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As today’s SMMT Connected event clearly demonstrates, there are huge benefits to come from connected vehicles and it’s an area where industry is making huge strides, and at a rapid rate. But connectivity isn’t just about autonomy and driverless technology

27 March 2019 #News #TNB News #Top Stories #Van

Ford is to launch a new fuel-saving technology feature to its best-selling Transit and Transit Custom models later this year. EcoGuide will work with the vehicle’s sat nav system to help drivers go about their business in a more fuel-efficient

27 March 2019 #Logistics #News #TNB News #Top Stories

The John Lewis Partnership has said it’s committed to a carbon-free transport fleet by 2045. The move will involve switching its 3,200-strong fleet of trucks, trailers and vans – operating for Waitrose and John Lewis – to zero-emission vehicles. By

According to government bus data statistics, around five billion bus or coach journeys a year are made in the UK, with 160,000 PSVsand around 103,000 bus drivers. As with any sector, safety is paramount –  keeping drivers and passengers safe

Caroline Barber is CEO of the transport development charity, Transaid, having joined the organisation in 2018. Transport News Brief caught up with her… It would be great if you could introduce Transaid to our readers – what does Transaid want to

12 March 2019 #News #TNB News #Top Stories #Van

Mercedes-Benz vans has announced a number of enhancements for the popular Vito panel van and passenger vehicle range. The big news is the addition of the company’s new OM 654 engine range, a selection of high-torque four-cylinder Euro 6 diesel

The UK is facing a driver shortage of around 45,000 HGV licence holders, with the situation showing limited signs of improvement despite incentives to assist with training and develop apprenticeship schemes. Key industry figures are campaigning to make driving a

Exhibitors and visitors are gearing up for what’s shaping up to be one of the liveliest CV Shows yet, with the 2019 event taking place at a critical time for the road transport and automotive industries. Whilst much of the

27 February 2019 #News #TNB News #Top Stories #Van

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has shown the first images of the facelifted Transporter, due to go on sale later this year, along with a host of technology features that will feature on the revised model. Revealed in passenger-carrying ‘Multivan’ format, the

27 February 2019 #News #TNB News #Top Stories #Van

Ford has announced that it is testing a new digital delivery service in partnership with last-mile delivery company, Gnewt, which is owned by Menzies Distribution. The system is designed to optimise multiple modes of transport including pedestrian and bicycle couriers,