CV Sector

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

14 September 2023 #CV Sector

Toyota has unveiled its prototype hydrogen fuel cell-powered Hilux pick-up, developed in a joint project with consortium partners, supported by UK Government funding. A total of three high-pressure fuel tanks are used, giving the Hilux an expected driving range of

15 June 2023 #CV Sector #Van

Waitrose has said that seven of its all-electric temperature-controlled vans packed a strong performance in a government-funded trial to test the viability of wireless charging. The supermarket chain‘s new Vauxhall Vivaro-e vans, with Carrier Transicold Neos 100 units, have been

23 December 2022 #CV Sector #SMMT News #UK Manufacturing

UK commercial vehicle production surges 42.9% in November to 11,343 units, the 11th month of consecutive growth in 2022. Overseas demand grows by 89.4%, while production for the domestic market falls by -9.9%. Year-to-date output reaches 96,890 units, 45.1% above

06 October 2022 #CV Sector

The latest figures from SMMT show that Britain’s new LCV market grew for the first time this year in September, one of the busiest months for deliveries due to the plate change. Van registrations increased 10.8% year on year, at

18 August 2022 #CV Sector #TNB News

This week, SMMT released its second quarter registration figures for the HGV, Bus and Coach sectors, and mixed signals could be found. The UK new bus and coach market grew slightly by 0.6% to 1,066 units, with the good news

01 June 2022 #CV Sector

Scottish public transport operator First Bus has finished construction of the rapid EV charging hub in Glasgow that will allow 150 electric buses to be charged at one time. Trials have already begun at the Caledonia depot, in Glasgow’s southside,

09 December 2021 #CV Sector #Van

Ford and DP World London Gateway have conducted a trial with a simulated autonomous vehicle to demonstrate how useful such future technology could be. For the trial, Ford used a specially adapted Transit fitted out to mimic the look of

09 December 2021 #CV Sector

Scania GB has officially opened its latest sales and service centre, located at Eurocentral in Scotland. The £10m investment occupies a 7.8 acre plot and contains a fully operational workshop and parts department, with office accommodation and extensive secure parking.

18 November 2021 #CV Sector #Van

Tier Mobility, Europe’s largest micro-mobility operator, has taken delivery of 10 new all-electric MAN eTGE vans for its London micro-mobility operation. The 3.5 tonne eTGE’s, in standard wheelbase format, will be used across Canary Wharf, Ealing, Hammersmith, Fulham, Kensington, Chelsea

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