Tuesday 25 February 2020

V-Tech adds value with Autocom diagnostics

Among the technologies available from workshop solutions provider V-Tech is its Autocom diagnostics offering. Autocom has been developing diagnostics hardware and software for commercial vehicles, trailers, buses and…

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HMT Group extends its horizons with Dennison Trailers

Transport, distribution and warehousing specialist HMT Group has ordered 10 new Extendable Trombone Platform trailers for delivery in early 2020, from longstanding supplier Dennison Trailers. With sites in…

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Fresh clean air plans to further restrict trucks

Councils in Bristol, Bath, Birmingham and Oxford have announced further details of restrictions to commercial vehicle access in their city centres, including in the latest set of local…

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Easy vehicle valeting with Kärcher handheld vacuum

Cleaning equipment specialist Kärcher has added a compact, cordless handheld vacuum cleaner to its range, said to offer a durable solution for fleet valeting applications. “Kärcher’s HV 1/1…

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CheckPro compliance suite upgraded with fresh features

Fleet software specialist Digital 2000 Ltd has expanded and updated its CheckPro compliance and workshop management solution with a variety of new features over recent months. Having been…

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Brief reprieve for hauliers as Brexit transition kicks in

While the UK has now officially left the European Union, the terms of the withdrawal agreement mean that little should change immediately for fleet operators, as the transition…

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Brake testing tops TCs’ agenda in 2019 report

England’s traffic commissioners (TCs) opened their annual report to the transport secretary by re-emphasising the importance of competent brake testing procedures for heavy vehicles. The message underlines that…

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Bridgestone prison partnership trains technicians of the future

Tyre manufacturer Bridgestone has partnered with HM Prison Featherstone to give prisoners an opportunity to pursue careers after their sentences have been served, by providing them with access…

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Bleak winter outlook for electric vehicles

Operators of battery and fuel cell powered heavy-duty electric vehicles may be disappointed to find that their range is substantially reduced in cold weather. An American study funded…

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Iveco rolls out Nikola mock-up

Iveco has unveiled a full-size mock-up of the battery-electric truck it is developing with Nikola. The actual production prototype will be displayed at the IAA Show in Hannover…

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