Malcolm Group has significantly increased its order of 50ft skeletal trailers from SDC by an additional 80 units. When the trailers were revealed at the Multimodal show earlier this year, Malcolm Group had placed an order for 40 units. The extended container, which is easily swapable between the trailer and Malcolm’s rail services, can carry 15% more freight (equivalent to four pallet loads) than a standard sized trailer. SDC have now revealed, however, that Malcolm Group has increased their order […]
Producing a 15.65m longer semi-trailer that complies with manoeuvrability rules is one thing; building one that is a genuinely practical, real-world proposition is a different matter. So says Professor David Cebon, professor of mechanical engineering at the University of Cambridge and director of Cambridge Vehicle Dynamics Consortium (CVDC), a collaboration between the university and industry.
The Motor Transport Awards 2015 were a red-hot success, not only with 1,600 people turning up to the Grosvenor House hotel on Park Lane on Wednesday 1 July, but for all the winners too!