The Covid-19 pandemic has brought the benefits of connected vehicles firmly into the spotlight. ‘Smart’ system technology has provided a safe, socially distanced way for operators to keep up with fleet compliance, driver performance and vehicle maintenance. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg for the benefits operators can glean when using the latest generation of telematics and digital tachographs. MT is therefore carrying out exclusive reader research on how operators are tapping into the potential of their fleet telematics […]
“Challenging.” That seems to the fashionable description for the tough economic times in which we find ourselves. Capital budgets are being cut to the bone – and then trimmed some more. That’s where our sister website, www.commercialmotor.com’s series of free Buyers’ Guideswill come in handy to road haulage businesses. Cutting a route through the purchasing jungle to find the shortest path to the wisest buys the independent Buyers’ Guides cover all topics – from AdBlue to yard counterbalance trucks, with more […]
Safetykleen, the hazardous waste management company, has renewed its fleet with 85 new vehicles.
Demand for gas-powered trucks more than doubled last year, despite the Covid-19 pandemic, and could triple this year as operators and their customers ramp up efforts to meet net zero targets, according to industry experts.