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  • Earth Day participation and reflection encouraged by MAN

    Earth Day participation and reflection encouraged by MAN

    22nd April 2021

    Earth Day, taking place today, has been embraced MAN. As part of a range of activities, the company’s workers were asked to take one hour to reflect on their CO2 footprint. In addition, they were encouraged to think about how…

  • Kent Access Permit no longer required, says DfT

    Kent Access Permit no longer required, says DfT

    21st April 2021

    Kent Access Permit (KAP) requirements for truck drivers travelling to the EU from Dover have been stopped. In addition, the Department for Transport said the ‘check if an HGV is ready to cross the border service’ has closed. The permits…

  • RHA makes call for UK decarbonisation roadmap

    RHA makes call for UK decarbonisation roadmap

    20th April 2021

    A UK decarbonisation roadmap has been called for by the Road Haulage Association in order to protect the environment and its users. The association has asked the government to show ‘coordinated leadership’ for any future green transport plans.  Furthermore RHA…

  • Truck upgrades for four Renault Trucks models

    Truck upgrades for four Renault Trucks models

    19th April 2021

    Truck upgrades have been announced by Renault Trucks for the T, T High, C and K vehicle ranges. The emphasis behind the improvements has been on driving comfort, on-board comfort, safety and productivity. Therefore, Renault Trucks says it is the…

  • Largest electric vehicle order for Volvo Trucks from QCD

    Largest electric vehicle order for Volvo Trucks from QCD

    16th April 2021

    Volvo Truck’s largest electric vehicle order has been placed in California. Quality Custom Distribution (QCD), a national food service logistics supplier, has ordered the vehicles. The 14 VNR Electric models trucks will be deployed in the operator’s Southern California last-mile…

  • Hydrogen infrastructure for trucks edges closer to reality

    Hydrogen infrastructure for trucks edges closer to reality

    15th April 2021

    A hydrogen infrastructure to service the transportation sector is one step closer. Nikola, Iveco and pipeline operator OGE have announced plans to collaborate on hydrogen-powered transportation. Specifically, the trio want to create a pipeline network from production sources to hydrogen…

  • Government support for apprentice recruitment welcomed

    Government support for apprentice recruitment welcomed

    14th April 2021

    Government support has been given to the next generation of the country’s workforce. Companies hiring apprentices will be given increased incentive payments. It is hoped that the move will boost industries including transport and logistics. Specifically, employers will now receive £3,000…

  • Design quality of Volvo’s FM helps win Red Dot Award

    Design quality of Volvo’s FM helps win Red Dot Award

    13th April 2021

    The ‘design quality’ of a new Volvo Truck model has helped the company win a Red Dot Award. Volvo’s FM triumphed in the product design category for commercial vehicles. The truck was designed with the driver being the primary focus. Therefore,…

  • Autonomous S-Way truck planned following Iveco collaboration

    Autonomous S-Way truck planned following Iveco collaboration

    12th April 2021

    An autonomous S-Way truck could be around the corner after Iveco signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Plus. Plus is a global autonomous trucking company and will assist Iveco in its efforts with autonomous trucks. Under the terms of…

  • UK DAF dealers win international praise

    UK DAF dealers win international praise

    9th April 2021

    UK DAF dealers have been rewarded for their recent efforts in the truck manufacturer’s pan-European competition. The annual event was held online due to coronavirus restrictions across the continent. The biggest prize went to Lawrence Vehicles Ltd, which was named…

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