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Branson backs 670mph freight system

Sir Richard Branson has joined the board of Hyperloop One, the company behind the world’s first hyperloop system that can move goods and people at up to 670 miles an hour.

Miebach’s UK expansion “especially useful” after Brexit

Scania appeals against €880m fine

Scania is to appeal against the €880 million fine imposed by the European Union saying it “strongly contests all the findings and allegations” of participation in a commercial vehicle cartel.

UK needs road collision investigation unit, says TRL

TRL has called for on the government to create a specialist road collision investigation unit in response to figures showing and eight per cent increase in people killed or seriously injured in road accidents between 2015 and 2016.

CV production up 17.6pc

Commercial vehicle production was up 17.6 per cent to 3,744 units in August driven by overseas demand, according to the Society of Motor Manufactures and Traders.

LNG is best alternative to diesel, says Volvo

Liquefied natural gas is the best available climate alternative on the market for heavy regional and long-haul transport operations, according to Volvo Trucks, which is now intensifying its development of gas-powered trucks for such operations.

Longer trailers should be permanent, says FTA

The ten-year trial of longer semi-trailers has proved so successful that they should become permanent, the Freight Transport Association has said in response to the latest trial report from the Department for Transport.