Archive for the ‘UK’ Category

  • Thomas Hardie takes Totalkare Y-MECH lifts at two sites

    on Jan 20, 22 • in UK, UK News • with No Comments

    Thomas Hardie Commercials have upgraded their vehicle lifting capabilities at two of their sites in the Northwest of England with assistance from workshop equipment experts, Totalkare

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  • How to switch your HGV fleet to natural gas

    on Jan 18, 22 • in UK, UK News • with No Comments

    Leading industry trade body, the Gas Vehicle Network, GVN, has launched a short video showing how easy it is to make the switch to gas as a transport fuel, the opportunity for road haulage, and highlighting that substantial fuel cost savings possible-up to £25-30,000 per year

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  •  Krone keeps the parts moving for the UK and Ireland  

    on Jan 14, 22 • in UK, UK News • with No Comments

    Krone trailer sales continue to maintain peak levels in the UK and Ireland and, in line with the company’s European customer support policy, Krone’s parts supply service continues to expand with trailer parts available from its Leeds depot and via Krone Parts Online

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  • RHA welcomes pause to smart motorways rollout

    on Jan 14, 22 • in UK, UK News • with No Comments

    The Road Haulage Association (RHA) has welcomed news that the smart motorways rollout has bee put on hold

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  • New rules for UK hauliers travelling to Europe

    on Jan 13, 22 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on New rules for UK hauliers travelling to Europe

    The Department for Transport in the UK is advising haulage operators, which work in continental Europe that new rules are coming into force that may affect their journeys

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  • Temporary derogation from driving and resting time rules in Ireland.

    on Jan 12, 22 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Temporary derogation from driving and resting time rules in Ireland.

    The Road Safety Authority (RSA) and the Department of Transport in Ireland have agreed to allow a temporary and urgent derogation in respect of certain provisions of the EU driving and resting time rules. The proposed derogation will apply to all operators and drivers subject to the EU driver’s hours and tachograph rules engaged in the carriage of goods

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  • Freight & Logistics Strategy goes out to public consultation

    on Jan 5, 22 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Freight & Logistics Strategy goes out to public consultation

    A Freight & Logistics Strategy for the North of England has gone out to public consultation highlighting the opportunities to address the challenges that lie ahead for the sector and calling on everyone to have their say on shaping the way forward

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  • Gower Brewery raises a toast to new FUSO Canter

    on Jan 5, 22 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Gower Brewery raises a toast to new FUSO Canter

    So reliable was Gower Brewery’s first FUSO Canter that when it was finally due for replacement Director Chris Mabbett had no hesitation in returning to South Wales Dealer Euro Commercials for another

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  • Guide to becoming a dangerous goods (ADR) vehicle driver

    on Dec 22, 21 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Guide to becoming a dangerous goods (ADR) vehicle driver

    The Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has published a new guide that explains how to qualify to drive dangerous goods vehicles

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  • Scania introduces versatile hybrid trucks

    on Dec 17, 21 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Scania introduces versatile hybrid trucks

    Scania is introducing Hybrid Electric Vehicles (HEV) and Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) trucks that can be fitted with different power­train and charging options, thus offering solutions that can fulfil various demands for applications. A new electric machine, GE281, works in tandem with a Scania seven or nine-litre combus­tion engine, providing unique opportunities for creating fossil-free transport solutions for heavy trucks with demanding bodywork

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