Durite, the UK’s leading brand in Vehicle Safety, Lighting and Auto Electrical parts for commercial vehicles and general automotive aftermarket, has been acquired by Safe Fleet, a global leader in fleet safety solutions headquartered in Belton, Missouri, USA.
One of the UK’s biggest business groups, Logistics UK, has today (3rd February 2021) announced a partnership with Avail – a driver hire technology platform – to offer its members a transparent, low-fee alternative to traditional agencies. The new partnership aims to overcome the common frustrations experienced by commercial vehicle drivers and operators alike as they seek to fill vacancies.
Bandvulc transforms tyre service standards for major commercial vehicle rental firm Fleet of more than 2,500 vehicles wholly monitored and managed by Conti360 Fleet Solutions through national service network Communication key to success for MC Rental, via key account contact, online platform and holistic management of processes Combination of Bandvulc, Continental and Uniroyal tyres fitted to a wide-ranging mix of vehicles For commercial vehicle rental firm, MC Rental, Bandvulc has proven to be the perfect fit. Their decision to […]
Advances in ‘smart detection’ technology, could sound the death-knoll for ‘dumb’ ultra-sonic sensors, which can not differentiate between moving and static objects.
A free webinar to be held on 22 July by Aquarius IT in association with Commercial Motor will explore the benefits of electronic versus paper when it comes to managing and reporting on road worthiness and compliance. The keynote speaker will be former senior traffic commissioner Beverley Bell CBE, now director of Beverley Bell Consulting, who will be offering her expert insight on governance and the importance of creating a level playing field in the commercial vehicle industry when it […]
The Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP) online annual conference will focus on how the UK can seize the opportunity for an investment-led green recovery in road transport as we emerge from the pandemic. The event will also provide a forum for policy ideas and proposals to help inform the government’s 2020 Transport Decarbonisation Plan. The LowCVP’s annual conference has been a leading event in the environmental transport calendar for over 15 years, regularly attracting government ministers, key civil servants and […]
As the country emerges from strict lockdown, businesses are considering new strategies for sanitisation and social distancing. While haulage firms who have been operating throughout the pandemic are facing different challenges surrounding dropping volumes of goods and the strapping of cash flows. Disruption of supply chains and the restriction of movement of goods and people have created enormous pressure on the industry. Small firms in particular are suffering from the hangover of the past few months as they make up […]
Continental, technology company and manufacturer of premium tyres, has launched a new microsite highlighting useful information about the latest CO₂ emissions regulation for heavy goods vehicles and the simulation tool for trucks VECTO (Vehicle Energy Consumption Calculation Tool). In line with the Paris Agreement to combat climate change, the first carbon dioxide emissions regulations for new heavy-duty vehicles (HDV) were introduced by the European Commission in 2019 (EU Regulation 2019/1242). These new regulations will mean cutting average CO₂ emissions from new HDVs […]