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Highways England funds electric vehicle tri...

Jun 21, 2021No Comments

Businesses are being given the opportunity to operate an electric vehicle (EV) for free for two months. The scheme, funded by Highways England, was first

Electric Trucks

Behind the Wheel: An electrifying partnersh...

Jun 18, 2021No Comments

Discover what happens when two of the world’s most innovative companies join forces to tackle a major challenge together. The ultimate goal of the partnership

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Hermes launches early stage trials of self-...

Jun 18, 2021No Comments

Hermes, a major consumer delivery specialist, has become the first customer to take part in an early-stage trial with Ford, Europe’s market leader in commercial


New PHEVs to help Highways England cut emis...

Jun 17, 2021No Comments

Highways England is super-charging its drive to cut carbon emissions with 72 state-of-the-art Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEVs) joining its traffic officer rapid response fleet.

HGV driver qualifications

Keep tabs on HGV driver qualifications

Jun 17, 2021No Comments

With almost one in ten logistics businesses (9.8%) reporting HGV driver recruitment struggles1, Venson Automotive Solutions is urging companies operating vehicles over 3,500kg GVW  to

electric vans

What is the future for electric vans?

Jun 17, 2021No Comments

A record year for EVs. A record year for home deliveries. What comes next? Ideally, the electric van boom. Up until recently, electric LCVs (e-LCVs)

driver shortage

Overcoming driver shortages by improving de...

Jun 17, 2021No Comments

The UK’s HGV driver shortage is becoming increasingly concerning, with the ‘perfect storm’ of Brexit, Covid-19 and growing demands exacerbating the problem. There are numerous


Motorpoint completes largest-ever commercia...

Jun 16, 2021No Comments

Motorpoint has completed its largest-ever commercial vehicle fleet sale. The UK’s largest independent car retailer recently organised delivery of 40 Ford Transit Customs to the

Tired Drivers

Study reveals that four million drivers hav...

Jun 16, 2021No Comments

Four million drivers have momentarily fallen asleep behind the wheel, revealed in a shocking new report by IAM RoadSmart, the UK’s largest independent road safety


Masternaut launches MoveElectric to aid tra...

Jun 15, 2021No Comments

Leading fleet management services and solutions supplier Masternaut, a Michelin Group Company, has today announced the launch of its new MoveElectric solution — to support

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