Blackburn with Darwen Council’s executive board has approved a £1.3m fleet replacement programme to replace ageing and hired vehicles.
Colson Transport has put a new Volvo FH16 750 Globetrotter 6×4 tractor unit into service – handing the keys to one of the business’ longest serving drivers as recognition of his years of hard work.
Sparshatt Truck & Van has opened applications to its apprenticeship scheme in Dartford, Sittingbourne, Ashford, and Tonbridge, starting in January 2023.
Fleet technology and software solutions company Fleetclear has launched the latest version of its anti-roll away and driver ID solution for commercial vehicles.
Birmingham City Council is trialling its first eCollect to combat climate change and air pollution.
ULEMCo, the hydrogen vehicle manufacturer, has demonstrated real-world reductions in CO2 emissions by deploying road sweepers for Aberdeen City Council.
Research by Allison Transmission has revealed that many commercial vehicle fleets could cut their fuel consumption by requesting different axle ratios to those routinely offered on new vehicles. This simple change to a truck’s specification costs nothing yet can significantly reduce running costs and carbon emissions. Savings will likely be most significant on duty cycles with frequent stop-starts around town or on minor rural roads.
Waste collection vehicle hire specialist Fiveways Group has announced that it will donate all the revenue generated from hiring the company’s brand-new Dennis vehicle to the Alzheimer’s Society.
Mercedes-Benz Trucks will unveil the eActros LongHaul electric truck for long-distance transport in September at the IAA.
Dennis Eagle has launched the new all-electric eCollect refuse collection vehicle.