Electra Commercial Vehicles works with chassis and body manufacturers to make new HGVs 100% electric powered. Its all-electric trucks are aimed at operators needing a zero-emission solution to comply with increasingly stringent air quality regulations. The Blackburn-based business works with glider platforms and full systems including canbus from major truck makers. This means features such as automatic braking and lane assist are not impacted by the chassis being electrified. It can build 100% electric versions of popular refuse truck models […]
Five operators are shortlisted for the Safety in Operation Award, sponsored by Zenith, at the Motor Transport Awards 2018: Bibby Distribution; Expect Distribution; O’Donovan Waste Disposal; Owens Group UK and Suttons Transport Group. The winner will be revealed on 4 July.
The deadline to enter the 2015 Motor Transport Awards has been extended to 27 March so there is still time to enter before our panels of independent, expert judges gather in April to make their deliberations. Here are some hints and tips on how to make sure your entry stands out from the crowd.
A harsh economic climate, growing costs and rising customer resistance to rates increases all left Gloucestershire-based haulier CM Downton struggling to raise its profit level significantly, despite a 13.8% increase in turnover in the year to the end of June 2012.