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31 AUG - 2 SEPT 2021 • NEC • BIRMINGHAM • UK

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Date posted: April 8, 2021

Marcus Youden, Quick Release product director Two years on from the UK Government’s Road to

 

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Sustainability: upcycling diesel refuse collection vehicles

Date posted: April 8, 2021

A solution exists that helps reduce municipal fleet emissions without simply scrapping older diesel vehicles.

 

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New report shows UK has Europe’s largest EV commercial fleet potential

Date posted: April 8, 2021

A report published by Webfleet Solutions shows that UK light commercial fleets are more suited

 

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Arrival to ramp up electric van production

Date posted: April 8, 2021

Arrival will use £660 million raised from listing on the New York stock exchange (value

 

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First Bus places Scotland’s largest electric bus order

Date posted: April 8, 2021

First Bus has placed an order for 91 double-deck and 35 single-deck electric buses from

 

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The emerging opportunity of urban last-mile deliveries

Date posted: April 1, 2021

Reports state that the global last-mile delivery market is projected to grow to around £44bn

 

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LEVC announces new van conversion partnership

Date posted: April 1, 2021

The London Electric Vehicle Company (LEVC) has made Sortimo its official conversion partner for the

 

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Renault Trucks expands electric range

Date posted: April 1, 2021

Renault Trucks has announced that from 2023 it will offer a fully electric option that

 

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Government consults on increasing use of renewable fuels for UK road transport

Date posted: April 1, 2021

Under its Renewable Transport Fuels Obligation (RTFO), the UK government has launched a consultation on

 

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Backing Britain’s Coaches campaign launch

Date posted: April 1, 2021

In a bid to support the country’s coach tourism industry, the Confederation of Passenger Transport

 

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Alternative fuels series: sustainably produced fuels

Date posted: March 25, 2021

In the final chapter of our month-long focus on fossil fuel alternatives, we consider high

 

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Coventry sets sights on becoming UK’s first all-electric bus city

Date posted: March 25, 2021

A plan to make every bus in the city of Coventry all-electric by 2025 has

 

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Ford’s electric Transit Custom coming in 2023

Date posted: March 25, 2021

Ford’s next generation Transit Custom range will include an all-electric version when it is launched

 

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CV sector disappointed by decision to cut EV grants

Date posted: March 25, 2021

The Government’s decision to cut the van and truck plug-in grant has been criticised by

 

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Cutting edge passenger counting tech introduced on Hinckley Point C buses

Date posted: March 25, 2021

An innovative new passenger counting technology that uses 3D sensors has been successfully introduced on

 

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Alternative fuels series: electrification

Date posted: March 18, 2021

The third part in TNB’s month-long focus on alternative fuels, this week we look at

 

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New Carrier Transicold partnership to advance trailer electrification technology

Date posted: March 18, 2021

Carrier Transicold has agreed a strategic partnership with AddVolt to enable the development of advanced

 

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New opportunities for next generation of CV sector experts

Date posted: March 18, 2021

A number of training and apprenticeship opportunities have been announced to inspire recruitment in the

 

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New report examines impact of deploying autonomous fleets across UK cities

Date posted: March 18, 2021

SHIFT, a collaboration between Oxbotica, Imperial College London and TfL, has published its Autonomous Vehicle

 

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Government unveils National Bus Strategy

Date posted: March 18, 2021

The UK government has published its long-term strategy for buses in England, Bus back better.

 

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Alternative fuels series: natural gas

Date posted: March 11, 2021

As part of TNB’s month-long focus on alternative fuels, this week we consider natural gas

 

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New campaign celebrates UK haulier key workers

Date posted: March 11, 2021

Pallet-Track has launched a new campaign to celebrate the role of drivers and key workers

 

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Volkswagen Commercial and Hermes launch UK pilot project for delivery vehicle optimisation

Date posted: March 11, 2021

A trial in east London is evaluating a voice-controlled electronic assistant for its potential to

 

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Daimler and Cummins form medium duty engine partnership

Date posted: March 11, 2021

Daimler Truck AG and Cummins have signed a memorandum of understanding to establish a global

 

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UK electric refuse collection fleets expansion

Date posted: March 11, 2021

As the City of London Corporation claims it will become the first UK local authority

 

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Increasing demand for larger vans drives February’s 22% LCV registration growth

Date posted: March 4, 2021

Registrations of new light commercial vehicles increased by 22% in February, resulting in a 9.5%

 

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Alternative fuels series: hydrogen

Date posted: March 4, 2021

During March, we will be looking at the emissions-reducing alternatives to fossil fuels as the

 

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Go-Ahead announces enhanced new bus route planning opportunity

Date posted: March 4, 2021

Go-Ahead has signed a five-year contract with transport app and website provider Passenger, to deliver

 

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Scania names new chief executive and president

Date posted: March 4, 2021

Scania has announced that Christian Levin will take over as chief executive and president from

 

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CV Show 2021 opens doors to visitors as new dates announced

Date posted: March 4, 2021

The Commercial Vehicle Show has announced revised dates for its 2021 event. Following the government’s

 

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International Women’s Day #ChooseToChallenge

Date posted: February 25, 2021

The theme of this year’s International Women’s Day, March 8, is #ChooseToChallenge. The cause seeks

 

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First Bus to begin Arrival electric bus trials

Date posted: February 25, 2021

First Bus will begin trials of the new zero-emission bus from Arrival this autumn. The

 

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45 efficient new tri-axle lifting deck trailers head to Royal Mail

Date posted: February 25, 2021

Royal Mail has placed an order for a further 45 tri-axle Lifting Deck trailers from

 

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Vauxhall lands UK’s largest all-electric commercial vehicle order

Date posted: February 25, 2021

British Gas, operator of the third largest commercial vehicle fleet in the UK, has placed

 

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Remanufacture, reuse, repeat; sustainability benefits for the CV sector

Date posted: February 18, 2021

New vehicle purchase is only one way to reduce fleet emissions. Although replacement schedules are

 

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New digital service provides MAN Trucks with route and fleet optimisation opportunity

Date posted: February 18, 2021

MAN Now has gone live in the UK and is the first digital service to

 

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Alternative fuel technology announcements help boost bus and coach sector

Date posted: February 18, 2021

The continued adoption of electric and hydrogen technologies has provided the bus and coach sector

 

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Scania GB managing director steps down

Date posted: February 18, 2021

Martin Hay will retire from his position as managing director for Scania (Great Britain) after

 

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Call for clarity in delivering National Bus Strategy ambitions

Date posted: February 11, 2021

At a hearing by the Transport Select Committee this week, stakeholders from the bus and

 

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Tyre technology treads path to greater fleet efficiency

Date posted: February 11, 2021

As the only contact points between vehicle and road, tyres play a crucial role in

 

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Isuzu Truck expands and updates Grafter range

Date posted: February 11, 2021

Isuzu Truck has announced a series of updates for its 3.5-tonne Grafter range. New options

 

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Plans announced for separation of Mercedes-Benz truck and car businesses

Date posted: February 11, 2021

Daimler has announced a plan to restructure its truck and car businesses. Mercedes-Benz Trucks will

 

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DHL rolls out London electric van fleet

Date posted: February 11, 2021

Kicking off its national electric vehicle rollout, DHL has begun operation of a 14-strong fleet

 

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Apprenticeships in 2021, remaining vital to the commercial vehicle sector

Date posted: February 4, 2021

The 14th National Apprenticeship Week (NAW2021) runs from 8-14 February. Appropriately for the commercial vehicle

 

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New textile boosts public transport resilience to viruses

Date posted: February 4, 2021

A new textile treatment from Camira StaySafe is able to reduce the potential transmission risk

 

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Registrations open for the Commercial Vehicle Show 2021

Date posted: February 4, 2021

Registrations are now open for the Commercial Vehicle Show 2021, June 8th-10th, NEC Birmingham. Scheduled

 

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Coach and bus sector rallies at UK’s time of need

Date posted: February 4, 2021

While Covid has heavily impacted the coach and bus sector, operators have found new ways

 

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Overcoming the low-emissions hurdles facing the campervan and motorhome sector

Date posted: January 28, 2021

While reducing fleet emissions is a current focus of the commercial vehicle industry, it poses

 

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New report claims truck manufacturers will adopt hydrogen fuel tech in face of tough EU regulations

Date posted: January 28, 2021

A report published by Fitch Ratings suggests that penalties for failure to meet new emissions

 

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Morrisons’ 150-strong trailer order to deliver potential efficiency gains of 70%

Date posted: January 28, 2021

Morrisons has upgraded its fleet capacity with a new order of 150 curtainsiders from Tiger

 

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