Gloucestershire-based municipal vehicle hire specialists CTS has taken delivery of 10 new vehicles, including seven new RCV increasing its hire fleet to 200 vehicles.
Read your digital issue now. What is being covered in LAPV March 2017?
Ulemco, the company heading up the use of ultra-low emission hydrogen-fuelled commercial vehicles in the UK - has announced a collaboration with Spanish company H2B2 to accelerate the commercialisation of hydrogen fuelled vehicles, both in Spain and the UK.
Rushcliffe Borough Council, a member of the Nottinghamshire Vehicle Procurement Consortium, has taken delivery of the first Omnideka Electric bin hoist from Terberg Matec UK.
FORS, the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme, has published its 2016 Annual Review, highlighting the growth of the scheme over the past year, both in terms of membership numbers and geographical reach.
The Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) will sponsor the Brake Fleet Safety Conference at the St John’s Hotel, Solihull, on Thursday 25 May 2017.
Eleven state-of-the-art Geesinknorba refuse collection vehicles (RCVs) have been delivered to the Dorset Waste Partnership for domestic and garden waste collections in the county.
New guidelines for fire and rescue services when dealing with vehicles run on alternative fuels have been proposed by a research project in Sweden.
A national trade body has welcomed moves to expand the availability of ultra-low emission hydrogen powered vehicles on UK roads.
Waste management specialists Grundon is installing a new software system – PurGo – in Colnbrook at its largest depot.
MiX Telematics has expanded its in-cab video system MiX Vision by adding two more cameras.
A wireless fleet and asset management system has been developed by Doosan to meet increasing demand for fleet monitoring.
Biometric recognition specialists ievo has joined Keytracker to produce a system offering improved security for organisations managing large numbers of keys.
Arboricultural specialists Woodmen UK has bought a new Isuzu Grafter 3.5 tonne rigid to work on its expanding range of tree maintenance, tree surgery and woodland management contracts for commercial, domestic and industrial customers.
The first electric vehicle (EV) charge point has been installed at a residential property outside Nottingham for the Electric Nation trial.
Kubota has unveiled a new emission certified engine – the V5009 – to meet increasingly stringent standards around the world.
Loughborough-based Specialised Groundcare has bought a new top-of-the-range Bobcat T870H compact tracked loader.
The FUSO Canter has won a fourth consecutive Light Truck of the Year title in an industry awards ceremony.
Three major trucking organisations have given a major boost to the Project Pictogram – Driving Safer Roads initiative, one year after its launch to the business fleet community.
Roadlink International is reporting a significant increase in demand for its commercial vehicle (CV) caliper remanufacturing facility a year after it was launched.
Hyundai launched a new mini excavator – the R30Z-9AK – at the SaMoTer exhibition in Verona Italy.
Deere & Company has been included in Fortune Magazine’s list of the World’s Top 50 Most Admired Companies.
A project to develop fleets of driverless electric mobility vehicles for public and on-demand transportation has been agreed by the Renault-Nissan Alliance and Transdev.
The UK automotive industry has beaten CO2 targets with average new car emissions down for the 19th consecutive year but the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) fears further progress will be hampered.
Safety camera and recording devices from Sentinel Systems have been installed on two Dublin City Council hookloader vehicles.
Spedian will exhibit at the CIWM (NI) Conference & Exhibition on 29 March after several councils expressed interest in its reusable vehicle graphics systems.
High visibility LED traffic control lights have been fitted to South Gloucestershire Council’s Scarab sweeper fleet.
It’s not too late to register for a free place at the sixth Construction Logistics and Community Safety (CLOCS) exhibition, on Tuesday 14 March, at ExCeL London.
Brigade Electronics will launch its new 3G enabled digital recording system at the CV Show in April.
Fleet management software provider Jaama will be showing off the new functionality of its vehicle, driver and workshop management solution Key2 at the Commercial Vehicle Show.
The vehicle weighing specialist Weightru Ltd has been bought by a newly formed partnership and will be independently run with the financial and technical backing of MWS Ltd.
Salisbury-based Harper Plant, Kubota’s construction dealer in Dorset, Hampshire and Wiltshire, has passed a milestone by selling its 1,000th Kubota machine.
There is broad public support for driverless vehicles on Britain’s roads, according to a study by Westbourne Communications conducted for the consortium People in Autonomous Vehicles in Urban Environments (PAVE).
Luton-based waste management specialist Cawleys has bought a new 26-tonne Mercedes-Benz Antos refuse collection vehicle with a Heil Powerlink body.
Robin Proctor is to become the next President of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) in the UK.
CDEnviro’s international sales growth in 2016 has helped it jump five places to 11th in the annual Sunday Times Lloyds SME (Small and Medium Enterprise) Export Track 100, published on 26 February 2017.
Seven sports clubs for youngsters have been selected to win £1,000 sponsorship deals with GAP Hire Solutions.
Three leading vehicle and driver compliance specialists have launched a joint initiative that gives real-time visibility of all compliance issues on a single dashboard.
Transpoco has appointed Vehicle Quality Solutions (VQS) to install black box telematics technology for its UK customers.
One of the UK’s largest plant, tool and equipment hire companies, A-Plant, has taken on a new role with the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme by becoming a FORS Champion.
A new zero tail swing (ZTS) mini-excavator – the DX10Z– has been launched by Doosan.
A new 12 tonne Volvo L90H loading shovel with a 3.0m³ quick attachment mounted Hi-Tip bucket and top clamp has been bought by Forth Resource Management (FRM) for its Todhills composting site on the outskirts of Edinburgh.
Hawick-based Simon Richard has been appointed as UK Agents for the Woods rotary cutter range.
The world’s first heavy-duty electric truck – the Urban eTruck – will be delivered by Mercedes-Benz Trucks to the first customers this year.
Road marking vehicle specialist Somerford Equipment, is making its debut at the Commercial Vehicle Show at the NEC, Birmingham from 25-27 April 2017. The company is the first manufacturer of this kind of vehicle and equipment to appear at this event.
The RWM 2017 exhibition will be held from 12-14 September at the NEC in Birmingham in a combined format with related energy, and water events.
A green initiative has helped protect around 260 acres of Peruvian rainforest which locks up as much as one million tonnes of CO2 in trees, says Fuel Card Services.
Vehicle safety specialist Sentinel Systems has installed safety cameras, recording devices and cycle awareness systems onto the City of Edinburgh Council vehicles.
A new Volvo L90H loading shovel has been delivered to William Tracey to handle waste wood at the company’s Linwood recycling facility in Glasgow.
A new revenue stream is being adopted by South Staffordshire District Council – selling advertising space on its refuse trucks.
For the latest news and updates from LAPV.
All content © Hemming Information Services 2017