Commercial vehicles reach record share of vehicles on road

The number of commercial vehicles on Britain’s roads has reached the highest level in history, according to the latest annual Motorparc data, published by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). Some 5,483,319 vans, trucks, buses and coaches were recorded in operation at the end of 2021, a 4.1% increase on the previous year. […]

Renault Trucks’ Trafic Red Edition: An exclusive customised offer

Renault Trucks is extending its range, launching a new vehicle, the Trafic Red Edition. Designed principally for those working in the contracting and catering trades, this ultra-equipped light commercial vehicle can be fully customised. With the boom in e-commerce, deliveries and the use of contractors for home improvement work, the trend in the LCV market […]

TruTac introduces TruVan at ITT Hub – the new compliance tool for Van and LCV operators

In response to new regulations from 21 May, TruTac, the fleet compliance experts, have launched ‘TruVan’. The new product is being displayed on the specialist’s stand at ITT Hub, which opened today (11 May). The brand new TruVan product includes an App and web-based ‘back-office’ management system to enable all Van operators to comply with DVSA […]

DPD adds 1,000 Ford E-Transits to green fleet 

Leading parcel delivery firm DPD has agreed a deal with Ford for 1,000 E-Transit vans this year, which will take DPD’s electric vehicle (EV) fleet to over 2,500 in total.   DPD has purchased the 3.5t, 135kwh, long wheelbase version with 12.4 cubic metres of load space.  The vans will operate from depots right across the […]

IVECO announces Walton Summit Truck Centre as its UK Dealer of the Year for 2022

IVECO is celebrating the successes in its UK dealer network during 2021, marking the return of physical events with its annual Dealer of the Year Award announced at its dealer conference. Despite the challenges that the global automotive sector has faced over the last few years, the industry as a whole has experienced an impressive […]

FMG completes acquisition of GRG to add to recovery services

Huddersfield-based FMG has bought GRG Public Resources Ltd a specialist in the provision of 24 hour, year-round call handling for vehicle removal and emergency boarding of premises for the blue-light industry. FMG’s extensive experience in UK-wide Roadside Repair and Recovery Services will be further complemented by the acquisition of GRG Public Resources Ltd, to continue […]

Contract hire now available across the 3.5t IVECO Daily range

IVECO improves accessibility and budgeting with new contract hire funding options across its Daily 3.5t range in partnership with leading sustainable mobility company, Arval UK. IVECO UK welcomes the introduction of a new range of contract hire funding options for the 3.5t GVW range of Daily panel and crew vans, chassis cabs and crew cabs. […]

New Daily: the smart vehicle that future-proofs the customer’s business

The New Daily takes connectivity and collaboration to a new level with IVECO Driver Pal through Amazon Alexa voice commands. The new vocal companion enables the driver to interact with the vehicle and with the driver community via voice commands, delivering a safer, stress-free, comfortable driving experience. The state-of-the-art engine technology and after-treatment system ensure […]

IVECO Daily crowned Van Fleet World’s Light Truck of the Year for the third time

The IVECO Daily 7-Tonne range makes a triumphant return at the 2022 Van Fleet World Great British Fleet Awards, collecting its third Light Truck of the Year honour, and for the second consecutive year.  IVECO’s heavy-duty 7-Tonne Daily range continues to make its mark on the light truck sector, collecting the Light Truck of the […]

DHL Express announces next milestone in electric van roll-out

DHL Express, the world’s leading international express delivery service provider, has today announced the roll-out of 270 new electric vans, which will be taking to roads across the country as part of its last-mile fleet. Following last year’s introduction of 50 electric vans to operate out of sites across the UK, this next phase demonstrates […]

First Hydrogen’s green hydrogen van to begin demonstrator testing in June

First Hydrogen is pleased to report on the progress of its two demonstrator FCEV vehicles as part of its partnerships with Ballard Power Systems Inc. and AVL Powertrain UK Limited. The two demonstrator vehicles, sourced from MAN, part of the Volkswagen Group, are located at AVL’s UK headquarters. One has been stripped down and used […]

The search for the UK’s best van drivers returns

Logistics UK has today (11 March 2022) launched its annual call for the UK’s best van drivers to compete in its Van Driver of the Year competition 2022.  A change in venue will now see the contest take place at the free-to-attend ITT Hub – an industry-led event showcasing the best in transport innovation and […]