Next-generation Cycle-Safe technology will be launched at Freight in the City Expo next month, for those operators in the market for a vulnerable road user (VRU) detection system for their urban fleets. With London’s Direct Vision Standard (DVS) coming into effect from October 2020, manufacturer Trailer Vision said Cycle-Safe can provide a robust option to ensure HGVs meet the stricter safety rules. Using the latest optical technology, Cycle-Safe combines both detection and vision in a single ‘smart camera’. The intelligent […]
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Panellists at this year’s Freight in the City Expo have agreed that electric is likely to be the dominant fuel of the future for hauliers but admitted there is “no magic silver bullet” and that the sector will ultimately choose a “blended solution” using a mix of technologies based on the specific requirements of their fleets. Another emerging trend will be the sharing of charging facilities amid increased cooperation among hauliers, one predicted. The event, held at London’s Alexandra Palace […]
New research from the Gas Vehicle Network (GVN) has shown that in 2019 almost 80% of the total dispensed volume of gas for transport fuel was biomethane – a renewable and sustainable low carbon option.