Ben Spencer


BYD unveils double-decker electric bus

BYD has pulled back the curtain on a new double-decker electric bus that utilises the company’s Blade Battery at the London Bus Museum.

Electric Vehicles

Harsh components complete Ray Bratram’s tractor

Harsh provided a tipping kit installation for Ray Bartram’s new ‘Purple Haze’ DAF XG530 tractor.

Tractor Units

CV Show 2024: Locks4vans showcases range

Locks4vans is showcasing two new products within its L4V Statement Lock range at the Commercial Vehicle (CV) Show 2024 in Birmingham.

Panel Vans

New electric winch for loading HGVs

Hoist & Winch supplied an electric-powered winch to a UK building products company that is allowing the safe loading of heavy goods vehicles (HGV).

Loading/Unloading Equipment

Bacton Transport receives Scania trucks

Haulage company Bacton Transport has received 11 new Scania Trucks that will be based out of its head office in Woolpit, Suffolk.

Truck Efficiency

CV Show preview 2024

New technology and seminars focusing on decarbonisation are among the key takeaways at this year’s Commercial Vehicle Show, 23-25 April. Ben Spencer picks out some other highlights in the halls

Fleet Management Systems

RVS workshop gets Maha equipment

Maha UK has completed the installation of equipment at a new workshop facility in Coventry that Rogers Vehicle Servicing (RVS) established, having outgrown its original site.

Brakes & Braking Systems

Prohire appoints new managing director

Prohire has promoted Jay Edwards to managing director, where he will shape the long-term strategy for both the commercial vehicle arm and the alternative fuels division ProGreen.


Farrall’s uses Totalkare workshop equipment

Logistics and transportation company Farrall’s Group has invested in its fleet maintenance capabilities by acquiring the Totalkare TK70 In-Ground Brake Tester and T8DC Mobile Column Lifts.

Lifting Equipment

A returning sponsor confirmed for IRTE skills challenge

Alexander Dennis has returned as a sponsor for the 2024 edition of the IRTE Bus and Coach Skills Challenge.


A new way for mobile refrigeration technicians

Mobile refrigeration technicians carry out essential repairs – and their work is finally being recognised with the launch of an apprenticeship. Ben Spencer learns more


Tod Technologies launches MV-Media Pod

Tod Technologies has launched a heavy goods vehicle (HGV) municipal digital media product that comes with a 24-12 volt electrical power drive train system.

Truck Efficiency