Fleet operators are being invited to a free networking seminar this month that will look at the risks of vehicle terrorism and the measures that firms can put in place to keep drivers safe.
Mercedes-Benz Vans UK Ltd has teamed up with the Institute of Vehicle Recovery (IVR) to deploy an industry-first health and safety initiative for its MobiloVan service.
National piling equipment supplier Piletec has deployed five replacement Isuzu 7.5-tonne rigids four years based on the performance and reliability of the original models.
Average and fleet/lease light commercial vehicle values at BCA eased back in January after December’s upturn as volumes hit record levels.
A five-year contract with Venson has seen Thirteen Housing Group dramatically cut its fleet costs while enhancing its operational efficiency. Van Fleet World finds out more.
There could be significant job losses in driving professions if connected and autonomous vehicle technology becomes widespread.
Postage delivery firm Whistl has seen significant fuel cost savings after deploying Isotrak driver behaviour technology across its HGV and van fleet.
An EDF Energy project to explore the fleet case for vehicle-to-grid technologies has become one of 21 schemes to secure multi-million government funding.
Ingimex has launched a best practice guide to help fleets when it comes to investing in vehicle bodies.
Highways England is to deploy three new unmarked HGV ‘supercabs’ following the success of its inaugural initiative.
A new commercial vehicle ‘one-stop shop’ provider has launched, bringing a range of services for anyone running a CV fleet.
Fleets can now get preferential financing conditions on a range of Iveco Natural Power models under a new scheme.
The Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) has introduced a new FORS Going for Silver and Gold workshop to help members progress through accreditation levels.
Yorkshire Water has deployed its first electric vans as well as switching to renewable energy in line with its plans for 20% of its van fleet to be electric by 2020.
BCA has ramped up its commercial vehicle sales programme with new regular sales commencing in Blackbushe, Glasgow and Wolverhampton.
Southampton City Council has deployed six Nissan e-NV200 vans as part of its plans to convert 20% of its fleet to electric vehicles by 2020.
Businesses and individuals based in the Bristol area can now have their say on the future direction of the local electric vehicle charge point network ahead of expansion plans.
Mercedes-Benz has revealed more details for its third-generation Sprinter, which introduces front-wheel drive and new connectivity options as well as an electric version from 2019.
Chevin has launched a new app designed to bridge the communication gap between a mobile workforce and the back office by supporting a wide variety of tasks.
The Volkswagen Amarok is now available with a new 163hp 3.0-litre TDI diesel, bringing basic pricing down to £24,510.
Fleets deploying vehicle cameras should ensure they’re cloud-connected to ensure footage is correctly recorded.
Refrigeration and air conditioning specialist Airco has added 24 Toyota Proace vans to its fleet as it expands its business.
A new servicing plan that could cut costs for fleets has launched from Renault Pro+ Commercial Vehicles.
Hexagon Leasing has launched a new flexible rental package that enables commercial vehicle operators to quickly change their rental fleet to meet changing business requirements.
A new solution that identifies drivers not using seatbelts and reports on breaches is now available from Teletrac Navman.
New van registrations fall -4.2% to 20,475 units in January 2018 with the biggest impact seen in the light van sector.
TomTom Telematics has launched a revamped version of its WEBFLEET tracking solution along with a new range of TomTom PRO driver terminals.
UK commercial vehicle manufacturing declined 16.7% last year, hit by fluctuating fleet purchasing cycles, alongside declining confidence among operators.
FORS, the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme, is to host its third annual Members’ Conference on Tuesday 16 October this year.
Commercial vehicle underwriter Direct Commercial Ltd (DCL) has launched a new policy that integrates front-facing CCTV and telematics to defend against non-fault and fraudulent claims.