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Government unveils £200 million boost for zero-emission HGVs

The UK government has unveiled a £200 million project to launch the world's largest fleet of zero emission heavy goods vehicles (HGVs).

George Killoughery Ltd has 20 Scania XT tippers delivered

Mitcham–based George Killoughery Ltd has received its last two Scania XT tippers from an order for 20.

DAF LF Electric trucks hit the road in UK trial

There will be 20 DAF LF Electric vehicles entering service with a range of public bodies in what is one of the largest and most significant deployments of zero emission trucks in the UK to date. The trucks will see service with the National Health Service and local authorities as part of the Battery Electric Truck Trial (BETT) funded by Department for Transport (DfT). The trucks will be used for day-to-day operations and will gather real-time data. The results will be published on an interactive website to inform future fleet operator buying decisions and help stimulate the sale of battery electric trucks.  Sale of non-zero emission heavy goods vehicles banned from 2035 With the Government having set ambitious targets to end the sale of non-zero emission heavy goods vehicles from 2035...[Read More]

Hiab unveils plans to expand its service centres

Hiab has revealed that it will expand its network of Authorised Service Centres in the UK.

Suttons Tankers spends £15m on comfier Volvo FH Globetrotters

Suttons Tankers has revealed that they have spent £15m investment on its UK fleet as part of its commitment to improve driver working conditions.

Zenith acquires 100 new Schmitz Cargobull S.KO Pace Smart Semi-Trailers

Zenith Trailer Rentals has acquired 100 new Schmitz Cargobull's S.KO Pace Smart semi-trailers.

Government extends grants for plug-in vans and trucks

Plug-in van and truck grants have been extended as part of the Government's drive to decarbonise transport.

Sales of the new all-electric Mercedes eActros trucks begin

Sales of the new battery-electric Mercedes eActros have begun in the UK.

DAF Trucks dominate market with a 30% share

DAF Trucks has again topped the UK's HGV sector with a 30% market share for trucks above 6.0-tonnes GVW.

New HGV registrations rocket – led by construction boom

The UK's HGV market accelerates 12.9% in 2021 to defy supply challenge, says SMMT.

New checks will worsen border delays, say MPs

Planned new UK border checks will worsen traffic queues without Government action, MPs have warned.

Joseph Ash Galvanizing introduces Wheely-Safe technology

Joseph Ash Galvanizing will be using Wheely-Safe's intelligent TPMS across its entire commercial vehicle fleet.