Thursday 19 April 2018

Telogis and Fleetmatics brought together as Verizon Connect

Telecommunications group Verizon has announced that its telematics provider subsidiaries, including Fleetmatics and Telogis, have been brought together under the new, unified brand of Verizon Connect. The 6…

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Local policymaking ‘threatens to crash used truck market’

The UK truck market faces a potential perfect storm with a collapse in residual values for non-Euro 6 trucks predicted in 2020. That’s the warning from Martin Flach,…

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LPW Fleetcare updates pressure washing range

Cleaning equipment provider LPW Fleetcare has outlined details of its range of pressure washers, which has been updated for 2018. The jet washes give the option of static…

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ROBIS reduces non-starts

Battery maintenance and service specialist Rotronics has outlined the potential benefits for fleets and workshops of its recently-launched web-based ROBIS dashboard and reporting system, which collects battery and…

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Gas power blowing hot for Iveco

Iveco is staking its future in the UK on gas-powered vehicles, from vans to 40-tonne tractor units. Speaking to journalists at the manufacturer’s annual State of the Nation…

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Volvo and Renault to sell electric trucks from 2019

The Volvo Group truck manufacturers have announced that they will commence the sale of electric trucks in Europe next year. Both Volvo Trucks and Renault Trucks will bring…

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VLS welcomes Otto Lube as new member

VLS, the Verification of Lubricant Specifications, has announced that UK-based lubricants provider Otto Lube has become a new associate member. Otto Lube, whose parent company is GIL (Golden…

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DAF retains top spot in falling market

DAF Trucks celebrated its twenty-third year of truck market leadership in 2017, claiming just under 30 per cent of new truck registrations. At 13,301, it put almost twice…

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Transport trainers look to tackle terrorism

Transport industry training providers are launching programmes to help commercial vehicle operators and drivers counter the risk of their vehicles being deployed in terrorism, in the wake of…

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Safety in the spotlight

Lee Sadd, senior trainer at SAMS Ltd, assesses the current safety landscape of the HGV sector Despite the myriad ways in which health and safety has improved our…

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