The deadline to enter the 2020 Motor Transport Awards has now passed and the judges have started the process of reviewing the entries. This year, to reflect the increasing pace of adoption of electric and other alternative fuelled vans, the awards include two new categories: Clean Fleet Van of the Year sponsored by Close Brothers Vehicle Hire and Clean Fleet Van Operator of the Year sponsored by Renault Trucks. The shortlist is due to be revealed in the April 13 issue of […]
Always a Motor Transport Awards favourite, the Livery of the Year Award winner for 2018 will be revealed on 4 July at the Grosvenour House Hotel. Sponsored by Pirelli the award sees nominations for Caterite Food and Wineservice, Hermes UK, Howard Tenens, Palletline and Vision Express.
JLP John Lewis Partnership (JLP) has committed to a zero-carbon commercial vehicle fleet by 2045, with an interim target of fully fossil-free vehicles by the early 2030s.A plan spanning JLP’s 600 heavy trucks, 750 refrigerated trailers, 1,750 home delivery vans and light trucks and 20 farm vehicles has been developed. JLP began trials of two Waitrose-branded, biomethane-fuelled Scania 4×2 tractor units in 2016. The successful pilot scheme was followed by the introduction of a further 83 biomethane-fuelled vehicles between 2017 […]
A video capturing all the excitement of last week’s Motor Transport Awards is now on line. Presented by Road Transport Media’s editorial director Justin Stanton and filmed in association with Thermo King, the video features interviews with award winners including an emotional recipient of the Service to Industry Award Nikki King, the Fleet Driver of the Year Jim Whitmore and Haulier of the Year CM Downton. For more Motor Transport and Commercial Motor videos, go to www.youtube.com/user/roadtransport