A consortium led by HGV drivetrain systems developer Meritor has been awarded £31.9m of government funding to develop a “game changing” heavy duty electric truck. The consortium – which also includes engineering firm Danfoss Editron and Electra Commercial Vehicles, a UK integrator of battery electric commercial vehicles – is known as the Electric Powertrain Integration for Heavy Commercial Vehicles (EPIC) consortium. The EPIC project, which will be based in Cwmbran in Wales, will integrate the motor, inverter, gearbox, differential and […]
Mounting concerns that the country will leave the European Union (EU) without a deal in October has prompted major logistics provider Uniserve to contact its customers for details of their shipments up until the end of the year.
Employers with furloughed staff who start working for another company should ensure they are able to come back at a moment’s notice when the sector recovers, according to solicitors.