In my archive, I have a Commercial Motor road test cutting, unusually with an accompanying video, dated 15 December 1996. It is of a back-to-back road test of two identically laden ERF EC12s belonging to BOC Distribution, carried out by Toby Clark, then vehicles editor and me, then engineering editor. One of the ERFs was powered by a 12-litre Perkins Eagle Tx engine rated at 340hp and the other by another Eagle Tx, but converted to spark ignition to run […]
Scania is heading to Freight in the City Expo at London’s Alexandra Palace next week (6 November) with its focus firmly set on helping operators adapt to changing urban fleet requirements.
Trials on British roads involving platoons of autonomous HGVs have been put on hold due to the ongoing pandemic.
The use of hydrogen as a fuel for trucks is being trialled in the Netherlands, with a 27-tonne rigid being operated in retail logistics.