For the first time in 20 year’s MAN Truck & Bus introduces a completely newly developed truck generation, which is consistently oriented towards the changing requirements of the transportation industry and sets new standards for – among other things – assistance systems, driver orientation and digital networking. The new truck generation thus represents the development of MAN Truck & Bus from vehicle manufacturer to a provider of intelligent and sustainable transport solutions bringing new levels of comfort, safety, efficiency, reliability, […]
Do you operate into London and have questions about how the upcoming Direct Vision Standard (DVS) might apply to your fleet? The new rules will become enforceable from the end of February 2021 and will require all vehicles of 12 tonnes and above to meet a minimum standard of direct vision from their cabs. If they do not, then operators must hold a valid safety permit to prove that their vehicles are fitted with approved visual and detection aids such […]
Motor Transport is excited to be hosting a free webinar on Tuesday 5 May at 2pm to help operators explore a unique, on-demand transport planning tool. You can sign up by clicking here. My Transport Planner will enable fleet operators of all sizes to increase vehicle utilisation, cut costs and reduce emissions from road transport. Using the Software as a Service (SaaS) model, My Transport Planner is a pay-as-you-go solution, and costs less to use than the savings it generates. It is […]
In-cab and forward-facing cameras are increasingly becoming indispensable pieces of technology for fleet managers to equip their HGVs. This report looks at the way such technology is purchased and deployed.
Have you heard about the temporary relaxation of drivers hours and want to know more? Motor Transport’s sister title, Commercial Motor is hosting a free webinar in association with Aquarius about this dramatic change in tachograph legislation. The additional measures being put in place by the Government and the relaxation of the working day allowances will have a dramatic affect on the haulage industry, but what exactly does it mean. This hour-long discussion will look at how it will affect […]
Our sister title, Commercial Motor has produced a buying guide featuring 12 companies currently excelling in their fields. Companies featured include: Technopoly Accelerator, AS 24, Asset Alliance Group, Brigade Electronics UK, Close Brothers Asset Finance, IMS, MAN Truck & Bus UK, Merridale, Premier Pits, Renault Trucks, VisionTrack, Crick Trailer Sales. Click here to go to the download page.
Click here to go to the download page. The past few years has seen a steep rise in the prominence of environmental and air quality issues within the mainstream political agenda, both in the UK and globally. And road transport must play a core role in this environmental battle. However, are the strategies put in place by government to reduce harmful road emissions the right ones? Do they go far enough? And what will the impact on UK businesses be, […]
After a successful event in 2019, the Commercial Motor Golf Day is returning for 2020 on 9 July. Taking place at Lambourne Golf Club in Dropmore, Buckinghamshire, this golf challenge is open to a maximum of 25 teams of four (100 players). The format will be a four-ball full handicap Stableford competition. The best three individual Stableford scores per hole per team will count. “As well as a fantastic event, the Commercial Motor Truck Open is the perfect opportunity to […]
After a successful event in 2019, the Commercial Motor Golf Day is returning for 2020 on 9 July at Lambourne Golf Club, Burnham. The competition is made up of 25 teams of four (100 players total) and the day will include a round of golf, a snack on the course, dinner, entertainment and drinks throughout the day. This is a perfect networking opportunity for you to connect with potential and existing customers. To book your place at the event, or […]
Essex-based TEVVA displayed a pair of 12-tonne range-extended electric vehicles. David Thackray, Tevva sales and marketing director, said the new truck is available “with or without a range extender. With the range extender it has an 80kwH battery, and without the truck has a 154kwH battery”. Thackray told CM that the vehicles are available with a full repair and operating lease, which costs 25% more per month but saves 30p per operating mile. He said Tevvas covering in excess of […]