Another packed audience of 1,200 transport professionals assembled for the sixth annual Microlise Transport Conference at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry to hear a series of top class speakers outline the key challenges and opportunities facing the road transport industry. Introducing the conference, journalist and FairFuelUK campaigner Quentin Willson said there was a danger that legislation would get ahead of the technology available to deliver zero emissions vehicles, leaving the transport industry “in limbo”. Venn Chesterton, innovation lead for ultra-low […]
Renault Trucks has revealed details of its new generation of electric trucks, with a model range from vans through to 26 tonnes GVW and applications including last mile, urban distribution and refuse collection.
MAN has unveiled its Euro-6 line up and the first UK order for 100 vehicles from Dawsonrentals. The truck and trailer rental firm will take an initial 100 MAN TGX 26.440 6×2 and TGX 18.440 4×2 Euro-6 tractors with XLX cabs for its rental fleet. MAN also expects to have Euro-6 demonstrators available for UK operators in October.
MT’s latest UK Commercial Vehicle Operator Report, produced in association with Texaco Lubricants, reveals the value of being smart. There’s much talk of the squeezed middle in British politics but the latest UK Commercial Vehicle Operator Report confirms the emergence of savvy operators forming a smart middle within road transport. These operators are pulling forward their purchasing to beat Euro-6, providing services to external clients via their in-house workshops, and making use of the latest technology to optimise the running […]