Thursday 18th Jan 2018 - Logistics Manager

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Toyota to launch scalable autonomous vehicles

Toyota has revealed plans to produce a scalable and customisable autonomous electric ‘e-Palette Concept Vehicle’; designed for transporting people and goods alike. Amazon, DiDi, Mazda, Pizza Hut and Uber, are all launch partners for the company’s new mobility service business alliance – they will collaborate on vehicle planning, application concepts and vehicle verification activities.

UK van market declines

UK van registrations dropped by 3.1 per cent in 2017, according to figures by the SMMT. The overall light commercial vehicle market fell by 3.6 per cent to 362,149 – the first time it has declined since 2012.

CV production falls again

The manufacturing of commercial vehicles fell by 34.6 per cent to 6,312 units in November 2017, according to figures by the SMMT. It was the ninth month of decline for UK commercial vehicle production in 2017.

Tilbury seeks consent for new terminal

The Port of Tilbury has applied for a development consent order for Tilbury 2, a new terminal on a 152 acre site next to the existing port.

Electric CVs could save £14bn a year

Businesses could save £14 billion a year if all the vans and trucks in the UK were electric, according to a report by Hitachi Capital UK.

Transports of delight

Transport his a highly competitive business and it is no surprise that logistics operations have always looked to transport management technologies to save money and operate more competitively.