Vehicles & technology

Nestlé begins electric shunter trial at York site

 
Confectionary manufacturer Nestlé UK & Ireland has launched a trial of an electric shunter at its York site as part of plans to eventually replace the diesel shunters across its UK depots and reduce its […]

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Kickstart electric van transition or risk it stalling, AFP warns government

 
The transition to electric vans is in danger of stalling unless the government can offer operators more support, the Association of Fleet Professionals (AFP) said this week. The call comes as AFP members report a […]

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EV Cargo publishes inaugural sustainability report

 
Global freight forwarding, supply chain services and technology company EV Cargo ramped up its efforts to become more sustainable during 2021, according to its inaugural sustainability report, published this week. During the year the company […]…

Alan R Jones & Sons bolsters fleet with two DAF XG trucks

 
Alan R Jones & Sons, which was acquired by Fagan & Whalley in February this year, has boosted its fleet with two new DAF XG trucks. The move underlines the company’s plans to expand its […]

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First Hydrogen hires EDAG to design mass produced zero-emission vans

 
First Hydrogen has selected EDAG Group (EDAG) as its design partner for its next generation of hydrogen fuel cell vans (FCEVs). The German design and engineering company, which specialises in concept cars, prototypes and top […]

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Martin Brower boosts fleet with 24 Carrier Transicold Vector eCool trailers

 
Logistics service provider Martin Brower is adding 24 Carrier Transicold’s Vector eCool refrigerated trailer units to its fleet. The company, which is a global supply chain provider for restaurant chains worldwide, will operate the new […]

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Transport for the North launches ambitious freight and logistics strategy

 
The freight and logistics sector could be worth more than £30bn to the North of England’s economy and employ more than 500,000 people by 2050, according to a report published today by Transport for the […]

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Strikes set to delay HGV driving and vehicle tests, DVSA warns

 
Strike action is threatening to delay thousands of HGV driving and vehicle tests across the country from this week, DVSA is warning. HGV driving examiners who are members of the Public and Commercial Services (PCS) […]

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Dyce Carriers driver foxes fuel thieves

 
A truck driver with Aberdeenshire-based Dyce Carriers was targeted by fuel thieves who used crowbars to attack the truck and threaten the driver as he slept. The incident took place in Doncaster at the beginning […]

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