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 […]
The RHA has written to the Prime Minister urging him to allow the haulage industry access to EU and EEA labour before the supply chain collapses, amid reports that supermarkets are already struggling to receive goods.
Woody’s Express has called on Asset Alliance for a fleet refresh after being impressed by the quality of its service since 2018.
Caroline Green joined Pallet-Track as chief financial officer a year ago and replaced Nigel Parkes as chief executive on 1 April. She began her career with Xerox and joined Pallet-Track from e-commerce specialist ReBound Returns, where she was chief operating and finance officer. MT finds out how the new job is going and gets her views on the challenges facing the wider sector… Q&A Pallet-Track profits were up 57% last year. Do you expect that trend to continue? Yes and […]