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FedEx electric vans for Belgium

FedEx is to introduce all-electric Nissan e-NV200 vehicles for pickups and deliveries in the areas of Ghent, Brussels and Antwerp.

HGV registrations increase by 5.3 per cent

Registrations of new HGVs rose by 5.3 per cent to 46,231 in 2016, according to new research by the SMMT. Demand for rigid vehicles had increase by 17 per cent in comparison to the previous year.

Waitrose launches biofuel truck fleet

Waitrose has launched a commercial vehicle fleet powered by compressed natural gas biomethane. The ten trucks, built by Scania, are supplied with the renewable fuel by CNG Fuels.

Suttons invests £17m in 200-strong fleet

Suttons Group is to invest £17 million in a 200-strong fleet of the new Euro-6C six by two tractor units over the next two years. The new fleet includes vehicles from both Volvo and MAN for the company’s UK road tanker business.

DfT extends longer trailer trial

The government is increasing the number of longer semi-trailers in its long term trial by an additional 1,000 and to extend the trial by five years.

DfT unveils £20m low-emission truck winners

The drive for cleaner delivery vehicles is accelerating with the government investing £20 million in twenty companies for trials of electric and hydrogen commercial vehicles.

Drivers lack first aid skills

Many LGV drivers may be lacking crucial first aid and road traffic incident management skills, according to the RTITB.