Trial Of Collision Reducing Technology Hailed A Success

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The trial of the latest in potentially life-saving 360° camera technology has been hailed a success by its innovators Brigade and Continental. For three months the Brigade Backeye360 Elite system with the powerful ASL360, pioneered by Continental, at its core, has been put through its paces. Although systems that offer a surround view in a […]

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Caddy Scoops Small Van Of The Year Title

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The Volkswagen Caddy has scooped the Small Van of the Year honour at the ACFO awards. Voted for exclusively by ACFO members, the highly-respected awards reflect the day-to-day operational experience and expertise of fleet decision-makers. Commenting on the awards, Chris Black, Head of Fleet, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, said: “We’re delighted to win this award, especially […]

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Extensive Fuel Trials Win Over Tuffnells

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Following detailed fuel trials in which a Scania Euro 6 truck out-performed four rivals and delivered almost 0.35 litre/100 km better fuel consumption than comparable Euro 5 models, UK national parcels collection and delivery specialist Tuffnells Parcels Express has selected a total of 64 Scania vehicles for its 2014/2015 fleet replacement programme. Being delivered by […]

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Volvo Launch Lightweight FL

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The Volvo FL, Volvo Trucks specialist in city distribution, has become even more productive after the compact 5-litre engine for Euro 6 has been added to the 14- and 16-tonne variants, which releases up to 200kgs extra payload. In addition, Volvo Trucks’ fleet management system, Dynafleet, can now be ordered directly from the factory. “We […]

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Discounts On Genuine Isuzu Parts

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Isuzu Trucks has revealed details of its latest campaign to promote genuine Isuzu parts that are available exclusively to members of the Isuzu Genuine Parts Club. The campaign covers an extensive range of genuine Isuzu parts and accessories including Isuzu approved floor mats and seat covers, Clarion radios, Clarion Sat Nav and Silent Night reversing […]

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Volkswagen Aims To Minimise Winter Downtime

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Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has launched a new, free initiative to help drivers stay safe, warm and mobile when the weather takes a turn for the worse this winter. The 29-point Express Visual Check (EVC) aims to ensure vehicles withstand the rigours of the colder weather and help to prevent any serious problems occurring. This includes […]

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Citroen Improves Berlingo Fuel Efficiency

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From November production, Citroen has further improved the fuel efficiency and reduced the CO2 emissions of the Berlingo. Berlingo X, LX and Enterprise models equipped with the HDi 75 diesel engine and the Berlingo LX e-HDi 90 manual micro-hybrid van will all benefit from the changes. The changes have seen the HDi 75 powered Berlingo […]

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Lowden Appointed Managing Director Of Iveco Ltd

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Bob Lowden is returning to the UK in a new role as Managing Director of Iveco Ltd – after three years heading up the company’s operations in South Africa. During this time Iveco sales trebled and market share doubled in the overseas market. Lowden has significant experience both of the UK market and within Iveco, […]

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Truck Market Growth For The First Time In 2014

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Commercial vehicle demand grew 27% in October, to 35,027 units, driving the market up 14.1%. Truck registrations saw a sharp upturn of 65.7% to 8,457 units. This was the first month of growth for the market in 2014. YTD levels remained down 9.2%. The van market continued its strong performance this year. October’s figures were […]

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Mercedes-Benz Advertising Earns Five Awards

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Advertising featuring the new Mercedes V-Class and Sprinter have picked up five awards. The web specials on the new V-Class and Sprinter won a Red Dot Communication Design Award. The “Large as Life” web campaign for the new V-Class and the “Pioneer at Work” microsite about the new Sprinter picked up silver at the Annual […]

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