Monday 19th Aug 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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CV production drops 70pc in May

Commercial vehicle production was down 70 per cent to just 2,110 units in May, according to figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders.

Guide Dogs takes 40 specially adapted Peugeot vans

Guide Dogs is embarking on a programme to replace the vehicles it uses to transport its dogs with specially-adapted, multi-purpose Peugeot vans by 2022 and is to add 40 Peugeot Partner Crew Vans later this year.

More Volvos for Hawkins

Hawkins Logistics has put three new Volvo FH-500 tractor units into service to join a fleet of 45 vehicles.

Volvo to trial autonomous truck

Volvo is to trial “Vera” an autonomous vehicle to transport goods from a logistics centre to a Gothenburg port terminal, in a collaborative project with DFDS.

Government to ban 10-year tyres

The Department of Transport is consulting on legislation to make it illegal for buses, coaches, HGVs and minibuses to run with a tyre aged 10 years or over.

Yodel takes first electric truck

Yodel has taken delivery of its first electric 7.5 tonne – a Mitsubishi FUSO eCanter. It will initially be based at Yodel’s depot in Hayes, and used across London.

apetito picks Volvo for Portbury DC

apetito, the supplier of food to the health and social care sectors, apetito, has chosen six Volvo FH tractor units for its main distribution centre at Portbury, Bristol, as part of a three-year fleet replacement policy for trunking operations.