Archive for October, 2019

  • Goodyear partners with Reynolds Logistics

    on Oct 17, 19 • in UK News • with No Comments

    Tyremaker, Goodyear has announced a new, five-year partnership with Reynolds Logistics, the family-owned leading bulk logistics company specialising in the haulage of liquid products. Reynolds Logistics distributes bulk fuels and hazardous goods throughout the UK and Europe, providing efficient and innovative logistical solutions

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  • Gray & Adams innovates a UK-first for NewCold Logistics

    on Oct 17, 19 • in UK News • with No Comments

    Gray & Adams, the leading supplier of temperature-controlled semi-trailers and rigid vehicle bodywork, has designed an automated loading pod, built inside a 15.6m refrigerated body, that holds 60 pallets at -22 degrees C. This innovation, coupled with a 44-pallet capacity double deck trailer, can be loaded in under seven minutes, automatically – a first for the

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  • Michelin launches new truck and coach tyre

    on Oct 16, 19 • in UK News • with No Comments

    Michelin has launched a next-generation version of its popular 315/70 R22.5 X Line Energy multi-position tyre, commonly specified on the steer axles of Euro VI tractor units

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  • Maritime re-equips with Scania once again

    on Oct 16, 19 • in UK News • with No Comments

    Maritime Transport Limited has reaffirmed its commitment to the Scania brand with orders for a total of 330 tractor units for delivery during 2019/20. Two-hundred-and-sixty trucks are now scheduled for delivery before the year end, with a further 70 due to enter service with the Felixstowe-based operator in 2020. The orders will be fulfilled by TruckEast, Scania’s dealer for East Anglia, and comprise of 30 410-horsepower R 410 4×2 models and 300 450-horsepower R 450 6×2/2 mid-lift units. All 330 trucks will be equipped with Highline cabs and Scania’s fully-automated Opticruise gear-selection system

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  • Krone exhibits five trailers at Fleet Transport Awards

    on Oct 15, 19 • in UK News • with No Comments

    Krone attended the Annual Fleet Transport Awards held in Saggart, Co. Dublin on Thursday, October 10, with no less than five of its latest trailers on display in the outdoor exhibition arena

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  • Get business ready for Brexit says RHA

    on Oct 14, 19 • in UK News • with No Comments

    The Road Haulage Association has urged the Government to put all its energy into getting hauliers and traders ready for Brexit

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  • Microlise wins Commercial Fleet Award

    on Oct 9, 19 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Microlise wins Commercial Fleet Award

    Microlise has won the Commercial Fleet Award for Innovative New Product 2019 for its new Driver Hazard Warning (DHW) app. The DHW combines Big Data technology with what is potentially, the most comprehensive bridge database in Great Britain

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  • C-KO unveils new mirror-mounted camera system

    on Oct 9, 19 • in UK News • with Comments Off on C-KO unveils new mirror-mounted camera system

    Leading camera equipment supplier C-KO is about to unveil its latest product range to some of Britain’s most safety-conscious truck operators

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  • Stena Europe returns to scheduled services on Rosslare – Fishguard  

    on Oct 8, 19 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Stena Europe returns to scheduled services on Rosslare – Fishguard  

    Following an extensive refit programme at shipyards in Turkey and Liverpool, the Stena Europe has resumed its scheduled sailing services on the Rosslare – Fishguard route

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  • Vision Track extends range of connected MDVR fleet solutions

    on Oct 8, 19 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Vision Track extends range of connected MDVR fleet solutions

    VisionTrack has enhanced its range of connected mobile digital video recorders (MDVRs) to meet demand from commercial fleets for increasingly sophisticated vehicle camera and safety systems. The new version of the VT5500 is a full HD ruggedised solution – with five-channels at 1080p – includes a host of new features that will support improved data capture, video on demand and driver behaviour monitoring

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  • Overcautious 2020 Budget says FTAI

    on Oct 8, 19 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Overcautious 2020 Budget says FTAI

    The 2020 Budget is not radical enough to incentivise businesses to significantly reduce their carbon footprints, according to FTA Ireland (FTAI), the business organisation representing all aspects of the sector

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  • IRHA welcomes increase in diesel rebate

    on Oct 8, 19 • in UK News • with Comments Off on IRHA welcomes increase in diesel rebate

    The Irish Road Haulage Association has welcomed the increase in the diesel rebate scheme to absorb carbon tax as recognition that hauliers are essential users of diesel

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