LAPV March 2018 has been published!

Published:  15 March, 2018

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Contents LAPV March 2018

  1. News and events

The latest news on industry, contracts won, and new product developments.

  1. Future Fleet Live

LAPV launches brand new live demo and driving experience days at Brunthingthorpe Proving Ground on June 27 -28, 2018. It is all about helping you make better procurement decisions.

  1. Future Fleet Forum 2018

We focus on day one of LAPV's international conference on the future of fleet management held in the Guildhall in London on Jan 24, 2018.

  1. Future Fleet Awards

The Future Fleet Awards saw BIFFA, Leeds City Council, and Greenwich Borough Council bag an award. LAPV shows you the movers and shakers.

  1. It's behind you!

LAPV reports on the launch of a new reversing device that could save lives and improve driving standards.

  1. Accredited operations

Refuse Vehicle Solutions has gained workshop accreditations and enhanced its operational capabilities.

  1. Alternative fuels

Johnston unveils three new alternative fuel options for its sweeper range; the new eActros heavy-duty electric truck from Mercedes-Benz begins operational trials.

  1. Electric sweeper

A new fully-electric sweeper from Aebi-Schmidt is hitting the UK's roads.

  1. RCV trends for 2018

A leading RCV manufacturer predicts the key trends in waste management vehicles for 2018 and beyond.

  1. Roadwaste recycling

Implementing the right technology to help deal with aggregate collected by sweepers and other road waste litter could help create new revenue streams for councils.

  1. Looking to the future

From alternative fuels to automation, big changes are coming to the transport sector in the next few years. LAPV sat down with two suppliers in the sector to find out where they think the industry is heading.

What is coming up in the next issue and how can you contribute?

LAPV June 2018, Deadline: May 18, 201

Special focus:

Workshop Management solutions

RCVs for 2018

Technical reports:

·         Sweepers
·         Waste handling equipment and earthmovers
·         Bin lifts
·         Grounds maintenance equipment


Safety for vulnerable road users

Vehicle test

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