Author Archives: Fred James

CitySprint fleet to expand with hydrogen van being trialled

CitySprint is trialling a hydrogen van as part of its wider ambition to create a completely emission-free fleet in London by 2020. The UK’s leading same day delivery service provider is marking the first use of hydrogen vehicles for courier services in the UK. The new hydrogen van has been developed in partnership with Renault and will be trialled on ... Read More »

New LCV market falls for first time in five years, says SMMT

LCV

According to figures recently released by Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders(SMMT), the new Light Commercial Vehicle(LCV) market witnessed a decline in 2017 with a 3.6% fall over 2016. The figures showed that although there was a decline of 3.6%, that 362,149 new vans and pick-ups were registered highlighting the fact it was still an excellent year for LCV manufacturers. ... Read More »

Koller Engineering hold ISO 9001 certification for two decades

Koller Engineering

Koller Engineering has announced its recent achievement in obtaining ISO 9001:2015, which the company has held consistently for 20 years. Koller Engineering are specialists in the design and manufacture of wheelchair accessible vehicle products, including: Wheelchair Restraints and Wheelchair Occupant Restraints Removable Minibus Type Seat Fixings Floor Rails Lightweight, Portable Ramps Associated Products The ISO 9001:2015 certification promotes the development of continual improvement, ... Read More »

Thousands of drivers caught at least twice for using mobile phone

mobile phone

The RAC revealed figures provided by the DVLA that show more than 6,000 motorists have at least two endorsements on their license for driving while being distracted. This includes the use of mobile phones, of which the actual figure of drivers using their phone out-of-habit is reckoned to be much higher. The DVLA figures come in the wake of RAC research from 2017 ... Read More »

Government launch consultation on which roads to include in Major Road Network

Major Road Network

Key ‘A’ roads across the country could benefit from up to £100 million each of funding as government releases consultation on the Major Road Network (MRN) today (23 December 2017). The MRN consultation proposes that 5,000 miles of ‘A’ road – that’s over 20 times the length of the UK’s longest motorway – are brought into scope for new funding ... Read More »