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Light commercial vehicle (LCV) market shows moderate -1.3% decline in 2018. 357,325 registrations enough to post the fourth best year on record, beating expectations. December demand falls -8.8%, representing half of the annual decline, with only 4x4s recording growth in

Highways England has joined forces with the Freight Transport Association to offer bespoke safety training for commercial drivers who use smart motorways. The eight-hour, single-day course covers aspects such as different signals on the smart motorway network, driver behaviour and

Once again the excellence of the commercial vehicle industry was on display at this year’s CV Show, the largest event of its kind in the UK that provided the perfect platform for a number of important product launches and significant

19 April 2018 #CV Sector #News #TNB News #Top Stories #Truck

Volvo has confirmed that sales and series production of its first all-electric truck, the Volvo FL Electric, will begin next year. The first trucks from the range are now beginning operations in Gothenburg. The truck is designed for urban distribution,

In just a few days the doors of the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) in Birmingham will open on the biggest and most important commercial vehicle event of the year, as the CV Show returns for 2018. The exhibition space is

The government has made a further announcement to clarify the regulation of volumetric concrete mixers, which will fall in line with other HGVs beginning in September 2018. The existing legislation means that volumetric operators and drivers require no Operator Licence,

Volvo Trucks has begun shipping its new LNG-powered vehicle to the UK, using Calor’s facility at Donington Park for its first refuel. The Volvo FH LNG uses a gas-powered engine based on existing diesel technology, and while running on LNG

05 April 2018 #CV Sector #News #TNB News #Top Stories #Van

Groupe PSA, the parent company of Vauxhall, has announced that the next generation of the Vivaro van will be built at the Luton plant, securing the long-term future of the facility. Vauxhall has committed further investment into the facility alongside

A new Ultra Low Emissions bus scheme has been announced by the government, with £48million of funding available for local authorities and operators. The announcement by Transport Minister Nusrat Ghani follows the success of a previous scheme that distributed £30million.

Changes to the HGV Road User Levy will come into effect in February 2019, with vehicles meeting the Euro VI emissions standard eligible for a 10 percent reduction in the charge. Government statistics show that the cleanest lorries generate 80

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