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Vauxhall celebrates a quarter of a million Vivaros

10 October 2018 Vauxhall’s UK van manufacturing plant is celebrating a quarter of a million milestone after the 250,000th second generation Vivaro rolled off the production line in Luton last week. The milestone Vivaro was handed over to BT Fleet Solutions, Vauxhall’s biggest Vivaro customer. The milestone brings the total number of Vivaro vans built […]

Bosch reveals electric trailer axles

10 October 2018 Automotive technology supplier Bosch has revealed a concept e-axle for semi-trailers, which helps improve fuel efficiency and reduce emissions. The axles retain electricity created through kinetic energy developed during use and also through braking, which is then transferred to a power module and can be used to assist with a truck’s overall […]

New entry-level minibus from Iveco

10 October 2018 IVECO has introduced a new entry-level version of its Daily minibus – named the START – aimed at sports clubs, schools and community groups as well as short distance, high volume fleet operators. Iveco dealer David Fishwick has become the first supplier in the UK to take delivery of the new Daily […]

Bus and coach makers gear up for Euro Bus Expo

10 October 2018 The biggest names in the bus and coach industry are gearing up for the UK’s largest show for the sector, which takes place at the end of this month. Euro Bus Expo takes place at the NEC , Birmingham, from October 30 to November 1, and will see all of the major […]

Wrightbus lands Hong Kong orders

10 October 2018 Wrightbus has secured two major contracts from overseas customers in Hong Kong. Kowloon Motor Bus (KMB) has ordered 150 buses from the Ballymena manufacturer, while its sister company, LongWin Bus, is taking a further 10. All are double-decker vehicles with Wrightbus bodywork and Volvo chassis. The company has also received an order […]

Volvo Buses wins digital communications award

10 October 2018 Volvo has been awarded top honours for its digital communications on the back of a campaign to raise awareness of electric buses. The company’s“Light the Lights” campaigntook the overall prize in the 2018 Digital Communications Awards, against competition from major international firms in all business sectors. The awards have been rewarding innovative […]

Cartwright Group extends apprenticeship programme

10 October 2018 Altrincham-based trailer and commercial vehicle body manufacturer, Cartwright Group, has developed its apprenticeship programme to include new modules and an induction week with a focus on support and team-building. The trailer and body building company is introducing new modules on the programme including business administration and design to add to positions across […]

MAN reveals innovative urban delivery concept

03 October 2018 MAN Truck and Bus has revealed a 15-tonne delivery vehicle designed for urban last-mile delivery work. The CitE is described by MAN Truck and Bus Chairman Joachim Drees as “our answer to transporting goods in the cities.” MAN says The CitE, which has a lithium-ion battery pack designed and integrated into the […]

Bluestar ‘air-filtration’ bus launched

03 October 2018 One of the nation’s largest bus and rail operators – Go Ahead Group – has launched what it claims to be the country’s first bus that cleans the air around it as it travels. The air-filtering ‘Bluestar’ bus uses a filtration system produced by British firm Pall Aerospace, attached to the top […]