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8 - 10 JUNE 2021 • NEC • BIRMINGHAM • UK

CNG Fuels discusses future of biofuels

Date posted: September 10, 2020

Q&A: Peter Eaton, General Manager, CNG Fuels Earlier this summer CNG Fuels opened Europe’s largest

 

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This week, TNB talks to trailer manufacturer Montracon

Date posted: September 10, 2020

TNB: Tell us about Montracon SL: Montracon has been at the forefront of the design

 

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National Express keeps its commitment with new EV buses for Coventry

Date posted: September 10, 2020

Ten new electric double decker buses supplied by Alexander Dennis and its EV partner BYD

 

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Yutong achieves EV coach certification first

Date posted: September 10, 2020

Yutong’s new TCe12 model has become the first electric coach to be certified as an

 

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Glasgow Gritters will spread the merits of hydrogen

Date posted: September 10, 2020

Glasgow City Council’s fleet of gritters will be able to run on hydrogen, thanks to

 

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Back to school, back to business?

Date posted: September 3, 2020

I have returned from holiday and judging by the traffic this morning many people seem

 

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British business mapping the autonomous future

Date posted: September 3, 2020

Just three short years ago, three friends, Leslie Nooteboom, Maya Pindeus and Raunaq Bose, were

 

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Primark introduces LSTs to reduce logistics impact

Date posted: September 2, 2020

Fashion retailer Primark is to reduce the environmental impact of its logistics operations with the

 

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VDL opens new UK operation

Date posted: September 2, 2020

Dutch bus and coach manufacturer VDL has set up a new operation in the UK,

 

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Oxfordshire EV tech company expands electric motor production facilities

Date posted: September 2, 2020

Tech company Saietta has announced plans to expand production facilities at its base in Oxfordshire,

 

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Amazon places major order for electric Mercedes vans

Date posted: September 2, 2020

Amazon has placed an order for 1,800 electric Mercedes-Benz vans as it continues its drive

 

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Lightweight delivery pod puts Penso in line for growth

Date posted: August 27, 2020

Coventry-based engineering firm Penso has delivered the first of its Blue Ocean Home Delivery Pods

 

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Member Profile – Immense

Date posted: August 26, 2020

TNB: Could you tell readers a little about Immense? Eifion Jenkins, Managing Director and Co-Founder:

 

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ADL introduces new range of virus protection measures

Date posted: August 26, 2020

Bus manufacturer Alexander Dennis has responded to the COVID-19 pandemic by launching a new range

 

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Irizar UK opens new National Sales Centre

Date posted: August 26, 2020

Irizar UK has opened a new national sales centre in Blyth, which will hold the

 

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Online growth fuels Tesco driver recruitment

Date posted: August 26, 2020

Tesco plans to recruit 3,000 new drivers to help it keep pace with demand as

 

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TNB talks to Rob Fowler, CEO of Volta Trucks

Date posted: August 20, 2020

Leading the charge at Volta Trucks, CEO Rob Fowler has over a decade of experience

 

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Grappling with the pandemic and looking ahead

Date posted: August 20, 2020

A busy week for us this week as we released half year registration figures for

 

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Member Profile – Jenks and Cattell

Date posted: August 20, 2020

TNB: Tell us about Jenks and Cattell. J&C: We were founded in 1886, which makes

 

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Mercedes unveils price of new electric Sprinter

Date posted: August 20, 2020

Mercedes-Benz has announced UK pricing and specifications for the all-electric version of its iconic Sprinter

 

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5G autonomous logistics project wins government backing

Date posted: August 20, 2020

Oxford-based autonomous technology company StreetDrone is to develop a fleet of 5G connected and self-driving

 

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Battery Gigaplant in Wales moves a step closer

Date posted: August 20, 2020

The development of Britain’s first electric vehicle battery gigaplant moved a step closer this week

 

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Summer recess and new technology teething problems

Date posted: August 13, 2020

With Parliament in recess, the media call this time of year the “silly season”. As

 

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Bus investment central to UK economic recovery

Date posted: August 12, 2020

It’s impossible to watch the news or pick up a paper without seeing a story

 

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Member profile – DHL Supply Chain

Date posted: August 12, 2020

TNB: Can you tell our readers a little bit about DHL Supply Chain? DHL: Of

 

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British-built Vauxhall van secures another big order

Date posted: August 12, 2020

Just weeks after clocking up the UK’s biggest ever single order for electric commercial vehicles,

 

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Ford introduces geofencing tech on Transit Custom PHEV

Date posted: August 12, 2020

Ford has introduced an innovative geofencing option on the new Ford Transit Custom plug-in hybrid

 

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Dealer makes major investment in new Birmingham operation

Date posted: August 12, 2020

Commercial vehicle dealer Midlands Truck and Van is nearing completion of its new £7m state-of-the-art

 

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UK van sales show uptick

Date posted: August 12, 2020

There’s more evidence this week of a resurgence in light commercial vehicle sales in the

 

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A fragile restart needs a good deal to sustain progress

Date posted: August 6, 2020

This week’s LCV registration figures are a small ray of light across our current sea of troubles. Volumes are

 

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Member Profile – Weightlifter Bodies

Date posted: August 5, 2020

TNB: Tell us a bit about Weightlifter Bodies. Nigel Butler, Managing Director of Weightlifter Bodies:

 

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Driving to attract more women into the transport sector

Date posted: August 5, 2020

In 1974, 22-year-old Jill Viner did something extraordinary: she stepped aboard a bus, got behind

 

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Industry sees green shoots of recovery post-COVID-19 lockdown

Date posted: August 5, 2020

There is reason to be hopeful for UK hauliers and logistics companies this week as

 

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TFL’s 24/7 bus lane plan aims to boost London’s post-pandemic recovery

Date posted: August 5, 2020

In a bid to make the nation’s capital a safer, cleaner place as it continues

 

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New survey highlights importance of HGV walkaround checks to ensure safety

Date posted: August 5, 2020

According to a new survey by vehicle and fleet safety specialist, CameraMatics, 39.3% of HGV

 

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DPD to conduct London trial for EV Volta Trucks

Date posted: August 5, 2020

DPD will kick off a trial with electric vehicles from Volta Trucks in early 2021.

 

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Latest stats paint a mixed picture

Date posted: July 30, 2020

This week saw the publication of commercial vehicle manufacturing numbers, which show some positivity since

 

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Member profile – Engenie

Date posted: July 29, 2020

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

 

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Q&A with Andy Palmer, non-executive chairman of Optare bus company

Date posted: July 29, 2020

Andy Palmer has made the move from chief executive at Aston Martin to non-exec chairman

 

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Ford introduces van social distancing shields

Date posted: July 29, 2020

Ford has introduced a new range of protection shields designed to help operators meet social

 

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Bus company launches ‘pioneering’ booking system

Date posted: July 29, 2020

A bus operator has launched a new booking system where passengers can reserve their journeys

 

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Government unveils plan for overhead motorway power lines for trucks

Date posted: July 29, 2020

A government plan to install overhead charging cables for electric trucks on the slow lanes

 

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Energy supplier joins real-world trial of LEVC van

Date posted: July 29, 2020

Energy retailer Octopus has joined a raft of partners taking part in real-world trials of

 

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Amazon Everywoman in Transport and Logistics Awards reveals shortlist

Date posted: July 29, 2020

An awards event celebrating the outstanding achievement by women in the transport sector has announced

 

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British start-up reveals new electrically assisted pedal van

Date posted: July 29, 2020

British-based start-up Electric Assisted Vehicles (EAV) has unveiled a new electrically assisted pedal van called

 

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Member Profile – Paneltex

Date posted: July 23, 2020

Paneltex is a commercial vehicle body builder and conversion company, formed in 1991. Today we

 

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Low emissions future for commercial vehicles

Date posted: July 23, 2020

Last week I mentioned that the Automotive Council is updating its technology roadmaps with SMMT

 

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Bring-your-own-steering-wheel concept for bus drivers could become a reality post-COVID-19

Date posted: July 23, 2020

A British company at the forefront of the design and manufacture of steering systems for

 

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Northern bus company trials fully electric single-decker

Date posted: July 23, 2020

Go North East – the regional bus operator serving Newcastle and Gateshead – is stepping

 

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Surge in demand sees DPD increase truck order

Date posted: July 23, 2020

The rise in demand for home deliveries since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic has

 

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