Electra’s refrigerated 19-tonne hydrogen truck completes successful zero emissions trial with major UK supermarket Sainsbury’s

Electra’s first refrigerated hydrogen truck has successfully completed a three-month trial with major UK supermarket chain Sainsbury’s. The 19-tonne zero-emission Electra eCargo FCEV truck travelled a typical round trip of 208 miles from Sainsbury’s depot in Sherburn-on-Elmet to Newcastle and…

TITAN AVIATION and ELECTRA COMMERCIAL VEHICLES deliver a zero-emission electric airport refueller

TITAN AVIATION and ELECTRA COMMERCIAL VEHICLES have created the TITAN-eRR20 together, a state-of-the-art 100% electric refueller designed to reduce airport greenhouse gas emissions. This zero-emission refuelling truck will be shipped to and operate at an Irish Airport. The strategic partnership between…

Award-winning JCB Electric Mini celebrates big milestone

JCB’s double-award-winning electric mini excavator marked another significant milestone in its short history – the production of the 1,000th machine. JCB went into full production with the world’s first volume-produced all-electric mini excavator in 2019. Employees at JCB Compact Products…

Ford accelerates electric car production with UK Government support

UK Export Finance (UKEF) backing worth £600 million will help Ford to expand its electric vehicle production line and deliver on its 2035 net-zero plan. Ford has doubled its commitment to the UK as its European hub for electric vehicle…

Scania UK technician George Hinkley wins IMI’s 2022 Skills Heavy Vehicle Technology prize at the UK WorldSkills final 

Scania UK’s Apprentice of the Year, George Hinkley, has been named the winner of the Institute of the Motor Industry’s 2022 Skills competition.  The South Mimms-based technician beat tough competition to claim the top prize in the Heavy Vehicle Technology…

H&C Plant Hire invests in fleet of 20JCB backhoe loaders

A leading North-West plant hirer has invested in 20 powerful new JCB 3CX PRO backhoe loaders – hailing the latest model as ‘the best backhoe loader available’.  Manchester-based H&C Plant Hire operates siteMASTERS Nationwide Hire, which is dedicated to providing…

Fleet Vision International, Autumn 2022 has been published. 

Read the latest issue now. by clicking here. Find out about food waste vehicles and hire, the hydrogen transition, electric vehicles and infrastructure, maintenance, the skills shortage, air quality and emissions reduction, and upcoming events such as OWL North and…

Wrightbus secures £26 million government-backed support in global pursuit of green transport

UK Export Finance (UKEF) is providing a Northern Ireland-based bus manufacturer with an 80% guarantee on its major financing deal from Barclays. The government guarantee is on an £18 million Green Trade Loan and £8 million Green Bank Guarantee, allowing…

Electra Commercial Vehicles and Guest Truck & Van announce sales distribution agreement

Zero-emission HGV manufacturer Electra Commercial Vehicles and Guest Truck & Van have signed a sales distribution agreement, which sees Electra’s trucks becoming a standard element of the commercial vehicle distributor’s product offering. The arrangement ensures that as a dealership, Guest…