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Fuso eCanter becomes first light EV truck with CCS rapid charging

4 days ago / 0 comments

Series produced Fuso eCanter is the first electrically powered light truck to be equipped with CCS rapid charging technology.

Volkswagen introduces new high-end Transporter ‘Edition’ models

5 days ago / 0 comments

Volkswagen’s Transporter van is now available in a new ‘Edition’ trim level for both panel and kombi.

Volkswagen Crafters chosen by Pelican Rouge coffee

1 week ago / 0 comments

Coffee roasting and solutions provider, Pelican Rouge, has taken delivery of 62 Volkswagen Crafter vans.

ULEMCo introduces hydrogen powered roof box range-extender for Nissan e-NV200

2 weeks ago / 0 comments

Plans for a hydrogen powered fuel cell roof box range-extender have been revealed by ultra-low emission specialist ULEMCo.

Renault launches Formula One inspired trim on LCVs

2 weeks ago / 0 comments

Renault has launched Formula Edition versions of the Kangoo, Trafic and Master van range.

Port of Southampton buys fleet of Nissan electric vans

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

The Port of Southampton has had a delivery of 13 electric vans to replace diesel cars and vans previously used by the port.

Brexit causing skilled driver shortage, says FTA

4 weeks ago / 0 comments

The freight and logistics sector is suffering a shortage of skilled drivers, according to the latest Freight Transport Association (FTA) Quarterly Transport Activity Survey (QTAS).

JWD adds fuel-efficient FUSO Canter to their fleet

4 weeks ago / 0 comments

JWD, a company specialising in nationwide domestic and commercial removals, as well as offering general haulage and storage services, has added a second 7.5-tonne FUSO Canter to its 13-strong fleet of trucks.

5% drop in LCV registrations due to economic uncertainty, says cap hpi

1 month ago / 0 comments

New LCV sales are predicted to reach just 360,000 this year, which for the first time since 2012 are not predicted to top those of the previous year’s registrations – possibly thanks to economic … Read More »

Large fleets pledge at least 5% EV share by 2020

1 month ago / 0 comments

The latest organisations to join the Go Ultra Low Companies scheme, including OVO Energy, Oxford City Council, Santander UK, Swansea University and Gatwick Airport have pledged that EVs will make up at least 5% … Read More »

Export of British-built vans, trucks and buses reliant on EU

1 month ago / 0 comments

Nearly two-thirds of British-built vans, trucks and buses were exported during the first six months of 2017, with almost all headed to the EU (94.7%), according to the SMMT.

New EV route planning software may help electric vans

1 month ago / 0 comments

MyRouteMonkey software is now live online and free to use, which the makers claim will banish range anxiety by optimising routes for electric vehicles.

Deutsche Post DHL and Ford unveil StreetScooter WORK XL electric van

1 month ago / 0 comments

Deutsche Post DHL Group and Ford presented the first of their jointly produced electric delivery vans – or e-van – in Cologne, Germany, called the StreetScooter WORK XL, to complement their pre-existing electric van … Read More »

Vauxhall unveils British-built Vivaro Tourer Elite and Combi Plus

1 month ago / 0 comments

First pictures of Vauxhall’s two new British-built Vivaro variants have been unveiled ahead of the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show; the Tourer Elite and Combi Plus.

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles Delivers 286,800 Vehicles Worldwide by July

1 month ago / 0 comments

Globally, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles delivered 286,800 vehicles including the T, Caddy, Crafter and Amarok series, representing a 5.3% increase compared to the same period last year.

Research shows most fleets turn to manufacturers for information

1 month ago / 0 comments

New research by Arval shows most fleets turn to motor manufacturers for key information covering safety, model specifications and costs, rather than their leasing company.

SHB Hire Ltd wins fleet tender for Slough Borough Council

1 month ago / 0 comments

A five-year contract for the supply of standard and specialist vehicles has been awarded to SHB Hire Ltd by Slough Borough Council.

True Fleet enjoys growth in France in July

1 month ago / 0 comments

July showed continued growth for the French True Fleet Market. Total figures were more than 147,000 for the month, up 10.9%, according to DATAFORCE.