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…

Bradford bids to improve air quality with eCollect

As Bradford’s Clean Air Zone went into force, the first Dennis Eagle eCollect was put to work by Bradford Council after successfully trialling the all-electric vehicle earlier this year.  The council’s goals are to install an actual zero-emissions fleet of…

St Helens Council receives the first custom-built hydrogen fuel cell RCV

Faun Zoeller UK has delivered the UK’s first custom-built, hydrogen-fuelled waste collection vehicle to St Helens Borough Council.  The truck is now ready for its integration into the council’s fleet. This pioneering investment by St Helens Borough Council forms part…

Teignbridge District Council enters 20 year-relationship with SFS 

2022 marks the 20th year that Specialist Fleet Services (SFS) has been the fleet provider to Teignbridge District Council. The council has recently decided to extend the current contract hire arrangement for another three years.  Teignbridge awarded a third consecutive…

Fleetcor acquires Plugsurfing, a European electric vehicle solutions provider

Fleetcor Technologies, a global business payments company, announced the acquisition of Plugsurfing, a European electric vehicle software and network provider to vehicle OEMs, charge point operators (CPO), and fleets.

Nottingham City Council aims for carbon neutral target with seven new eSwingos 

Nottingham City Council has ordered seven fully electric eSwingo compact sweepers from Aebi Schmidt as it works towards its target of becoming the UK’s first carbon-neutral city. Nottingham City Council has set a deadline of 2028 to achieve its net…