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

Stagecoach sets out two-year plan to accelerate post-Covid bus use

Date posted: January 28, 2021

Stagecoach has revealed a plan for Greater Manchester that is designed to act as a

 

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Emerging technologies for the refrigerated trailer sector

Date posted: January 21, 2021

While the commercial vehicle industry’s gradual movement away from diesel to alternative forms of motive

 

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Renault Trucks UK & Ireland makes 2030 net-zero pledge

Date posted: January 21, 2021

Renault Trucks UK & Ireland has committed to achieving net-zero greenhouse gas status by 2030.

 

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Entire TfL bus fleet now meets ULEZ criteria

Date posted: January 21, 2021

TfL has completed its programme to fit its older buses with cleaner engines to reduce

 

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Scania launches new tandem bogie axle

Date posted: January 21, 2021

Scania’s new disengageable tandem bogie axle is said to provide more sustainable multi-wheeler operation, reducing

 

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New Renault joint-venture to develop hydrogen-powered vans

Date posted: January 14, 2021

A joint venture between Group Renault and Plug Power will focus on the development of

 

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MAN acquisition of HRVS Group dealerships

Date posted: January 14, 2021

As part of its purchase of HRVS Group, MAN Truck & Bus UK has acquired

 

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TIP Trailer Services launches new braking monitoring system

Date posted: January 14, 2021

TIP Trailer Services has launched its new BrakePlus dedicated Electronic Braking Performance Monitoring System (EBPMS).

 

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Online shopping surge provides opportunity to increase fleet efficiency and accelerate EV adoption

Date posted: January 14, 2021

The nation is braced to accept ‘the new normal’ and it is no different for

 

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Scania lands largest ever European truck order

Date posted: January 14, 2021

Consortium Purchasing, led by William Stobart, has placed an order for at last 2,250 trucks

 

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Improving van safety on UK roads

Date posted: January 7, 2021

According to Eurostat data, almost 90% of the UK has bought something online in 2019.

 

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CILT (UK) names new 2021 President

Date posted: January 7, 2021

CILT UK (The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in the UK) has announced Steve

 

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Coventry and Oxford to be UK’s first all-electric bus towns

Date posted: January 7, 2021

Coventry and Oxford are set to become the UK’s first all-electric bus cities, according to

 

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Dublin trials its first hydrogen bus

Date posted: January 7, 2021

Caetano has completed a three-week Dublin trial of its new H2.CityGold hydrogen fuel-cell-powered bus. The

 

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Member profile: Caravan and Motorhome Club

Date posted: December 17, 2020

Tell us about the Club and why you joined SMMT? The Club was formed in

 

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Addressing the opportunity of low cost, lightweight commercial EVs

Date posted: December 17, 2020

As the industry prepares for an alternatively-fuelled future from 2030, electrification technologies present a significant

 

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Culina Group orders 134 Volvo FH 460s

Date posted: December 17, 2020

Culina Group has boosted its 2,400-strong UK fleet with the purchase of 134 Volvo FH

 

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Fleets advised to prepare for Direct Vision Standard March 2021 deadline

Date posted: December 17, 2020

With Transport for London’s (TfL) Direct Vision Standard (DVS) coming into effect from March 1st

 

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1,000 16-tonne Volta Trucks purchase is company’s largest order to date

Date posted: December 17, 2020

Refrigerated truck rental company Petit Forestier Group has committed to making its rental fleet 100%

 

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Clean sweep as UK’s first electric road sweepers hit the streets

Date posted: December 10, 2020

The pressure of adhering to stringent legislation regarding the control of emissions, especially in and

 

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£80m funding for CNG Fuels to deliver 14 new gas-powered HGV refuelling stations

Date posted: December 10, 2020

Foresight Group has pledged £80m in funding to help CNG Fuels develop a network of

 

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Electric double-deckers complete 600,000 emission-free miles in Greater Manchester

Date posted: December 10, 2020

The 32 electric buses operated by Stagecoach in Greater Manchester have covered 600,000 zero emission

 

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DAF and Renault Trucks expand EV ranges

Date posted: December 10, 2020

DAF Trucks has announced that its new right-hand drive CF Electric models are now available

 

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Optare rebrands as Switch Mobility

Date posted: December 3, 2020

Parent company Ashok Leyland has announced that bus manufacturer Optare will now be known as

 

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APPG calls for pause of Clean Air Zone rollout

Date posted: December 3, 2020

The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Road Freight and Logistics has published a report recommending

 

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BJS Home Delivery expands with delivery of 260 new Renault Trucks

Date posted: December 3, 2020

BJS Home Delivery has taken delivery of 260 new Renault trucks and light commercial vehicles

 

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Member profile – SvTech

Date posted: December 3, 2020

Interview with Richard Drinkwater, marketing, PR and business development manager Tell us a bit about

 

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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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