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The Essential Fleet Sector includes: Public Sector Fleets, Housing Association fleets, Utility Fleets and Infrastructure fleets.

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Volta Trucks accelerates its ambitious Road-to-Zero Emissions strategy

Volta Trucks, the leading full-electric commercial vehicle manufacturer, has announced its Road-to-Zero Emissions strategy as it delivers on its vision of decarbonising the logistic...

Evolved Econic sets a new safety standard for Mercedes-Benz Trucks customer Moray Council

Moray Council played it safe in more ways than one when ordering its latest four refuse collection vehicles from Aberdeen-based Mercedes-Benz Dealer BLS Truck...

Dean Leonard joins Visiontrack as Technical Services Manager

VisionTrack has extended its engineering and technical services capabilities with the appointment of Dean Leonard. He joins the video telematics specialist as Technical Services...

Daimler Truck AG and Volvo Group fully committed to hydrogen-based fuel-cells – launch of new joint venture cellcentric

Two leaders of the commercial vehicle industry – Daimler Truck AG and Volvo Group – have officially outlined their pioneering roadmap for the new...

Isuzu cleans up with fleet deal for Dawsongroup Sweepers

As part of its latest fleet upgrade and expansion programme, Dawsongroup Sweepers has recently taken delivery of 10 new Isuzu 7.5 tonne RCV’s, with...

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A quarter of decision makers aren’t aware of EV incentives – here’s everything you need to know

New research has revealed that at least a quarter of fleet decision makers aren’t aware of the money-saving incentives available for adopting EVs. The survey...

Green motoring milestone with half-a-million ultra low emission vehicles now on UK roads

The UK is accelerating further towards a greener transport future, as stats released on the 5 May reveal that over half-a-million ultra low emission...

92,000 motorists at imminent risk of losing their licence

92,000 motorists are at risk of losing their driving licence with just one more motoring offence resulting in a ban, a Freedom of Information...

CV manufacturing up 16.9% in March, one year on from pandemic shuttering factories

UK commercial vehicle (CV) production increased by 16.9% in March, as 6,166 units left factory gates, according to the latest figures released today by...

New labelling for tyres seeks to highlight efficiency and performance

On 1 May 2021, motorists will benefit from the introduction of a new label and innovative system to help them understand how well tyres...

Measures to boost safety on ‘All Lane Running’ motorways accelerated

Every new ‘All Lane Running’ (ALR) motorway will open with technology in place to spot stopped or broken-down vehicles quickly, while all existing ALR...

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