• TRIAL OF FORS SOFTWARE

    FIFTY fleets have signed up to trial new software developed by FleetCheck for the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) in its first month of availability. FORS Fleet Management System (FMS) is designed explicitly for FORS […]

     
  • NORTHERN ISLE FERRY CONTRACT

    THE PROCUREMENT of the next contract to operate the Northern Isles Ferry Services to Shetland and Orkney is under way, with the publication of the contract notice. The contract, worth an estimated £370m, will run […]

     
  • BIGGER BRIGADE

    BRIGADE Electronics has opened a new 24,483sq.ft office and warehouse facility in Dartford. The opening of this new location comes after strong growth in Brigade’s best recorded financial year, producing sales of £42m in 2017. […]

     
  • FUEL DELIVERED BY MAN

    HOYER Petrolog UK is expanding its fleet with the arrival of 89 new MAN vehicles. The deliveries comprise 75 replacement vehicles plus 14 additional vehicles for the company’s recently attained business across the UK. The […]

     
  • ELECTRIC RENAULTS

    ELECTROMOBILITY is the cornerstone of Renault Trucks’ strategy for sustainable urban transport and in line with this strategy, the French manufacturer is now launching the first vehicle in its new all-electric line up, the Renault […]

     
  • CERTIFICATION GUARANTEES

    TRAILER manufacturer SDC have achieved EN XL certification on two new trailer models; a new model dry freight boxvan trailer and their hydraulic lifting deck curtainsider which was launched at the CV Show in April. […]

     
  • ALL-ELECTRIC VOLVOS

    VOLVO Trucks will introduce all-electric truck demonstrators in California next year and start selling them in North America from 2020. The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has preliminarily awarded $44.8 million (£34.3m) to the Volvo […]

     
  • GRANTS TO REDUCE EMISSIONS

    HERIOT-WATT University and energy systems company Flexible Power Systems (FPS) have been awarded two government grants to explore how vehicle technologies could evolve to reduce emissions in the commercial and freight sector. The first project […]

     
  • BOOST FOR DIESEL

    RENAULT TRUCKS is continuing its research into improving the energy efficiency of diesel trucks with Optifuel Lab 3, the laboratory vehicle developed as part of the FALCON collaborative project. Optifuel Lab 3 combines technologies relating […]

     
  • HIAB INVESTS IN ‘WHOLLY OWNED’

    ON-ROAD load handling equipment provider Hiab has strengthened its sales and service network in the UK by acquiring Londonderry Garage (SE) Ltd, which was previously its authorised dealer in the Yorkshire/North East region of the […]