Archive for the ‘UK News’ Category

  • Mercedes-Benz Trucks showcases current and future vehicle concepts  

    on Sep 28, 21 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Mercedes-Benz Trucks showcases current and future vehicle concepts  

    The Mercedes-Benz Trucks headquarters in Wörth was the venue recently for its ‘Shaping the Now and Next 2021’ event, at which the German manufacturer showcased its current and future vehicle concepts, services and solutions

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  • New government plans to tackle the lorry driving shortage

    on Sep 27, 21 • in UK News • with Comments Off on New government plans to tackle the lorry driving shortage

    The government has announced further plans to help reduce the lorry driver shortage. These plans follow the recently announced vocational test changes which will create an extra 50,000 lorry tests every year

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  • Tips for inspecting a car before you decide to buy

    on Sep 27, 21 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Tips for inspecting a car before you decide to buy

    If you’re in the market for a car, you’ve probably read up on some of the ways to find the perfect one. But if you want to make sure that your vehicle still has a few years left in it, it might be worth taking a trip to your local mechanic before buying. And before any inspection, let these six tips guide your way

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  • Actros delivers for Goggins Transport 

    on Sep 23, 21 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Actros delivers for Goggins Transport 

    Leading Irish Haulier, Goggins Transport Limited is going from strength to strength, having invested further in its fleet of heavy commercial vehicles

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  • Freeze fuel duty forever says Logistics UK

    on Sep 22, 21 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Freeze fuel duty forever says Logistics UK

    Business group Logistics UK is calling on government to freeze fuel duty forever to help the sector make the shift to alternatively fuelled vehicles on the road to Net Zero

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  • Budget must help logistics navigate its toughest period says FTA Ireland

    on Sep 22, 21 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Budget must help logistics navigate its toughest period says FTA Ireland

    Ireland’s logistics industry is facing its most challenging period and needs effective support from government in the upcoming 2021 Budget, according to FTA Ireland (FTAI), the business group representing the country’s logistics sector

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  • Krone focuses on parts for UK and Ireland  

    on Sep 21, 21 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Krone focuses on parts for UK and Ireland  

    With Krone trailer sales maintaining peak levels in the UK and Ireland and in line with the company’s European customer support policy, Krone’s parts supply service continues to expand with all trailer parts available from the Leeds depot and via Krone Parts Online

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  • Extending drivers’ hours is not the solution to the HGV driver shortage

    on Sep 21, 21 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Extending drivers’ hours is not the solution to the HGV driver shortage

    In an open Letter to the Editor  Andrew Tavener, Head of Marketing, Descartes Systems Group has expressed concern over the extension of drivers’ hours as a way to alleviate the HGV driver shortage problem

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  • How to keep your car running its best

    on Sep 21, 21 • in UK News • with Comments Off on How to keep your car running its best

    A working car is like an extension of our bodies to most of us. It is relied upon for so many things. You aim to do everything in your power to keep it running smoothly and prevent yourself from having to take the necessary steps if it broke down. 

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  • TruTac demonstrates easier fleet control and improved driver management

    on Sep 14, 21 • in UK News • with Comments Off on TruTac demonstrates easier fleet control and improved driver management

    TruTac, the tachograph and compliance experts, report great success with numerous enquiries from many sectors across of the transport industry at this year’s CV Show

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  • Plans to tackle HGV driver crisis

    on Sep 13, 21 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Plans to tackle HGV driver crisis

    The UK government has announced plans to help to tackle the shortage of lorry drivers by creating an extra 50,000 lorry tests

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  • SDC marks 10000th trailer milestone

    on Sep 13, 21 • in UK News • with Comments Off on SDC marks 10000th trailer milestone

    SDC Trailers, the UK and Ireland’s leading semi-trailer producer, recently marked a manufacturing milestone when its 10,000th trailer came off its new production line in Toomebridge, three years after the facility became operational

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