Archive for the ‘UK News’ Category

  • Krone raises the roof for Suttle Transport

    on Jul 31, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Krone raises the roof for Suttle Transport

    Suttle Transport Services Ltd, based in Tockwith, Wetherby has purchased three lifting, sliding-roof Krone Profi Liner curtainsiders to cope with their specialist, high-cube loads

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  • Bandag unveils two new retread tyres

    on Jul 30, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Bandag unveils two new retread tyres

    Bandag has raised the standard for durability, performance and cost-efficiency with the launch of two advanced new retreads: the Bandag M-TRAILER 001 adapted to on/off conditions and the Bandag R-TRAILER 001 retread for regional and special transport applications

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  • Vans to go greener and cleaner under new plans

    on Jul 30, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Vans to go greener and cleaner under new plans

    Changes to driver licencing rules will make it easier for van drivers to switch to electric vehicles, the Government has announced

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  • New FUSO eCanter unveiled

    on Jul 30, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on New FUSO eCanter unveiled

    Mitsubishi FUSO Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC) is celebrating the start of production of the world’s first all electric light-duty truck, the FUSO eCanter

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  • Delivered to your doorstep with Palfinger

    on Jul 26, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Delivered to your doorstep with Palfinger

    Central German haulage company Reitz has taken delivery of three Palfinger truck mounted forklifts (TMFs) which are being used to distribute technical and medical gases in the area for the Westfalen Group. Reitz’s driver Waldemar Kirsch delivers pallets of bottled gas to diverse operations such as hospitals, commercial landscaping companies and vehicle repair shops, but the one thing that they all have in common is the requirement for reliable, timely deliveries, deposited exactly where they are needed

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  • Haweka Axis500 makes tyre and wheel servicing quick and easy

    on Jul 25, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Haweka Axis500 makes tyre and wheel servicing quick and easy

    For most haulage companies, fuel consumption and tyre wear are a large part of their operating costs. If the truck wheels are misaligned it can have an adverse effect on both tyre wear and fuel consumption

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  • Migrants at Calais target an HGV driver to hi-jack the truck

    on Jul 24, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Migrants at Calais target an HGV driver to hi-jack the truck

     The Road Haulage Association is alarmed at the news that an HGV and its driver were targeted in a hi-jack attack by migrants at Calais in an attempt to cross the Channel

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  • Intelligent Telematics teams with Plexus Law

    on Jul 23, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Intelligent Telematics teams with Plexus Law

    Intelligent Telematics has teamed up with Plexus Law to launch a proactive claims management service for large self-insured corporate fleets. The technology-led solution, using the industry-leading IT1000 3G vehicle camera, is designed to take advantage of First Notification of Loss to provide a quality claims experience with early-and cost-effective settlement. As result, these vehicle operators can now achieve high levels of brand protection while reducing the financial impact of motor insurance claims

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  • Severn toll charges to end – a victory for FTA

    on Jul 23, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Severn toll charges to end – a victory for FTA

    The announcement that toll charges on the Severn crossings will be scrapped at the end of next year has been hailed a victory for the Freight Transport Association (FTA). The UK’s biggest transport trade organisation has spent 10 years lobbying for charges to be removed to boost business in Wales and the south west

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  • Stena Line to add extra North Sea freight capacity

    on Jul 23, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Stena Line to add extra North Sea freight capacity

    In response to demand on the route from Rotterdam (Europoort) to Harwich, Stena Line is to increase capacity by changing to larger ships

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  • Severn Tolls to be scrapped by the end of 2018

    on Jul 23, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Severn Tolls to be scrapped by the end of 2018

    Tolls on the bridges across the River Severn between England and Wales will be scrapped by the end of

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  • Camera Telematics launches Street Angel

    on Jul 20, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Camera Telematics launches Street Angel

    With 2017 continuing to show the need for heightened road safety and camera technology, Camera Telematics is launching a new website and making ongoing developments to its range of products

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