Latest News news NewsJaama to showcase MyVehicle app at CV Show 2018 Jaama will be showcasing new functionality introduced to its MyVehicle at the Commercial Vehicle Show 2018.Tue, 27 Feb 2018 11:02:06 Z NewsRenault Trucks launches Optifleet app for remote fleet management Renault Trucks’ has launched its fleet management software Optifleet as an app, enabling remote fleet mangement. Tue, 27 Feb 2018 11:00:36 Z NewsRenault to sell electric trucks in 2019Renault Trucks will launch a range of fully electric trucks next year.Mon, 26 Feb 2018 10:25:52 Z NewsPSS Hire invests in fleet of 22 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vans after ‘soaring customer demand’ PSS Hire has responded to ‘soaring customer demand’ with a new fleet of 22 Mercedes-Benz Sprinters.Mon, 26 Feb 2018 10:07:46 Z NewsGuest Truck and Van delivers seven Iveco trucks to ThyssenkruppUK Iveco dealer Guest Truck and Van has delivered seven trucks to engineering company, Thyssenkrupp.Mon, 26 Feb 2018 10:06:05 Z NewsTruck NewsDAF Trucks UK recognises Chassis Cabs’ Adam Baker as Technician of the YearDAF Trucks UK has awarded Chassis Cabs’ Adam Baker as its Technician of the Year 2018, at a ceremony on February 12.Fri, 23 Feb 2018 10:18:04 Z NewsAuto Windscreens to complete London jobs in Citroen Berlingo PHEVAuto Windscreens has added a Citroen Berlingo plug in electric to its fleet to serve the London area.Fri, 23 Feb 2018 10:17:38 Z NewsMore van operators feel Brexit will help their business than harm it, Mercedes-Benz research findsMore van drivers, owners and operators are still more likely to think Brexit will improve the prospects of their business (28%) than damage it (20%), research from Mercedes-Benz has found.Fri, 23 Feb 2018 10:09:06 Z NewsAsset Alliance Group appoints Grant Law as marketing directorLaw brings 30 years’ experience to the Group, having worked in senior marketing positions across a range of industries including leisure and health care. Fri, 23 Feb 2018 10:09:04 Z NewsM1 crash: Truck driver was twice the drink-drive limit A truck driver was on a hands-free call in cruise control and another was twice the drink-drive limit, when they were involved in a crash on the M1.Fri, 23 Feb 2018 09:50:38 Z NewsFTA warns against road maintenance spending freeze in LondonAll non-essential road improvements in the capital have been put on hold for two years, due to a shortage of funds, by the deputy mayor for transport, Val Shawcross.Fri, 23 Feb 2018 09:32:26 Z NewsRenault Master ZE electric van to have real-world range of 75 milesRenault’s Master ZE electric van will have a real-world range of 75 miles, the manufacturer has announced.Thu, 22 Feb 2018 10:41:00 Z NewsWestern Commercial named Mercedes-Benz Vans retailer of the yearScotland’s Western Commercial has been named Mercedes-Benz Vans retailer of the year at the manufacturer’s annual Van Stars event.Thu, 22 Feb 2018 09:58:22 Z NewsMercedes-Benz to roll out electric eActros trucks to fleets this yearMercedes-Benz is to put 10 electric eActros trucks into operation with fleets this year.Thu, 22 Feb 2018 09:39:54 Z NewsTruckman launches pull out storage solution ‘ideal for pick-up fleets’ Truckman is launching a new pull out drawer storage solution, called Decked, which it claims is “ideal for pick-up fleets”. Wed, 21 Feb 2018 10:23:18 Z NewsCoolKit celebrates Ford qualified vehicle modifier approvalCoolKit is celebrating approval from Ford’s Qualified Vehicle Modifier Programme (QVM) scheme.Wed, 21 Feb 2018 10:20:47 Z NewsParagon route planning software caters for limited range of plug-in vehicles Paragon has enhanced its routing and scheduling software to address the potential challenges associated with planning for plug-in vehicles. Wed, 21 Feb 2018 09:30:16 Z NewsDigraph to open 16 new branches in ‘industry shake up’ Digraph has announced the opening of 16 new branches in six months in an “industry shake up”.Tue, 20 Feb 2018 10:35:37 Z NewsFleetCheck’s Mobile App hits 1,000 safety check milestone Launched at CV Show 2017, the app is designed to provide a way of carrying out essential commercial vehicle safety checks. Tue, 20 Feb 2018 09:43:31 Z NewsFit vans, lorries and buses with mandatory alcohol testing devices, says new reportThe EU should require alcohol interlocks to be fitted in all new vans, lorries and buses and retrofitted to cars used by repeat drink-driving offenders.Tue, 20 Feb 2018 09:39:34 Z NewsAllow van replacement cycles to run their course, fleet bodies urgeLong replacement cycles for vans could leave fleet operators facing daily charges when clean air zones (CAZs) are introduced in London and other major cities.Tue, 20 Feb 2018 08:31:28 Z NewsGrayling blocks ‘punitive’ red route finesTransport Secretary blocks plans for a dramatic increase in Red Route Penalty Charge Notices (PCNs). Mon, 19 Feb 2018 09:46:34 Z NewsVolkswagen Commercial Vehicles’ largest used van centre opened in LiverpoolVolkswagen Commercial Vehicles has opened a used van centre in Liverpool, where customers can also take advantage of aftersales services and MOT facilities. Mon, 19 Feb 2018 08:58:20 Z NewsCV Show demonstrates diversity of van sector Some of the biggest names in the van and light commercial vehicle industry will be attending this year’s Commercial Vehicle (CV) Show. Mon, 19 Feb 2018 08:47:32 Z NewsContractor fined £500,000 after worker struck by tipper truckMV Kelly of Tyseley, Birmingham, has been fined after a ground worker was struck by a tipper truck on a housing development site.Mon, 19 Feb 2018 08:41:20 Z NewsMercedes teams up with Institute of Vehicle Recovery Mercedes has teamed up with the Institute of Vehicle Recovery to establish a certification for Health and Safety of all MobiloVan Technicians every three years.Fri, 16 Feb 2018 11:10:06 Z NewsFleet Source announces free seminar on vehicular terrorism Fleet Source has announced a free seminar to help fleet managers understand the risks of vehicular terrorism.Fri, 16 Feb 2018 10:49:00 Z NewsSign Language wins livery rebrand contract for Idverde fleetSign Language has rebranded 660 Idverde vehicles in seven weeks across 50 locations.Fri, 16 Feb 2018 10:48:23 Z NewsDAF Trucks dominate market share for 2017 despite drop Figures released by the SMMT have confirmed that DAF Trucks topped the UK CV market with 29.5% market share.Thu, 15 Feb 2018 10:29:56 Z NewsVenson urges van operators to adopt electric vehiclesVenson Automotive Solutions is urging van operators to consider adopting electric vehicles, saying that fears over a lack of charging points is misplaced.Thu, 15 Feb 2018 10:22:46 Z NewsEx-fleet and lease LCVs fall in price at BCA in January as supply increasesThe value of fleet and lease LCVs sold through BCA in January fell £239 to £7,521, although stock availability and sold volumes rose significantly.Thu, 15 Feb 2018 10:11:30 Z NewsFears for RVs if Carillion vehicles hit used market in large numbersConstruction company’s collapse raises questions over future of 10,000 vehicles.Thu, 15 Feb 2018 09:43:09 Z NewsCASS partners with The Driving Doctor to improve LCV driver safetyCable and Splicing Services (CASS) has partnered with The Driving Doctor to improve the safety and behaviour of its LCV drivers.Wed, 14 Feb 2018 10:46:57 Z NewsCollision Management Systems’ software can ‘reduce claim costs by at least £1,600’Collision Management Systems’ software-as-a-service solution can ‘reduce claim costs by at least £1,600’ by delivering real-time crash detection.Tue, 13 Feb 2018 09:46:20 Z NewsNew HGV market declines in 2017The new heavy goods vehicle (HGV) market declined by 2.6% in 2017 following two years of strong growth, according to figures released by the SMMT. Tue, 13 Feb 2018 08:27:35 Z NewsTuffnells ‘record investment’ sees distribution centre relocate to Sheffield Tuffnells has announced the relocation of its main distribution centre to Europa Close, Sheffield following “record investment”.Mon, 12 Feb 2018 10:33:35 Z NewsIngimex launches best practice guide for purchasing vehicle bodiesVehicle body manufacturer Ingimex has launched a best practice guide to help prospective vehicle body buyers tackle the maze of regulatory and legislative changes.Mon, 12 Feb 2018 10:10:36 Z NewsCompanies fined after scaffolder struck by dumper truck and killedRedrow Homes and WPI Civil Engineering have been fined after the death of scaffolder Henry Jones in 2013.Mon, 12 Feb 2018 09:35:06 Z NewsIveco and BNP Paribas join forces to offer green finance schemeIveco and BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions have joined forces to offer customers preferred financing conditions for vehicles featuring its Natural Power technologies.Fri, 09 Feb 2018 09:45:01 Z NewsBCA launches new used commercial vehicle sales programmeBCA has launched a new commercial vehicle auction programme with new regular sales starting in Blackbushe, Glasgow and Wolverhampton.Fri, 09 Feb 2018 09:38:41 Z NewsIveco dealer Guest Truck and Van’s longest serving employee retiresIveco dealer Guest Truck and Van’s longest serving employee has retired after 52-and-a-half years in the business.Thu, 08 Feb 2018 10:20:28 Z NewsPie launches London Lorry Route Approver app to help HGV fleets plan safer journeysFleet management technology company Pie will launch its London Lorry Route Approver app next month, aimed at helping companies plan safer, more efficient, compliant HGV journeys.Thu, 08 Feb 2018 10:02:19 Z NewsDAF launches Transport Efficiency Driver Challenge to find UK’s best truck driverDAF Trucks has launched its Transport Efficiency Driver Challenge 2018 to find the UK’s best commercial vehicle driver.Thu, 08 Feb 2018 09:40:38 Z NewsMulti-brand truck platooning trials to take place on European roads The Ensemble consortium says multi-brand truck platooning will be trialled on European roads over the next three years.Thu, 08 Feb 2018 08:51:17 Z NewsGovernment prepares for Brexit with Haulage Permits and Trailer Registration Bill The Bill will give powers to support UK hauliers operating internationally after the UK leaves the EU. Thu, 08 Feb 2018 08:45:48 Z NewsIsotrak Group and PCL announce two-year contract renewal The Isotrak Group today announced an agreement with PCL to renew its partnership for a further two years.Wed, 07 Feb 2018 10:58:22 Z NewsCryopower cuts HGV fuel consumption by up to 30%Scientists have unveiled Cryopower, a new engine technology that can significantly increase fuel efficiency and reduce harmful emissions for HGVs.Wed, 07 Feb 2018 10:34:00 Z NewsAirco adds 24 Toyota Proace vans to fleetRefrigeration and air conditioning specialist Airco has added 24 Toyota Proace vans to its fleet.Wed, 07 Feb 2018 10:09:25 Z NewsNew Mercedes Sprinter unveiled: available from JuneThe all-new Mercedes-Benz Sprinter has be unveiled and is available to order now, with front-wheel-drive for the first time.Wed, 07 Feb 2018 09:35:00 Z NewsLatest NewsRenault Trucks expands right-hand drive Range T High offering in UKRenault Trucks has expanded its right-hand drive Range T High offering in the UK with an extended range of options following strong demand for the vehicle.Wed, 07 Feb 2018 09:34:18 Z