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Fridge van fleets are being urged to take action now to ensure vehicles are Euro 6 compliant – or face big bills when London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone kicks in.
Used commercial vehicle demand is set to remain strong in 2018, according to experts at Cap HPI, following a fall in new registrations in 2017 for the first time since 2011-12.
Conversion specialist Ingimex has expanded manufacturing capabilities at its Telford site under a £1.8m investment set to cut lead times for customers.
The North East Autism Society is fitting in-vehicle driver behaviour technology from Lightfoot to its fleet as it looks to enhance driver behaviour and improve safety.
Privately owned business services firm James Frew has awarded a five-year contract extension to Ctrack after seeing a wide range of benefits from the telematics system.
Fleets can now avoid the perennial issue of flat batteries with the help of the Trakm8 Prime tracking technology.
Fleets are being warned of the need to carry out whole-life cost analysis before switching away from diesel vehicles as latest research finds almost two third sof larger businesses are considering phasing it out.
Senior Traffic Commissioner Richard Turfitt is to outline progress in targeting seriously and serially uncompliant transport operators at the Microlise Transport Conference this spring.
Axis Fleet Management has appointed Steve Lymer as its new sales director.
Tolls on the Severn Bridge have been cut by almost a fifth as the crossings return to public ownership.
Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has extended its scrappage scheme until the end of March.
Mercedes-Benz dealer Rygor Commercials is driving changes for vans with the creation of a new dedicated business development role.
British Gas has signed up Kwik Fit to supply a range of tyre-related services across its 12,500-strong van fleet as the two firms resume their partnership.
Pontyclun-based LVT Transport has added a new Sprinter to its Mercedes-Benz dominated fleet to service a new contract with a global logistics business.
New light commercial vehicle registrations fall -3.6% to 362,149 units in 2017, marking the first decline since 2012.
CitySprint is trialling a hydrogen van as part of its wider ambition to create a completely emission-free fleet in the Capital by 2020.
Devon County Council has taken delivery of 20 new wheelchair-accessible Iveco Daily minibuses as it updates its community transport fleet.
Van suppliers can nominate themselves for this year’s VansA2Z Van Fleet World Honours, which will spotlight those van suppliers and manufacturers at the forefront of innovation.
Demand for temporary drivers over the festive period saw recruitment firm Driver Hire report record-breaking figures.
Waste management company Veolia has deployed three Iveco Daily Natural Power vans to bring reduced emissions and fuel costs as well as quieter running for a new contract in London.
Fleets including Bristol Waste Company, which operates Bristol City Council’s waste collection service, and the University of Oxford have signed up to a free trial to support research into reducing air pollution.
MCE, a leading provider of motorcycle insurance, has expanded its fleet of Mercedes-Benz Sprinters with 10 Premium Edition models.
Pendragon-owned Evans Halshaw has opened its first dedicated Van Store, focused on offering used vans across the UK.
Vehicle rental start-up Eastgate Commercial has taken delivery of 130 Mercedes-Benz Vans for its new flexible lease offering for fleets.
Alphabet is to expand its AlphaCity corporate car sharing platform into other manufacturers and also add LCVs to the fleet as it reports a near 20% uplift in journey bookings during 2017.
Volkwagen’s new e-Crafter van has started fleet trials with an international group of major customers.
Sheffield City Council has taken delivery of five Renault Kangoo Z.E. electric vans converted to run on hydrogen.
CV manufacturing down 35% in ninth consecutive month of decline.
Switching all of Britain’s commercial vehicles to electric alternatives could save businesses around £14bn a year, according to new research from Hitachi Capital UK.