• new flagship base for Cartwright Conversions Ltd

    TRAILER, commercial vehicle body and conversion manufacturers, the Cartwright Group, has acquired a 26 acre site in North Lincolnshire to create a new flagship base for Cartwright Conversions Ltd. Cartwright Group currently build trailers and […]

     
  • certified CO2 values

    DAF TRUCKS is embracing the European regulation of CO2 declaration for trucks leaving the production line from 1 January 2019. Ahead of the legal requirement, DAF will start communicating certified CO2 values in the fourth […]

     
  • new tyre management service

    VOLVO Trucks is using new methods to monitor and analyse critical components in real time in order to take care of potential malfunctions before they interfere with the customer’s business. A new tyre management service […]

     
  • vehicle testing exemptions

    WITH the Department for Transport (DfT) revised rules regarding vehicle testing exemptions, around 29,500 HGVs will be required to join the existing goods vehicle testing regime, whereby certain vehicles must be tested by DVSA personnel […]

     
  • fechan Truckstop

    CERTAS Energy is developing a brand new HGV refuelling bunker facility at the popular ‘fechan Truckstop (Eardley International), located at Junction 19 of the M74 in Ecclefechan, Lockerbie, which has recently been expanded to provide […]

     
  • hundreds of portable toilets

    THE ROAD Haulage Association is bemused at the news that hundreds of portable toilets are to be distributed along the M20 to offer relief to lorry drivers facing gridlock in tailbacks of traffic heading towards […]

     
  • reduce the risk of vessels breaking down

    SCOTLAND’S lifeline ferry services are to receive £3.5 million from the Scottish Government to reduce the risk of vessels breaking down and to return them to service quicker if they do. The move was announced […]

     
  • new red tape

    INTERNATIONAL operators could be hit with new red tape as they become ‘carriers’ of goods in ‘no deal’ Brexit plans announced by the government. The ‘Trading with the EU if there’s no Brexit deal’ technical […]

     
  • focus on larger buildings

    ASSET provision company, Dawsongroup, has acquired Tectoniks, the inflatable buildings design and manufacturing business based in Shrewsbury. Talking of the acquisition, Dawsongroup CEO, Steve Miller, said, ‘We plan to keep the Tectoniks name and facility […]