaner trucks […]