The final session of the conference saw a panel of representatives from four major truck manufacturers debate the future of truck design. Arif Jafferji, Scania (GB) marketing director, Phil Moon, marketing manager at DAF Trucks, Martin Flach, alternative fuels director of Iveco and Thomas Hemmerich, MD of MAN Truck & Bus UK where quizzed by MT editor Steve Hobson, who started out by asking if the expected proliferation of clean air zones was driving take up of clean Euro-6 trucks […]
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 […]
Transport minister John Hayes is to deliver the keynote speech at the Microlise Transport Conference.
As the UK’s natural gas refuelling network grows giving operators more choice of where to fill up, some stations using more expensive refuelling technology may be forced to close, experts have warned.