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8 - 10 JUNE 2021 • NEC • BIRMINGHAM • UK

First few weeks of UK’s first 16-tonne EV exceed DHL’s expectations

Date posted: November 26, 2020

As the UK’s first-adopter of a purpose-built 16-tonne electric vehicle, DHL is already finding out

 

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£16m gritter investment part of Highways England plan to keep key routes clear this winter

Date posted: November 26, 2020

Highways England has announced a £16m government spend on 93 new gritters, to keep key

 

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MAN TGX named International Truck of The Year 2021

Date posted: November 26, 2020

The new MAN TGX has been announced as the International Truck of The Year 2021

 

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CV demand drops at home and abroad

Date posted: November 26, 2020

Figures published today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) show a -25.6%

 

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FTS Group appoints new group managing director

Date posted: November 26, 2020

FTS Group has announced the promotion of former commercial manager Peter Samuel to the role

 

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Member profile – TecAlliance UK

Date posted: November 26, 2020

Tell us a bit about your business. When were you founded, where are you based

 

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Government accelerates plans for decarbonisation

Date posted: November 19, 2020

The Government this week announced plans to bring forward the sale of new petrol and

 

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Online Cenex LCV and CAM event proves timely as UK government brings forward ICE ban

Date posted: November 19, 2020

The first virtual Cenex Low Carbon Vehicle (LCV) and Connected Automated Mobility (CAM) event this week featured

 

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Kar-go launch aims to revolutionise last-mile deliveries

Date posted: November 19, 2020

This week saw the official launch of Kar-go – an automated last-mile delivery bot from

 

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Commercial Vehicle Show rescheduled to Summer 2021

Date posted: November 19, 2020

The CV Show has been rescheduled for later in 2021 in order to deliver the

 

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England rugby player Joe Marler joins CALM campaign on driver mental health

Date posted: November 19, 2020

A major new campaign focusing on the mental health of commercial vehicle drivers has been

 

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The nine-year road to zero

Date posted: November 19, 2020

This week we finally have the confirmed date for ending the sale of new LCVs

 

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St John Ambulance deploys new logistics fleet

Date posted: November 19, 2020

MAN and Bevan Group have delivered a new fleet of eight specially designed logistics vehicles

 

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A perspective from a second lockdown

Date posted: November 12, 2020

The ongoing pandemic and current covid restrictions continue to impact the automotive sector, with commercial

 

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Member profile – Talisman Plastics

Date posted: November 12, 2020

TNB: Can you tell us a little bit about Talisman Plastics? MH: Talisman as an

 

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Wireless charging research could unlock the future for autonomous commercial vehicles

Date posted: November 12, 2020

A major new research project to explore the benefits of wireless charging for electric commercial

 

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Optare named OEM of The Year at EVIEs Awards

Date posted: November 12, 2020

Optare, a subsidiary of Ashok Leyland, has been named OEM of The Year (Bus/Commercial Vehicle)

 

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Longer, heavier trucks may reduce emissions and make UK roads safer

Date posted: November 12, 2020

Larger trucks on UK roads could soon be a reality. The Department for Transport (DfT)

 

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Speakers announced and registration opened for first online Cenex LCV and CAM events

Date posted: November 12, 2020

As registration opens, the headline speakers for this month’s Cenex Low Carbon Vehicle (LCV) and

 

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Auctioneers say used van sales surge shows no sign of slowing

Date posted: November 5, 2020

While many areas of the economy have spent much of 2020 battening down the hatches

 

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Member profile – Rudolph & Hellmann Automotive

Date posted: November 5, 2020

TNB: Tell us a bit about your business. When were you founded, where are you

 

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Entering a second lockdown

Date posted: November 5, 2020

Just around the corner from my home a road-side sign has appeared announcing Christmas trees

 

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Peugeot promises free signwriting with new van purchases

Date posted: November 5, 2020

Throughout November, Peugeot is offering £500 of free signwriting with each purchase from its light

 

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Confederation of Passenger Transport appoints first female president

Date posted: November 5, 2020

The Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) has named Jane Cole, Blackpool Transit managing director, as

 

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New sliding bogie tipper trailer offers 50% capacity boost

Date posted: November 5, 2020

Crick Trailer Sales has launched a new sliding bogie tipper trailer providing up to 50%

 

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Waiting for 4,000 zero emission buses

Date posted: October 29, 2020

When we entered national lockdown back in the spring, demand for new buses was pushed

 

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Member profile – Lectra

Date posted: October 29, 2020

Tell us a bit about your business. When were you founded, where are you based and

 

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Advanced vehicle usage data analysis eases EV fleet transition

Date posted: October 29, 2020

Electrification has emerged as one of the leading technologies for reducing emissions. The challenge is

 

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Simulation to accelerate autonomous vehicle development for last mile deliveries

Date posted: October 29, 2020

A project between simulation software specialist rFpro and WMG, University of Warwick, has enabled simulation

 

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Call for vital investment in bus and coach industry

Date posted: October 29, 2020

The government must bring forward its commitment to investing in the bus and coach industry,

 

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New Michelin tyre trials yield record efficiency results

Date posted: October 29, 2020

In trials with Volvo Trucks on UK test routes, the new Michelin X Line Energy

 

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SMMT Apprenticeship Support Programme deadline extended

Date posted: October 22, 2020

Due to popular demand and number of enquiries, the SMMT has extended the applications deadline

 

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‘NO DEAL’ BREXIT THREATENS OUR ROAD TO ZERO

Date posted: October 22, 2020

As well as the risk to supply chains from thousands of trucks having to queue to

 

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Member Profile – RoboK

Date posted: October 21, 2020

TNB: Tell us a bit about your business? When were you founded, where are you

 

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BPW commits to UK manufacturing for rapidly evolving axle market

Date posted: October 21, 2020

BPW has completed the first stage of an ambitious expansion plan that will enable complete

 

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Renault Trucks introduces flexible finance options to encourage EV adoption

Date posted: October 21, 2020

Renault Trucks has launched new finance options to help operators make the transition from diesel

 

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New apprenticeship schemes begin to encourage next generation technicians

Date posted: October 21, 2020

A brace of new apprenticeship schemes has begun in a bid to attract the next

 

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EV trials expand as BT Group tests latest tech

Date posted: October 21, 2020

BT Group is the latest fleet operator to begin trials of new commercial electric vehicle

 

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A new ‘normal’

Date posted: October 15, 2020

Despite Covid-19 continuing to make its presence felt and the looming denouement to the EU

 

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Member profile – PPI Adhesive Products

Date posted: October 15, 2020

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Public support for tech solution that tackles UK drink driving

Date posted: October 15, 2020

A new YouGov survey has revealed that 82% of respondents support the mandatory fitment of

 

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Athlon UK the new name for Daimler Fleet Management

Date posted: October 15, 2020

Following Daimler’s 2016 acquisition of European leasing firm Athlon, the company has rebranded its fleet

 

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Carrier Transicold launches first autonomous electric refrigeration system

Date posted: October 15, 2020

Carrier Transicold has launched Vector eCool, the first fully autonomous, electric refrigerated trailer system, to

 

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Stagecoach makes new managing director appointment

Date posted: October 15, 2020

Stagecoach’s new UK managing director, Carla Stockton-Jones becomes the first female head of a major

 

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Einride launches new, production-ready autonomous delivery Pod

Date posted: October 15, 2020

Einride has unveiled its new autonomous Pod, now available for reservation for the first time.

 

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An uncertain Q4 2020  

Date posted: October 8, 2020

This week saw LCV registrations accelerate 27% in September, although it’s very difficult to say

 

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Member Profile – Melett Ltd.

Date posted: October 8, 2020

Tell us a bit about your business. When were you founded, where are you based and

 

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NMCL targets CV supply chain competitiveness

Date posted: October 8, 2020

Q&A: Steve Collins, NMCL Automotive Programme Manager National Manufacturing Competitiveness Levels (NMCL) is a process

 

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DPD ‘totally green’ by 2025 promise

Date posted: October 8, 2020

DPD has announced its ambition to cut final mile emissions by 89% in 25 UK

 

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DAF Trucks offers price freeze pledge

Date posted: October 8, 2020

DAF Trucks has offered a price freeze on all new UK orders for its LF,

 

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