• RHA warning on cargo theft as truckstop funding announced

    Published On: Thursday 28 March 2024

    Efforts to improve truckstop provision in England took a further step forward last month with the announce­ment of a £16.5 million joint government and indus­try investment – but the funding […]

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  • Government action urged as imports deadline approaches

    Published On: Wednesday 27 March 2024

    Trade group Logistics UK has called for the government to prevent a “supply chain breakdown” by clarifying border arrangements prior to the introduction of physical checks on EU imports next […]

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  • Further funding for zero-emission buses

    Published On: Tuesday 26 March 2024

    The latest tranche of government funding for zero-emission buses was announced in March, with £143 million allocated to 25 local transport areas across England. As a result of the investment, […]

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  • Repowered RCV trials in Hampshire

    Published On: Thursday 21 March 2024

    Three local authorities in Hamp­shire have introduced bat­tery-electric repowered refuse collection vehicles into their fleets. The initial pilot programme sees two Dennis Eagle RCVs ret­rofitted with battery-electric pow­ertrains by converter […]

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  • Iveco plans new heavy truck partnerships

    Published On: Thursday 21 March 2024

    Manufacturer Iveco, now independent of the Case New Holland group, has announced strategic alliances with Hyundai and Ford Otosan, and disposal of its Magirus fire-fighting equipment division. It unveiled its […]

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  • Industry reacts to spring budget announcements

    Published On: Monday 18 March 2024

    Transport sector trade associations and commenta­tors welcomed key measures from chancellor Jeremy Hunt’s spring budget this month, including a contin­ued freeze on fuel duty, while also identifying areas in which […]

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  • Volvo delivers on Lenham’s electric initiative

    Published On: Saturday 16 March 2024

    Lenham Storage, the South-East based grocery and FMCG specialist, has put two new battery-electric tractor units into its distribution fleet. The Volvo FM Electrics are the first zero tailpipe emissions […]

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  • The end for paper vehicle test pass certificates

    Published On: Friday 15 March 2024

    The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) is to stop issuing printed MOT test pass certificates for HGVs and PSVs from 29 April. Instead, annual test pass certificates will be […]

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  • bp pulse electrifies Ashford Truckstop

    Published On: Friday 15 March 2024

    Kent’s Ashford International Truck­stop, one of the largest truckstops in Europe, has been acquired by bp pulse: the oil giant’s electric ve­hicle charging arm. bp pulse says the purchase is […]

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