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 […]
Royal Mail Fleet had a successful Motor Transport Awards 2018, winning the Low Carbon Award. Watch them win on Motor Transport TV, sponsored by the RHA. Low Carbon Award, sponsored by Fraikin Winner: Royal Mail Fleet
Ray Ashworth had an illustrious career at DAF Trucks but it was his work to improve the industry’s image, promote career opportunities and develop apprenticeships that won over the judges.
The road transport industry is being urged to play its part in attracting more women to the sector by entering this year’s Everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards. “The annual awards, sponsored this year by the FTA, demonstrate that the sector suits women and is one in which they can excel,” said Maxine Benson, co-founder of Everywoman. “The awards prove that there are no limits for women in transport and logistics – all previous winners having made an outstanding contribution […]