Knights of Old has won a two year distribution contract with packaging provider Povoas Packaging. The deal will see Knights of Old deliver products from Midlands-based Povoas to businesses across the whole of the UK, spanning “from Scotland to Cornwall”. Povoas said it chose the operator because it is Midlands based, as well as its BRC accreditation for storage and distribution, which it described as “central to its business values”. Two dedicated vehicles will work on the contract on a […]
Traton Group, Daimler and Volvo Group are joining forces to create a European public charging network for battery-electric HGVs and long-distance coaches.
There can be no mistaking that the brand and reputation of diesel as a fuel for commercial vehicles has been damaged in recent years. Indeed, one effect of the 2015 ‘Dieselgate’ scandal has been to shine a light not just on diesel cars, but on all diesel-powered vehicles and the significant part played by their oxides of nitrogen (NOx) emissions in affecting urban air quality.
With all HGV MOTs suspended for three months from 21 March, there looks like being a serious backlog to sort out later in the year. John Kendall reveals what the situation was like before the closure, and what we can expect once things get back to normal…