Completing the line up of our three new awards for excellence is MT’s new Technical Excellence Award, sponsored by Hankook Tyre UK.Whoever is responsible for managing the specification, acquisition, repair and maintenance and disposal of an operator’s fleet (be it an in-house department or a third party provider) to win this award they have to demonstrate industry-leading levels of cost efficiency, reliability, availability, safety and first-time annual test pass rates. Innovation is also essential – this could involve reducing fuel […]
Continental launches website to explain new CO₂ emissions regulations and how tyres can reduce fuel consumption
Tyre firm Continental has launched a “microsite” for HGV operators, explaining new CO₂ emissions regulations and how tyres can reduce fuel consumption.
Abbey Logistics A host of improvements at Abbey Logistics, including a 58% reduction in ‘at fault’ RTAs and a drop of more than a fifth in vehicle damage, have followed significant investment in its driver training team. At the beginning of the process, the company decided to focus on several core objectives: to be the best in class for driver skill, quality and behaviour; to increase driver retention; to reduce incidents; and to establish tailored training for individual drivers. The […]
Commercial vehicles have “a very big role” to play in reducing road transport carbon emissions in the future, according to the head of the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LCVP). Speaking to Motortransport.co.uk after an event this week (29 January) marking the tenth anniversary of the public-private partnership, LCVP MD Andy Eastlake said both light and heavy commercial vehicles would play their parts in cutting emissions. To his end, LCVP is currently working on the development of a strategy to encourage […]