Tag Archives: Holland

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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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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HGV manufacturer takes part in platooning Challenge

Iveco joins four other HGV suppliers in a demonstration of the benefits of driving in close formation as part of the European truck platooning Challenge. This week sees the European Truck Platooning Challenge in action as platoons of heavy goods …

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Sweden and Holland take part in cross border platooning

A three Scania HGV convoy will take part in the first cross border platoon in close formation from Sweden to Rotterdam at the end of March. The Netherlands led European Truck Platooning Challenge will take place between 29th March and …

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Truck platoon to head for Rotterdam from Sweden

Three connected Volvo trucks driving in close formation will take part in the European Truck Platooning Challenge in a drive from Gothenburg to Rotterdam. Volvo is taking part in the European Truck Platooning Challenge, a programme initiated by the Dutch …

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Shortlist created for 2016 Intertraffic awards

Innovative products in road safety, traffic management and other categories selected as finalists for the Intertraffic Innovation Awards of 2016. Fifteen finalists have been chosen in five categories out of a total of 91 entrants to this year’s Intertraffic Innovation …

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Holland to evaluate cellular based ITS

A Dutch ministry is joining with Nokia HERE to evaluate using existing 3G and 4G networks for delivering real time cellular messaging to road users in the country. Together with the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment, HERE is …

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New driving licence prevents fraudulent driving on Dutch roads

Gemalto is supplying the Netherlands with high security electronic driving licences for additional security. In a move to make it easier for police to verify identity and prevent unqualified drivers from using the country’s roads, the Dutch driving licence and …

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Cloud based fleet tracking for the Netherlands

The Netherlands now has access to a software-as-a-service model of fleet management and GPS vehicle tracking. Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) fleet management company Fleetmatics has launched its service in the Netherlands, providing local fleet operators with a new model of managing fleets …

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Finland road safety study compares itself to other countries

The Finnish Transport Agency and VTT undertake road safety study to learn from other European countries to reduce accidents. Transport organisations in the Scandinavian country of Finland have concluded that both cultural and structural factors affect the safety of the …

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