06 April 2023 #Van

Electrical contractor Barlows has acquired 22 Toyota Corolla Commercial hybrid electric vans to transport its engineering equipment. The family business specified all vehicles with tinted windows and a 70mph speed limiter, while eight have roof racks designed for long step

18 February 2021 #Uncategorised

Tell us a bit about your business. How did it develop, and what does it do? MAHLE Powertrain was formed in 2005 by the acquisition of the Cosworth Technology Group by parent company MAHLE, and now has eight technical centres

11 March 2020 #CV Sector #TNB News #Truck

DAF Trucks has started field testing its CF Hybrid, a truck which uses100% electric power in urban areas and clean diesel technology out of town. The trial involves Dutch transport operator Peter Appel operating two of the models to supply

11 September 2019 #CV Sector #Logistics #News #TNB News #Van

Global logistics company UPS has introduced a new line of range-extended electric vehicles (REEVS) vehicles to its fleets serving Birmingham and Southampton. The vehicles, which were developed in conjunction with electric vehicle specialists TEVVA and part-funded by The Office for

20 June 2019 #Bus and Coach #TNB News

Brighton & Hove Buses and Metrobus will add 30 new ADL Enviro400H buses to their most popular routes by September. As part of the £9.2m investment, the buses will also be fitted with SmartVision mirrorless camera monitoring systems from 21st

08 May 2019 #CV Sector #News #TNB News #Truck #Van

A major construction and engineering contractor has invested in a fleet of FUSO Canter tippers with hybrid diesel-electric powertrains. J Murphy & Sons’ 20 new vehicles are exempt from the levy on all non-Euro 6 compliant trucks venturing into the

10 April 2019 #CV Sector #News #TNB News #Van

Ford has revealed a new plug-in hybrid version of its hugely popular Tourneo Custom people mover. Available in Europe later this year, the spacious eight seat model uses an electric motor/generator, powered by a 13.6 kWh lithium-ion battery pack, to

06 December 2017 #CV Sector #News #TNB News #Trailer

Thermo King has launched its hybrid drive trailer into the market, as a low-noise and low-emission option for urban areas. Originally shown as a concept in 2016 and demonstrated at the 2017 Commercial Vehicle Show, the SLXi Hybrid uses the

08 September 2014 #Bus and Coach #Top Stories

The first examples of ‘Gyrodrive’ flywheel hybrid buses have been delivered to operator Oxford Bus for use on its Brookesbus network. The vehicles are a variant of the new ADL Enviro400 and feature the Gyrodrive energy recovery system developed by

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