Tag Archives: HGV

Rugged camera range for mounting on vehicles

Security, blind spot elimination and evidence can be achieved with a new range of vehicle surveillance cameras released by Panasonic. Panasonic has launched two new IP surveillance cameras for use on trains, buses and goods vehicles to provide load and …

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Web based licence checking facility available

The FTA has integrated commercial vehicle licence checking into its web-based compliance and driver hours management tool, Visionfta. The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has launched a new update to its Visionfta compliance software so operators can keep a day-to-day check …

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Clean air zones not the complete answer to pollution

The FTA has spoken out against inflexibility of Government proposed Clean Air Zones to combat city pollution problems. The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has spoken in support of a report into air quality and transport that claims Government’s plans for …

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Commercial vehicle safety systems on show at APSE seminar

Sentinel Systems is attending a municipal fleet seminar in Scotland with talks and demonstrations of its commercial vehicle safety technology. Supplier of auto-braking and camera systems for the municipal fleet and commercial vehicle market, Sentinel Systems, is attending the APSE …

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HGV technology supplier acquires aerodynamic specialist

WABCO acquisition of Laydon Composites brings commercial vehicle aerodynamic product coverage into global Heavy Goods Vehicle markets. WABCO has acquired Laydon Composites (LCL), a manufacturer of aerodynamic devices for heavy-duty trucks and trailers. LCL generated revenues of approximately CAD$25 million …

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Fleet management market expanding in Russia

Market research report examines the future of fleet management within Russia and the CIS countries to the end of the decade. A new report from Research and Markets predicts that deployments of fleet management systems in Eastern Europe, Russia and …

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Volvo truck platoon meets with positive reaction

Three Volvo trucks travelling in platoon formation arrived in Rotterdam to positive reactions from decision makers and the general public alike. The platoon of three heavy goods vehicles from Volvo, which travelled from Gothenburg to Rotterdam last week as part …

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Bus tyre designed to combat slush build-up

Nokian has received an industry press award for its heavy duty tyre with special features for city buses to help prevent the build-up of slush and snow. The new “Nokian Hakka Truck Drive” all-season tyre for buses by Nokian Heavy …

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Telematics improves operations for Dutch haulier

Beekman Transport has equipped its European fleet of commercial vehicles with telematics systems for monitoring and fleet manangement. Having explored options for improving its operational processes, Dutch logistics company, Beekman Transport, has now installed a Transics telematics system on all …

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Gothenburg showcases innovative electric buses

Volvo recognises employees involved in development of Gothenburg electric bus power trains with innovative charging and energy management systems. Volvo has presented its 2016 Volvo Technology Award to a group of employees responsible for electric power trains on buses. Led …

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