Volvo is preparing to launch three new all-electric FH, FM and FMX HGV models in Europe. The move is part of wider plans to ensure its electric truck portfolio makes up almost half of the manufacturer’s European truck sales by 2030. The Volvo FH Electric is designed for regional and intercity transport, whilst the Volvo FM Electric is aimed at the heavy local transport and regional distribution market. The Volvo FMX Electric is for operators looking for cleaner and quieter […]
More of the £500m being set aside for encouraging the take-up of ultra low emission vehicles should be allocated to freight vehicles, the FTA has suggested.
Aspoeck The Aspoeck Radar Pedestrian Detection system uses advanced radar technology to detect pedestrians in the area behind a vehicle. If the person is present and the vehicle starts to reverse, the brakes will automatically be applied. The system can be set for narrow spaces and vehicles with equipment at the rear that inhibit other forms of detection. The zone detection technology works with a radar sensor that can be programmed with a field width of up to three metres. […]
The Pallet Network (TPN) is seeing volumes to the Republic of Ireland (ROI) returning to near normal levels post-Brexit, as customers become accustomed to the new regulations with the help of TPN’s customs-integrated IT services.