LAPV September 2016 has been published

Published:  08 September, 2016

We are delighted to announce that LAPV September 2016 has been published. What can you read in this issue?

  • News and events: The latest news on industry, contracts won, and new product developments.

  • Clifford Comments: Phil Clifford discusses the demonisation of diesel and how to deal with this.

  • A lesson in leadership: The Chief Fleet Officer for the City of New York spoke at the recent Future Fleet Forum on his vision for fleet management in the city.

  • Future Fleet Forum 2016: The highlights of the thought-leading event of the year, held on June 29 2016 at Stoneleigh Park in Warwickshire.

  • The straight and narrow: Size does matter. Especially when it comes to choosing RCVs. The narrow-track vehicle is taking over the industry.

  • What to see and do at RWM: A preview of the exhibitors, equipment and product launches at this year’s show, as well as a focus on the key seminars, debates and learning sessions that will take place over the three days.

  • King of the clean-up: Aebi Schmidt has launched a new truck-mounted sweeper. It is a first for Schmidt in the UK.

  • Renault gets a grip: Steve banner tests the new Renault X-Track range in Spain.

  • A very clear message: Torbay Council succesfully communicates recycling messages to its residents using vehicle graphics.

  • Combined forces: Bucher is merging its three municipal sweeper businesses, Bucher Municipal, Beam Sweepers and Johnston Sweepers, into one operating group.

  • Innovation with a customer-centric approach: Mick Hill’s recent promotion to the role of Geesinknorba’s UK business director reflects the company’s confidence in the UK market.

To read LAPV September 2016 click here or on the cover. To read it offline as a PDF click here.

What is coming up in LAPV December 2016 and how can you get involved?

Deadline: November 4, 2016

Special focus:

Trends and developments in waste collection equipment for 2017

Technical reports:

Highways and verge maintenance

Street cleansing operations

Construction equipment

Safety systems

Bin lifts and bin weighing systems


Tyre management

Streamlining fleet management operations – software focus

Vehicle test

To contribute editorially contact the editor Ann-Marie Knegt, 01935 374001.

To advertise contact the commercial manager Jason Pidgeon, 0207 973 6545.

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