A new category for vans powered by clean alternative fuels – Clean Fleet Van of the Year – has been introduced by the Motor Transport Awards. While only 1% of the 311,000 vans under 3.5 tonnes sold last year were electric, there is a growing appetite among fleet operators for low emissions vehicles and this new award is for the clean van below 7.5 tonnes GVW that is leading the way from drawing board to volume sales. It can be powered […]
The 33rd Motor Transport Awards returns to the Grosvenor House Hotel in London’s Park Lane on 3 July 2019 to celebrate, recognise and reward excellence in the road freight transport industry.
Royal Mail and Whirlpool UK Appliances each picked up two awards at the 2018 Motor Transport Awards at a glittering ceremony hosted by Jimmy Carr and Rachel Riley in London’s Grosvenor House Hotel. They weren’t the only winners, with Stephen Sanderson Transport taking home Haulier of the Year; the MAN TGX winning Fleet Truck of the Year and Turners (Soham) managing director Paul Day wining the Service to Industry Award. Some 21 awards were given out on the night, across […]
The government is ramping up its zero carbon agenda, but how keen are HGV operators to jump onboard when the technology is struggling to keep pace with the demands of running a fleet of vehicles?