Renault Trucks has put the first Master ZE full electric vehicle in Europe on the road with Kent County Council. The 57kW Master ZE nine-seat minibus has a 33kWh battery pack giving a range of 120km and will be used by Compaid, a charity helping disadvantaged people back into work.
Established in 1997, Prohire has enjoyed continuous growth from both existing and new business over the last 22 years, offering a full range of contract hire, rental and fleet management services for vehicles from car-derived vans to 44-tonne tractor units.
A new book telling the inside story of how TNT UK worked with newspaper publisher Rupert Murdoch to break the union stranglehold on Fleet Street has already been reprinted.
Two-man home delivery specialist ArrowXL has started using PostTag to improve the speed and accuracy of its deliveries.
The audience of 1,200 industry professionals at the 2019 Microlise transport conference voted new technology as the biggest opportunity for the road transport industry.
Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership 2019 annual conference will be themed ‘More than electric dreams?’ Future fuels on the Road to Zero’.
MAN Truck and Bus enjoyed its best year for truck sales for a decade in 2018 but speaking at a press conference yesterday UK MD Thomas Hemmerich warned that the “legislative environment going forward is hard to read so is more challenging than before”.
Lancashire tipper operator Gerrard’s of Swinton has opened a new training centre to expand its capacity to train ex-services personnel as HGV drivers.
Leading employment agency Manpower is doing its bit to ease the shortage of HGV drivers by launching a Driver Academy, which it hopes will train over 400 new drivers every year. Steve Hobson reports.
Dawsongroup has appointed James Gysin as general manager for national and key accounts at its truck and trailer operation.