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  • Ticketer has bought Norwegian ticketing company FARA, which also has offices in Poland, Sweden, Finland and Denmark. The investment will increase the company’s product portfolio and strengthen its expansion into mainland Europe.

  • Innovation & Technology in Transport (ITT Hub) is enjoying a bumper crop of new stand signings in the last few weeks, ahead of next year’s event

  • All political parties should pledge to support the logistics sector on its journey to decarbonisation, according to the FTA. It has launched the industry's own election manifesto – Logistics for Britain – detailing 10 'policy asks' of the future government, including the development of alternatively-fuelled vehicles
  • At Solutrans 2019 (Lyon, France) the International Van of the Year (IVOTY) jury launched a White Paper booklet entitled ‘The Evolution of the Light Commercial Vehicle in the Urban Environment’.

  • A two-year UK research project to assess the viability of biomethane in heavy goods vehicles has saved over 1,400 tonnes of well-to-wheel CO2e emissions compared to diesel in a two-year trial
  • Thermo King has revealed new hybrid refrigeration systems designed to lower environmental impact and reduce operating costs of road transport.

  • First Bus is working with Yutong and Zenobe in an electric bus partnership, which in May 2020, will roll out nine new Yutong E10 10.8m electric single-deckers in Leeds

     

     

  • The introduction of high-powered electric vehicle chargers by Shell Recharge and BP Chargemaster across UK service stations means that Yutong electric coaches and buses can now be charged away from base

  • New battery is double the capacity of existing technologies and means double the vehicle range from the same size of battery pack. Significantly, Nikola has taken an unprecedented position to share the IP with all other OEMs, even competitors, which could see the technology in a range of vehicles and devices

  • Think Logistics has launched a series of compelling films to show young people the variety of career opportunities available across the sector through the voices of people like them

  • International transport firm DWP & Sons has become the first in the UK to use Schmitz Cargobull’s latest technology to its fleet, adding 17 new tri-axle reefers fitted with the manufacturer’s most efficient cooling unit.

  • With just six months to go until ITT Hub 2020 opens its doors next May, Mark Griffin, CEO of event organiser Binswood Media speaks with ITTHub.net to reflect on progress to date and to share his ambitions for the new event

  • Electric commercial vehicle technology pioneer, Tevva Motors Ltd, unveiled ELECTRIFY – its new Commercial EV Technology Fleet programme at the Freight in the City Expo - and it will be available to op ...
  • Morris Commercial has unveiled its all-new, all-electric Morris JE van. The 21st century re-imagining of the iconic Morris J-type van heralds a new electric future for the historic British brand.

  • For the first time, Volvo Buses shows the significant potential of autonomous buses in depot. The live demonstration of an autonomous bus at a bus depot, represents an important milestone in Volvo Buses’ autonomous journey.

  • Pioneering British astronaut Tim Peake CMG is to give an in-depth keynote speech at ITT Hub, at Farnborough on May 13/14 2020.

  • What's the future for low carbon Light Commercial Vehicles (LCVs) and last mile logistics? James Courtenay-Evans, Managing Director Transport, Lloyds Bank and Chris Chandler, Principal Consultant, Fle ...
  • Parcel delivery company DPD has taken delivery of the first 10 EAV P1 electric assist cargo bikes – the result of a partnership with Oxford-based manufacturer EAV. 
  • DPD is calling on vehicle manufacturers, energy providers, national and local Government to start working together to reduce emissions and congestion
  • Bristol City Council has proposed a £113.5m plan that would see it become the first city in the UK to take the bold step of introducing a ban for all diesel cars in the city centre by March 2021.