Entries by chrisb-cvshow-user

Second year of decline for UK bus & coach market

11 February 2019 Demand for new buses and coaches declines -5.6% in 2018, with 7,236 vehicles joining UK roads. Minibus registrations grow 5.0% but can’t offset substantial declines for single and double-deckers. 1,594 units registered in Q4, down -5.6% on same period in 2018 and marking eighth quarterly fall. The UK new bus and coach […]

Mitsubishi launches Outlander PHEV Commercial

13 February 2019 Mitsubishi has launched a commercial vehicle variant of its Outlander PHEV plug-in hybrid SUV, on sale now in the UK. The PHEV is based on the mid-range Outlander Juro SUV and is fitted with a floor-to-ceiling bulkhead located behind the front seats, which is solid at the base with the top half […]

Cartwright wins Hermes contract

13 February 2019 The Cartwright Group has won a major fleet contract with parcel delivery company Hermes to supply 244 box vans and seven tractor units, 40 using Euro 6 diesel engines and 30 using Compressed Natural Gas (CNG). The deal is part of Cartwright’s ambition to expand its fleet management and contract hire business […]

New Ford trailer fleet to raise awareness for mental health campaign

13 February 2019 Ford is adding 10 liveried trailers to its UK transport operations fleet to mark this year’s ‘Time to Talk’ day. The trailers each feature the message: “Don’t let mental health be the elephant in the room”. The trailers will travel thousands of miles a year, acting as mobile billboards to raise awareness […]

Fully electric DAF refrigerated truck enters service

13 February 2019 The first pure EV truck with a fully electric refrigerated trailer has gone into service in the Netherlands. DAF Trucks has delivered a CF Electric truck to Tinie Manders Transport to trial the viability of the technology. Tinie Manders Transport volunteered to participate in the testing phase of this development project, where […]

New van market grows 8.6% in January

05 February 2019 New light commercial vehicle (LCV) market posts 8.6% increase in first month of the year. Double-digit increases in demand for small vans and pickups, up 31.7% and 13.4% respectively. New models and deals help January bounce-back following weak December. SEE LCV REGISTRATIONS BY BRAND DOWNLOAD PRESS RELEASE AND DATA TABLE The new […]

Dennis Eagle provides dual-purpose solution for Doncaster

06 February 2019 A Dennis Eagle Elite 6 chassis is proving itself as a multi-purpose solution for Doncaster Borough Council, by operating as a construction vehicle during the daytime and in warmer weather, but by doubling up as a gritting wagon on winter evenings. The British-built vehicle is equipped with a demountable tipper body and […]