Ryder has taken delivery of a multi-marque Euro-6 demonstrator fleet to enable its rental and contract hire customers to carry out their own road trials. The fleet, which is comprised of 13 trucks and tractor units from Daf, Mercedes-Benz and Iveco, includes two and three-axle vehicles with various power and specification levels. They will be moved around Ryder’s 28 nationwide locations so that as many customers as possible will have a chance to test them. “When you run 22,500 trucks […]
Bridgestone has extended its tyre supply and maintenance deal with dairy farmer co-operative Arla Foods until 2020.
With the news that the UK is to get its first platooning trial underway next year with DAF supplying the vehicles, MT took a closer looks at the feasibility study published alongside the funding announcement itself to understand how the technology might work. Produced via a partnership between the Transport Research Laboratory, Ricardo and Transport and Travel Research, the 100 page-plus document lays out the groundwork that will inform the £8.1m trial and lists some of the challenges ahead and […]