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Ford unveils new Transit Custom

Ford has unveiled its new Transit Custom, promising enhanced productivity when customer deliveries start early next year.

Mercedes to launch electric Vito van

Mercedes-Benz Vans plans to offer all its commercial van model lines with electric drive starting with the mid-size eVito in the second half of 2018. Further model ranges will follow, starting in 2019.

FTA in pre-budget fuel duty plea

The Freight Transport Association has called again for a cut in fuel duty citing “a dramatic increase in the number of road freight companies going bust”.

RHA names team for £1bn battle

The Road Haulage Association has appointed Addleshaw Goddard to work in collaboration with law firm Backhouse Jones and barristers from Exchange Chambers and Brick Court Chambers in its £1 billion claim against truck manufacturers found to be involved in a pricing cartel.

TfL proposes HGV safety standard permit scheme

Transport for London has proposed a new safety standard permit scheme for HGVs in London. The scheme, which is part of TfL’s aim for zero deaths on the capital’s roads by 2041, would require all HGVs over 12 tonnes to hold a safety permit to operate in London from 2020.

New HGV market fallen by 5.7pc

The new HGV market has declined by 5.7 per cent in the third quarter of 2017, with 10,597 units registered, according to SMMT figures.

Calor invests £3.5m in LNG

Calor is investing £3.5 million in infrastructure to improve the availability of liquefied natural gas for the commercial vehicle market.