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 […]

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 […]

IMITATION WARNING

THE REVERSING and warning alarms market has apparently seen an influx of imitation products that aim to replicate Brigade’s bbs-tek. Operators should be aware that these products do not hold the same accreditations, service support […]

FUEL DUTY FROZEN

THE RHA has welcomed the Prime Minister’s announcement that fuel duty is to be frozen for another year. Commenting, chief executive Richard Burnett said: ‘As a founding member and funder of campaigning group FairFuelUK, I […]

CPC BREXIT CLARIFICATION

TRANSPORT and logistics recruitment specialists, Driver Hire, have welcomed the recent government confirmation that, ‘deal or no-deal Brexit’, CPC training is here to stay. The announcement came in guidance notes issued by the Department for […]

EASIER ACCESS TO LEVY

THE Apprenticeship Levy is ‘fast becoming a tax’. That’s the warning from Road Haulage Association chief executive, Richard Burnett. Speaking at the RHA’s Autumn Conference Centre in Birmingham he voiced the frustrations hauliers have unlocking […]