22 February 2024 #TNB News

Last week, SMMT published the end of year registration figures for heavy vehicles – showing some 46,227 trucks joined Britain’s roads last year, along with 4,932 buses, coaches and minibuses. It’s the result of significant growth in fleet demand for

22 February 2024 #Features & Interviews #TNB News

Describe the Exeros DVS BSIS system? At Exeros we have put our own processes in place to fully understand the Direct Vision Standard (DVS), and we have conducted more than 2,000 hours of testing, including live testing and on the

22 February 2024 #Features & Interviews #TNB News

 From vehicle tracking and incident recording to fuel efficiency and safety measurement, transport firms are benefitting from increasingly advanced telematics systems to carry out tasks that improve their business-wide performance. Given telematics systems provide such a wide range of options,

22 February 2024 #TNB News #Van

Ford has opened a £24m Propulsion Development Laboratory at its UK headquarters in Dunton that will support the delivery of its European electrification plans. The laboratory at the Essex site comprises eight vehicle-size rooms capable of testing electric power units

22 February 2024 #Bus and Coach #TNB News

Reading Buses has ordered nine new Alexander Dennis Enviro400 City double-deckers, which the operator says offer the “next level” of comfort and class for customers. The buses, which feature coffee-shop style flooring and tables, glazed staircases, skylights, USB and wireless

22 February 2024 #TNB News #Truck

DS Smith Logistics has taken delivery of 61 new Volvo FM 460 Globetrotter 6×2 tractor units as part of a major fleet renewal programme. The new trucks – that arrive via a long-term contract-hire agreement from TIP Group – replace

08 February 2024 #TNB News

The British van sector has started 2024 with a major achievement, with January seeing the arrival of the 60,000th battery electric van (BEV) on our roads since 2018. It follows almost 1,200 new BEVs being registered in the month –

08 February 2024 #Features & Interviews

Nigel Holmes, Sharon Mitchell and Jim Magner tell us why Driving For Better Business is important for fleets – and the companies which support them What are your roles at Driving for Better Business/National Highways? DfBB is all about cutting

08 February 2024 #Features & Interviews

Britain’s commercial vehicle industry is fortunate to be served by tyre technology companies and manufacturers that can help operators maximise the efficiency and safety of their fleets. One such business is Automotive Equipment Solutions UK (AES UK), which recently introduced

08 February 2024 #CV Sector

Michelin Connected Fleet has signed a four-year partnership with Scottish Water to help boost the performance of the utility’s 2,000-strong mixed fleet and accelerate the firm’s move to EVs and zero emission alternatives. The plan for the water and wastewater

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