Available in print and digitally, LAPV is the public sector fleet management industry's leading publication and is filled with news, opinions and features on issues for fleet & plant managers in public and private contracting organisations.

So what can you read in this issue?


The latest news on the industry, contracts won, and new product developments.

Clifford Comments

Phil Clifford is calling on the industry to establish a system of mentoring to preserve vitals skills and experience for future generations.

Future Fleet Forum report

Day two of Future Fleet Forum 2019 was characterised by a lively discussion on issues such as road safety, skills, and the maintenance challenges of emerging technologies.

40 years in business

A sweeper manufacturer has celebrated 40 years of operation in the UK with a party for customers and suppliers at Silverstone.

Multi-purpose machine

LAPV reports on the launch of a new compact articulated sweeper, ideal for all-year-round use in a variety of different applications.

Reducing carbon footprints

The first all-electric sweepers are hitting the UK's streets as local authorities continue their drive to become carbon neutral.

Contract hire focus

LAPV talks to the leading companies providing vehicle hire and long and short-term rental solutions for local government operations.

Flexible rental framework

A new commercial agreement has been delivered offering fleet operators access to convenient and cost-effective flexible rental solutions.

An Econic fleet boost

An integrated waste management and recycling business has added 43 new trucks to its fleet.

Vauxhall Combo test

It has been two years since PSA, the parent company of Peugeot and Citroen, revealed that it was purchasing Vauxhall from General Motors. The impact on Vauxhall's light commercial range has been far-reaching.

Clean-line RCV design

A new RCV going into service all over the country this summer is offering fleet operators improved efficiency and a reduced environmental footprint.

Smart weighing solutions

A weighing company has launched a new smart data solution that gives fleet operators live remote access to transactional weight data.

Specialist transmissions

LAPV considers the pros and cons of fully automatic versus automated manual transmissions and why whole-life costs, vehicle application, and ease of use should be the key considerations.

Maintenance and lifts

Why tailored maintenance packages help to keep vehicle lifts running smoothly year after year.

Reducing safety stress

Improving anti-collision safety practices can help to reduce work-related stress for plant and vehicle operators.

To read LAPV Summer 2019, click here or on the cover.

Do not hesitate to get in touch with article suggestions for LAPV Autumn 2019.

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For by-lined articles, please send a headshot (high res) and a small bio (150 words).
Every editorial is published on its merit for the readers and at the discretion of the editor.
Ann-Marie Knegt, the editor, be contacted on am.knegt@hgluk.com, 0044 (0) 1935 374001.