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24 - 26 MAY 2022 • NEC • BIRMINGHAM • UK

Network news: recent developments in the UK commercial vehicle dealer world

Date posted: September 8, 2021

The past few months has seen a flurry of activity in the commercial vehicle dealership

 

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Stellantis expands LCV training programme

Date posted: September 8, 2021

Stellantis is expanding its new Light Commercial Vehicle (LCV) Training Programme following its successful launch

 

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Go-Ahead pledges to spend £250m annually with small businesses

Date posted: September 8, 2021

The Go-Ahead Group has set out a strategy to increase spending with small and medium

 

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Roger Warnes Transport acquires New Generation DAF XF

Date posted: September 8, 2021

Leading bulk haulage firm, Roger Warnes Transport Ltd., has welcomed a New Generation DAF XF

 

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Tip-Ex & Tank-Ex 2021: Preview

Date posted: September 1, 2021

Tip-Ex & Tank-Ex is the UK’s only national event for the bulk haulage tipping, tanker

 

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Innovation Automotive makes UK debut at CV Show

Date posted: September 1, 2021

Innovation Automotive (IA), the UK’s first multi-brand, all-electric automotive company, has made its first UK

 

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Liverpool City Region orders 20 ADL Hydrogen buses

Date posted: September 1, 2021

Liverpool City Region has ordered 20 zero-emission hydrogen double deck buses from Alexander Dennis Limited

 

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UK’s first Mercedes-Benz Actros Edition 2 for Tiptree

Date posted: September 1, 2021

Essex-based Wilkin & Sons, the producer of Tiptree jam, is running the country’s first Mercedes-Benz

 

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Commercial Vehicle Show 2021: Preview

Date posted: August 25, 2021

With hundreds of exhibitors and thousands of key decision-makers from leading fleet operators, this year’s

 

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Vauxhall returns to the CV Show with world premiere of all-electric Combo-e and Movano-e

Date posted: August 25, 2021

Vauxhall has announced that it will be holding the global premiere of the latest additions

 

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AG Parfett & Sons signs up Ryder to support wholesale expansion

Date posted: August 25, 2021

AG Parfett & Sons, the Northern England-based wholesaler and owner of the Go Local store

 

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Stagecoach launches sustainability strategy

Date posted: August 25, 2021

Stagecoach has launched a new long-term sustainability strategy, part of its plan to become a

 

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Vans: together in electric dreams

Date posted: August 19, 2021

Electric vans are becoming increasingly important as the government, towns and cities attempt to meet

 

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Mercedes pilots eSprinter assistance van in London

Date posted: August 19, 2021

Mercedes-Benz Vans UK has introduced its first electric roadside assistance van, as part of a

 

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New Volvo trucks for Garic

Date posted: August 19, 2021

National provider of plant and site equipment, Garic, has taken delivery of four new Volvo

 

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Stagecoach carries out first trials of new bridge alert technology

Date posted: August 19, 2021

New bridge alert technology has been successfully trialled by Stagecoach on its buses in Cambridge.

 

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5 minutes with Mandy Dean, Director, Commercial Vehicles, Ford of Britain and Ireland

Date posted: August 12, 2021

TNB speaks to Mandy Dean, Director, Commercial Vehicles, Ford of Britain and Ireland, about what

 

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The road to zero: how food and drink hauliers are decarbonising their operations

Date posted: August 12, 2021

Over the past few years, transport companies in the food and drink sector have been

 

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Quartix enhances integrated dashcam with latest camera tech

Date posted: August 12, 2021

Quartix has introduced an enhanced version of its integrated tracking and vehicle camera solution with

 

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Arrival developing data platform with Microsoft

Date posted: August 12, 2021

Electric commercial vehicle manufacturer Arrival is working with Microsoft to develop an open data platform

 

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Scottish government pledges more funding for buses

Date posted: August 12, 2021

The Scottish Government will provide to £5.7 million to help bus, coach and community transport

 

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TNB talks to Andrew Jago, general manager fleet and business at Land Rover

Date posted: August 5, 2021

TNB speaks to Andrew Jago, general manager fleet and business at Land Rover about the

 

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Driving into the future: recent changes in truck cabs

Date posted: August 5, 2021

Truck manufacturers are constantly looking to create more space in their cabs, deliver fuel efficiency

 

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New Generation MAN TGS 8×4 for T-Met Ltd of Northern Ireland

Date posted: August 5, 2021

Specialist scrap metal merchants and recyclers, steel stockholders and used vehicle parts suppliers T-Met of

 

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UK’s first two all new 9700 luxury Volvo coaches for McGill’s

Date posted: August 5, 2021

Independent bus company McGill’s has taken delivery of two new Volvo 9700 luxury coaches. The

 

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Major British companies unite to electrify UK transport

Date posted: August 5, 2021

Seven major British companies, including the operators of some of the largest commercial vehicle fleets

 

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To buy or not to buy

Date posted: July 28, 2021

Every operator of commercial vehicles will be familiar with the costs and liabilities involved, as

 

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Haji appointed Transformation Director at Scania

Date posted: July 28, 2021

Karima Haji has been appointed Transformation Director for Scania (Great Britain) Limited. She will join

 

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Proace joins electric vehicle initiative in Nottingham

Date posted: July 28, 2021

The new Toyota Proace Electric is joining a new city electric vehicle initiative that lets

 

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Turners takes delivery of New Generation DAF XF

Date posted: July 28, 2021

Turners (Soham) has taken delivery of a New Generation DAF XF 450 FTG 6×2 tractor

 

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A new vision for truck safety

Date posted: July 21, 2021

The Direct Vision Standard (DVS) for commercial vehicles over 12 tonnes was introduced in March

 

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Scottish Government launches £50m first phase of zero emission bus fund

Date posted: July 21, 2021

Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) has welcomed the Scottish Government’s announcement of the first £50 million

 

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Ford and MS-RT to establish £4m vehicle conversions site at Dagenham

Date posted: July 21, 2021

Commercial vehicle conversions partner MS-RT is to establish a new £4m facility at Ford’s Dagenham

 

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Brunel acquires special edition Mercedes-Benz Actros from Rygor Commercials

Date posted: July 21, 2021

Cornish aggregates, waste and construction operator Brunel has taken delivery of two Mercedes-Benz trucks, including

 

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The road ahead for the UK Semi-trailer market

Date posted: July 15, 2021

Demand for semi-trailers in the UK has remained strong throughout the pandemic with manufacturers investing

 

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FSEW orders UK’s first DAF CF electric tractor units

Date posted: July 15, 2021

DAF has received an order for two new CF Electric tractor units – the UK’s

 

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Council bids to make Reading buses electric

Date posted: July 15, 2021

An electric bus is being trialled in Reading, with the results expected to influence the

 

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Amey acquires MAN TGE vans for incident support fleet

Date posted: July 15, 2021

Infrastructure services and engineering company Amey, has taken delivery of five new MAN TGE based

 

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What can be done to tackle the UK’s truck driver shortage?

Date posted: July 8, 2021

The UK is currently suffering from an estimated deficit of about 65,000 HGV drivers but

 

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Volvos for Willshees Waste & Recycling

Date posted: July 8, 2021

Burton-based Willshees Waste & Recycling has taken delivery of three new Volvo trucks – two

 

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Rossetts Commercials opens dedicated Mercedes-Benz parts facility

Date posted: July 8, 2021

Mercedes-Benz truck and van dealer Rossetts Commercials has opened a dedicated parts facility in Crawley,

 

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Trentbarton installs Wheely-Safe safety technology

Date posted: July 8, 2021

East Midlands bus operator Trentbarton has installed Wheely-Safe safety technology across its entire bus fleet

 

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How pharmaceutical storage and distribution kept its cool for COVID-19

Date posted: July 1, 2021

The impact of the global pandemic has put pressure on the pharmaceutical storage and distribution

 

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Enterprise expands Flex-E-Rent fleet with100 plug-in electric vans

Date posted: July 1, 2021

Enterprise has expanded its Flex-E-Rent fleet with the addition of 100 new plug-in electric vans.

 

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England’s first hydrogen bus fleet hits the road

Date posted: July 1, 2021

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has launched the first fleet of hydrogen fuel cell-powered

 

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Ford trials new electric Transit by submitting it to diesel ‘torture test’

Date posted: July 1, 2021

The new Ford E-Transit has been subjected to a series of tests to ensure it’s

 

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Commercial Vehicle Show bounces back for 2021

Date posted: June 24, 2021

The Commercial Vehicle Show will be back stronger than ever this summer when it opens

 

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New Managing Director for MAN Truck & Bus UK

Date posted: June 24, 2021

Stefan Thyssen has been appointed the new Managing Director of MAN Truck & Bus UK

 

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Goodyear launches intelligent cloud-connected tyre solution for vans

Date posted: June 24, 2021

Goodyear has announced a new tyre intelligence technology, Goodyear SightLine, that will help fleet operators

 

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BYD and ADL deliver the UK’s largest electric bus order

Date posted: June 24, 2021

BYD UK and Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) are set to deliver the UK’s largest-ever electric

 

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