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08 April 2021 #Bus and Coach #TNB News

First Bus has placed an order for 91 double-deck and 35 single-deck electric buses from the partnership between Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) and BYD UK. The order, part-funded by the Scottish Government through its Ultra Low Emission Bus Scheme, is

01 April 2021 #TNB News

Under its Renewable Transport Fuels Obligation (RTFO), the UK government has launched a consultation on proposals to increase the RTFO main obligation to supply renewable fuel by 2.5%: 1.5% in 2022 followed by a further 1% between 2023 and 2032.

25 March 2021 #Bus and Coach #TNB News

An innovative new passenger counting technology that uses 3D sensors has been successfully introduced on buses serving the Hinckley Point C construction site in Somerset. The new cutting-edge advanced passenger counting (APC) from Exeros Technologies is now being used by

18 March 2021 #TNB News #Trailer

Carrier Transicold has agreed a strategic partnership with AddVolt to enable the development of advanced refrigeration units for use across Europe. AddVolt’s telematics-enabled technology is also compatible with Carrier’s latest Lynx digital platform, which will enable customers to enhance fleet

11 March 2021 #TNB News #Truck

Daimler Truck AG and Cummins have signed a memorandum of understanding to establish a global partnership for the development of medium duty engine systems. As part of the agreement, Cummins will develop powertrain systems for Daimler Trucks and Buses and

28 January 2021 #TNB News #Truck

A report published by Fitch Ratings suggests that penalties for failure to meet new emissions targets in 2025 are encouraging truck manufacturers to invest in hydrogen fuel-cell technology. The technology focus is being driven, said the report, by the EU’s

21 January 2021 #Features & Interviews #TNB News

While the commercial vehicle industry’s gradual movement away from diesel to alternative forms of motive power ahead of 2030 is much vaunted, the refrigerated trailer sector is undergoing a quieter transition. With the requirement to efficiently and safely transport Covid-19


How are you tackling the challenges presented by the COVID-19 crisis? The most important factor was the safety of our employees. In Europe there were two hotspots – in northern Italy and Madrid – and this is exactly where the


One of the best-known vans in the world, the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, is due to be replaced next year, and given the German firm’s recent concept vehicles, it’s a vehicle that’s bound to be packed with new tech. But it isn’t just the

23 October 2014 #Features & Interviews #Other

The manual gearbox has been shifted even closer to the exit on the transmissions ward. It’s now been dealt another blow by Volvo’s latest innovation, a dual clutch (DC) gearbox. Automated manual transmissions (AMTs) have swept all before them in

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