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News
10/02/2016

Fuel duty rise would be “economically irresponsible”: FTA

It would be “economically irresponsible”, if the Chancellor were to increase fuel duty in the March Budget, insists the FTA (Freight Transport Association).

The FTA is responding to the IFS (Institute for Fiscal Studies) annual Green Budget Report, published on Monday (8 February 2016), which suggests that a continued fuel duty freeze would ...
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10/02/2016

Countrystyle picks Arocs

Recyling and waste management operator Countrystyle has added seven ...
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10/02/2016

Bus firm renews with Michelin

Bus operator Blackpool Transport has renewed its tyre management programme ...
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10/02/2016

Escalating tyre costs

Fleet managers’ interest in proactive tyre management programmes is ...
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10/02/2016

Prohire taps into r2c

Commercial vehicle fleet management specialist Prohire is reporting ...
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09/02/2016

ALE goes for world’s largest

ALE has taken delivery of 240 axle lines of the latest generation ...
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09/02/2016

Sweet spot for Cool Track

Artisan desserts manufacturer CDT Sidoli’s latest fleet of 13.4 metre ...
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09/02/2016

FTA compliance award: Culina

Food and drink logistics operator Culina has won the FTA (Freight ...
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09/02/2016

Colossal opportunity for UK

A move to low and zero-emission vehicles as “a colossal opportunity for ...
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Features
04/02/2016

Change is one of the few certainties left

We’re just a few short weeks into 2016, yet the CV Show (26–28 April, NEC) marketing machine appears to be in top gear, with visitor registration already live on the website. Early, maybe. But, with the pace of change – technical, legislative and market driven – this premier event can’t come a moment too soon.

Analysis of the SMMT’s (Society of ...
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04/02/2016

Mission zero

Technologies capable of slashing road transport’s environmental impact may be just around the corner. Brian Tinham talks to a Cambridge-based engineering innovation firm to assess opportunities
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04/02/2016

Reach for the sky

Selecting cranes and loaders for vehicle mounting may not be rocket science, but there’s more to it than meets the eye. Brian Tinham looks at the issues and recent developments
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04/02/2016

Ringing the changes

One month into 2016, it’s time to reflect on CV trends, the lessons of history – and trucks likely to deliver our requirements in the future. Brian Tinham reports from Iveco’s ‘State of the Nation’
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