LEVC appoints Bott Group as official VN5 converter

LEVC (London Electric Vehicle Company) has today announced Bott Group as an official authorised converter in the UK and Europe, to provide bespoke racking solutions for its new electric van, VN5. The Bott Group is a world-leading manufacturer and supplier of in-vehicle equipment, workshop equipment and workplace systems. Key points: LEVC announces Bott Group as […]

Details of coach operators’ support scheme in Scotland about to be revealed

Applications for grants for coach operators in Scotland affected by Covid will open in “the first week of February”, says VisitScotland, which is administering the fund on behalf of the Scottish Government. While it is not yet known what the criteria will be for eligibility, nor the amounts of potential grants, Scotland is the first […]

Ambitious liquid waste specialist brings five new Mercedes-Benz Arocs tankers on stream

Enforcement of new Direct Vision regulations governing the operation of trucks in Greater London begins on 1 March, but Mercedes-Benz operator Environmental Waste Management can rest easy – irrespective of aftermarket safety aids its latest 6×4 tankers are ‘good to go’ in the capital for the next 10 years. The fast-growing Essex-based company has purchased […]

Owens Group selects DAF again for fleet replacements

Wales’s largest independent logistics and warehousing company, family-owned, Owens Group has ordered a further 40 DAF XF 480 6×2 tractors with Super Space Cabs for its fleet. The order follows 36 same-specification trucks delivered in 2018 which at the time signalled Owens’ return to the market-leading DAF marque after a ten-year absence. This latest DAF […]

Wheel play detector from Totalkare helps the show go on for Stagefreight

Nationwide music, theatre and exhibition transport specialists Stagefreight has expanded its in-house vehicle maintenance capabilities with the introduction of testing equipment from Totalkare. The Yorkshire-based company specialises in event transportation and runs a number of trucks and trailers across the UK, with clients including the BBC, Sky, Northern Ballet, English National Ballet, Birmingham Royal Ballet, Ballet Rambert […]

TruTac prove cyber credentials with multiple accreditations

TruTac, part of the Microlise group and the UK’s leading designer and supplier of compliance software for PSV and HGV compliance control has achieved further accreditations, demonstrating their industry expertise and reliability in the safe and secure handling of customer data.  Adding to their ISO 9001 accreditation – the internationally recognised standard for quality management – […]

Positive 2021 ahead for Wrightbus with creation of more than 40 new jobs

Leading bus manufacturing company Wrightbus is looking to a positive year ahead with the creation of more than 40 new jobs at its Ballymena headquarters. Wrightbus, which launched the world’s first zero-emission hydrogen double decker bus in 2020, has created the roles in preparation for increasing production of the vehicle this year to assist global […]