Temperature-controlled operator Reed Boardall has bought 50 new Volvo FH tractor units, bringing its fleet to 230 vehicles all under three years old. The tractors, provided by Crossroads Truck and Bus, will pull some of Reed Boardall’s fleet of 300 refrigerated trailers. They come equipped with a series of safety features, including a lane-keeping video system, lane-changing support and a driver alert system, which monitors the driver’s road position and alerts them if it appears the driver is becoming tired […]
With exactly 12 months to go until the UK is due to leave the EU, there are still huge uncertainties surrounding the UK’s post-Brexit trading relationship with the EU. The FTA is advising members that anything better than a ‘no-deal’ Brexit – that will see the UK trading with the EU27 members under World Trade Organisation (WTO) tariffs from March 29 2019 – will be ‘a bonus’.
Daimler/Volvo joint venture reaches major milestone with launch of Daimler Truck Fuel Cell subsidiary
Daimler Truck has launched Daimler Truck Fuel Cell, marking a major milestone in its joint venture plans with Volvo Group to develop hydrogen fuel cells for commercial vehicles.