The programme for Future Fleet Forum (June 29, Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire) has now been announced. Gain 4 hours of CPD from the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport and come and see Keith Kerman, the Deputy Comissioner and first Chief Fleet Manager of the City of New York speak.Email the editor for your special discount code paying £89 instead of the full delegates rate of £175 at firstname.lastname@example.org
How does New York manage the USA’s biggest municipal fleet? What’s it like to be interviewed under caution by the HSE? What are the latest safety features and initiatives for UK fleets? There’s a huge amount learn and plenty of idea for everyone to take away at this year’s Future Fleet Forum.
A national trade association has launched new guidance for fuel station operators following a surge in demand for Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) and Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) vehicles across the haulage and fleet industries.
Truck manufacturer Man Truck & Bus has supplied four new 8x4 tippers to Southampton-based Inert Recycling through the Trucks To Go scheme.
450th FORS Practitioner accredited
The Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) has accredited its 450th Practitioner – Shaun Bromby, of Southampton-based Lambert Brothers Haulage.
Used LCV demand continues to grow
Values of used light commercial vehicles (LCVs) are continuing to rise despite increasing volumes of used LCVs coming to auction and record registrations of new LCVs says Alex Wright, managing director of Shoreham Vehicle Auctions.
IAAF adds to finance team
Tina Patel has been appointed as financial coordinator at Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF).
Lloyds Bank offers tooling finance support to automotive sector
Businesses in the automotive supply chain that need to invest in bespoke tools to complete contracts can now get specialist support from a new product launched by Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking.
Blaney Motor Company launches wheel loader concept vehicles
The Blaney Motor Company has launch two new wheel loader concept vehicles at Balmoral Show.
ePower Trucks appoints UK sales manager
ePower Trucks has appointed Jamie Jones as UK sales manager to support its new role as the UK dis-tributor for the Glutton all-electric street cleaning machine.
Essential Fleet Services launches fleet hire platform
A new online software platform aimed at short-term hire has been launched by Essential Fleet Services.
Blaby District Council switches to Michelin for longevity
Tests on a set of Michelin X Works tyres have prompted Blaby District Council, in Leicestershire, to switch to a Michelin tyre policy across its commercial vehicle fleet.
Biffa brings CCTV technology on board
Biffa Municipal has installed the latest CCTV hard disk recording technology and remote wi-fi download system to more than 50 refuse vehicles operating in Crawley, South Buckinghamshire and Epping Forest.
Iveco back with New Eurocargo sweepers
Iveco has re-entered the road sweeper market after a joint design and development project with Johnston Sweepers launched at the CV Show.
Greg Taylor appointed as commercial director by Essential Fleet Services
Greg Taylor has been appointed as new commercial director of Essential Fleet Services. He was formerly operations director with ALD Automotive and starts in June.
New wide area mowers from John Deere
A new range of John Deere front rotary mowers are now available in the UK & Ireland, after proving a success in other European countries.
Quattro Group takes 12 Volvo road sweepers
Twelve new left-hand drive Volvo FL road sweepers have been delivered to the Quattro Group whose fleet includes 80 road sweepers, 50 trucks and 400 construction machines.
Seven Shibaura slope mowers delivered to Northern Ireland
The Education Authority for Northern Ireland has taken delivery of a further seven Shibaura SG280 ride-on compact slope mowers.
Whale Tankers develop Biowhale
Whale Tankers shas developed the Biowhale to help food waste management in the UK.
Sentinel to show new auto-braking radar at Aviemore
Commercial vehicle safety specialists Sentinel Systems will be showing its newly updated auto-braking radar system at this year’s APSE seminar in Aviemore.
JCB upgrades Wastemaster range
JCB has added to its Wastemaster range with new versions of its 427 and 437 mid-range wheeled loaders.
S Walsh buys Mercedes Econic tipper
The first high-visibility ‘muckaway’ Mercedes-Benz Econic has entered service with contractor S Walsh & Sons.
Is that a driverless car or not?
Drivers are being sought to take part in a new study by the University of Southampton to understand people’s perceptions of driverless cars.
Welsh public sector appoints UK Fuels as fuel cards supplier
A contract worth around £4.8m in its first year to supply fuel cards to the Welsh public sector has been won by UK Fuels.
Bell Equipment to unveil new articulated dump truck at Hillhead
The latest addition to Bell Equipment’s range of articulated dump trucks – the ground-breaking B60E – will be on show at Hillhead.
Aldercote van-mounted boom to be unveiled at Scotplant 2016
A new van-mounted boom lift aimed at utilities contractors makes its UK debut at Scotplant.
Harrow council gets new revenue stream from MOT centre
Commercial fleet services company Fraikin has set up and opened a new MOT centre in partnership with Harrow Council that will generate extra revenue for the local authority.
Thomas Hardie Used Trucks introduces Volvo warranty schem
Cheshire-based Thomas Hardie Used Trucks has become the latest retailer to offer Volvo warranty system.
LAPV March 2016 has been published
In this latest issue of LAPV we are providing clarification for EU procurement legislation for suppliers and buyers of municipal fleet equipment. We also discuss how Johnston Sweepers is going through and global boost, and a new project has been launched that ‘nudges’ drivers into safer behaviour with the use of simple pictograms.
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