Industry News

News relating to the road and traffic safety industry including news from government bodies, trade associations, charities and exhibition organisers

Conference to examine development of safer vehicles

The Safer Vehicles 2016 conference will take place in London in June to assess the role played in vehicle safety towards achieving road safety objectives. Organised by the Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (PACTS) in partnership with influential organisations …

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Automotive component supplier moves to MIRA Technology Park

The latest addition to the MIRA Technology Park to make use of the cluster facilities is lightweight component supplier The Autins Group. The Autins Group has taken out a lease on 3000 square feet (278 square metres) of premises at …

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Expansion plans enter next phase at technology park

The MIRA Technology Park has entered phase 2 of its growth ambitions with the start of construction of a multi-tenancy building for tier 1 automotive suppliers. Following hot on the heels of the Phase 1 development of the MIRA Technology …

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Automotive safety specialist joins with brake supplier

Autoliv finalises venture with Nissin Kogyo on the creation of Autoliv-Nissin Brake Systems for fulfilling the needs of the specialist automotive braking market. Autoliv has finalised its joint venture with Nissin Kogyo to form Autoliv-Nissin Brake Systems (ANBS). The joint …

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Appointment to drive growth in ITS business

Traffic Management company appoints Sales Director to focus on developing core products alongside Intelligent Transport Systems. Rennicks UK has appointed experienced sales and business development professional, Martin Rodgers to the position of Sales Director with a brief to develop the …

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WTCC opts for Volvo as race safety car

The Volvo V60 Polestar is this year’s safety car at race events organisated by the World Touring Car Championship. A high performance Volvo V60 Polestar will be used as the safety car at the World Touring Car Championship (WTCC) this …

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Road safety advice available at commercial vehicle show

The DVSA is attending CVS 2016 this April with presentations and expert advice available on a range of commercial vehicle operations and regulations. The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) will be at this year’s Commercial Vehicle Show from 26 …

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Mayoral candidates see freight manifesto

Freight Transport Association delivers Freight Manifesto to candidates for the position of mayor of London to illustrate the freight needs of the capital. Within its new manifesto, the Freight Transport Association (FTA) examines the freight movement requirements of London and …

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Safety equipment supplier gains industry award

General Motors has recognised the contribution of Autoliv with its 2015 Supplier of the Year award. Autoliv has received the General Motors 2015 Supplier of the Year award for its significant contributions to the company’s global product and performance achievements. …

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New chief executive for Russian car manufacturer

Lada manufacturer AvtoVAZ will be led by Renault Group MD, Nicolas Maure after a senior management change at the Russian car maker. Nicolas Maure, the current Managing Director for Renault Group operations in Romania and President and CEO of Automobile …

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