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Ford has appointed CoolKit as an approved supplier for its recently launched Qualified Vehicle Modifier (QVM) scheme.
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CoolKit has created an in-house aftercare department to provide refrigerated vehicle service, maintenance and repair nationwide.
Renault’s latest electric van, the 3.5-tonne Master Z.E., will offer 75 miles (120km) of real-world range, as well as new fleet-specific services.
Ford has appointed Bri-Stor Systems as its first and only recognised QVM (Qualified Vehicle Modifer) for commercial vehicle racking conversions, enabling the manufacturer to offer a racking service direct from dealerships.
UK van drivers, owners and operators are going through a small but sustained business growth confidence dip, although the majority of the industry are still optimistic about future prospects.
UK pick-up fleets can now access a new storage solution originally developed for the US market.
Paragon has updated its routing and scheduling software to incorporate electric vehicle ranges to help with transport planning.
Alcohol interlocks should be mandatory in all new professional vehicles and retrofitted to cars used by repeat drink-driving offenders.
FleetCheck’s Walkaround Check App is now helping fleets to complete more than 1,000 vehicle safety checks a day less than a year since its launch.
ProVision’s CameraMatics vehicle camera and tracking platform has received a number of updates to help with tracking fleet risk compliance and management.
The Freight Transport Association (FTA) is organising a series of seminars to provide up to-the-minute information on compliance and operating standards, as well as highlighting the importance of driver health and wellbeing.
Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has opened a Used Van Centre in Liverpool to offer sales of new and used Volkswagen vans and people carriers, aftersales services and MOT facilities.
Vehicle livery specialist Sign Language has rebranded vans for landscaping and grounds maintenance firm idverde’s following two recent acquisitions.
A nationwide rollout of roadworks charging must see all revenues invested back into maintaining and improving the road network for all road users.
Autoglass customers can now use an app to determine whether windscreen damage requires a full repair or replacement – removing the need for initial appointments.
Plans to increase London Red Route PCNs, which would have created havoc for van fleets, have been blocked by the Transport Secretary.
Butcher and game dealer Aberdeenshire Larder has awarded a deal for five refrigerated 3.5-tonne Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vans to Fraikin.
Running costs for smaller electric vans are already on a level as diesel rivals, enabling an extra 80,000 to take to Europe’s roads, a new study has indicated.
Car and van fleet operators are being given the opportunity to test Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) technologies including Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) at two new demonstration days.
BP has launched a new driver and fuel management platform designed in partnership with TomTom Telematics to help fleets cut costs.
City Electrical Factors (CEF) has seen vehicle downtime drop by 45%, while fuel costs have been cut by almost 12% following the installation of the Lightfoot in-cab technology and rewards platform.
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.
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.