Iveco has supplied three Daily Natural Power vans to waste management company Veolia that will carry specialist equipment for removing graffiti.
Mercedes-Benz has made its Econic more attractive to general haulage operations with the addition of a 12-speed gearbox, with Travis Perkins taking delivery of the first 10 UK equipped examples. The low-entry vehicle has previously only been available with an automatic six-speed Allison transmission gearbox. This Allison option, according to Mercedes, remains the most comfortable option for the refuse operations with which the Econic is more traditionally associated with. But market demand has prompted it to introduce a 12-speed Mercedes […]
Government plans to evolve the current HGV Road User Levy into a green tax have raised the hackles of the freight industry.
A fresh, young leadership team and a commitment to promoting from within are starting to pay dividends at family haulage firm CS Ellis.
The government is now considering the national roll out of a lane rental scheme, which could see councils charge utility companies up to £2,500 a day for carrying out roadworks at peak times. The decision follows the successful piloting of the lane rental scheme by Kent County Council and TfL, which reported significant cuts in the disruption caused to drivers during roadworks. Both trials, which were due to end in March 2019, have now been extended indefinitely by the DfT. […]
The Chinese owner of Volvo Cars is to buy 8.2% of AB Volvo, manufacturer of Volvo trucks, which will make it the Swedish manufacturer’s largest individual shareholder.
Temperature-controlled storage and distribution firm McCulla (Ireland) serves the UK, Ireland and the continent and secured this year’s award for its flexible, innovative performance.
Welcome to the 2018 Motor Transport Power Players, the editorial team’s take on who will be the key influencers – including some of those who are up and coming in the industry rather than the established names – on the transport and logistics industry this year.