Sat, 25 Jun 2022 13:55:24 +0000

And now for the next exciting episode from Ford as it opens the first electrified chapter in its legendary Supervan series with the global unveiling of the ultra-high-performance Ford Pro Electric SuperVan at the 2022 Goodwood Festival of Speed in the UK. The Ford Pro Electric SuperVan fully utilises the potential of electric performance and […] The post It’s Electrifying! 2,000 PS Ford Pro Electric SuperVan Packs a High-Voltage Punch appeared first on Fleet Transport.

Wed, 22 Jun 2022 20:24:40 +0000

Helsinki based Finnlines has announced the launch of a twice weekly freight ferry Ro-Ro service linking Rosslare with Zeebrugge with the first sailing scheduled to take place on 23 July. The 3,259 lane-metre Finnpulp vessel will be deployed on this service, adding almost 1,000 trailer slots to the network of services into and out of […] The post Finnlines to open Rosslare/Zeebrugge freight ferry route appeared first on Fleet Transport.

Wed, 22 Jun 2022 20:22:43 +0000

Energy and telematics experts are reaching out to fleet companies nationwide in an effort to get an additional 500 vehicles signed up for the next phase of a grant-aided Greener HGV programme designed to help them cut harmful emissions and save up to 10 percent on soaring fuel bills.  A 30% technology software and hardware […] The post 500 additional fleet vehicles sought for Government funded Greener HGV programme appeared first on Fleet Transport.

Wed, 22 Jun 2022 20:16:49 +0000

Last Monday, senior executives at ATC welcomed Minister Robert Troy and his delegation to their Operations Centre in Frankfurt as part of their European trade mission.  On Monday 13th of June, 2022, ATC Computer Transport & Logistics GmbH, supported by the Irish Government’s trade and innovation agency, Enterprise Ireland, welcomed Robert Troy TD, Minister for […] The post ATC welcomes Irish Trade Mission delegation in Frankfurt appeared first on Fleet Transport.

Wed, 22 Jun 2022 20:14:17 +0000

Production of the Opel Vivaro-e HYDROGEN and sister models within the Stellantis Group has commenced in Rüsselsheim, Germany. They are produced by the Opel Special Vehicles (OSV) unit. Opel and Stellantis benefit from more than 20 years of experience in the development of hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles. In addition, Opel has more than two […] The post Opel Vivaro-e HYDROGEN begins – “Made in Rüsselsheim” appeared first on Fleet Transport.

Wed, 22 Jun 2022 20:12:00 +0000

Thirty six years after the first all-electric Master prototype and 10 years after the first public sale of the all-electric Kangoo Z.E, with more than 75,000 units sold since, Renault has established itself as a world pioneer and European leader in electric vehicles. Renault is renewing its all-electric LCV range, starting with the All-new Kangoo […] The post All-New Renault Kangoo Van E-TECH – Now with a range of 300km appeared first on Fleet Transport.

Wed, 22 Jun 2022 20:09:39 +0000

*Industry first that sees retailer launch Electric powered trucks and Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil (HVO) heavy goods vehicles into logistics fleet Lidl Ireland has begun the rollout of the first Electric powered truck and Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil (HVO) Heavy Goods Vehicle (HGV) into the retailer’s logistics fleet. The pilot scheme will see the sustainably powered vehicles join […] The post Picture of the Week: Lidl Ireland – First food retailer to launch Electric & HVO powered trucks into Logistic Fleet appeared first on Fleet Transport.

Wed, 22 Jun 2022 10:06:44 +0000

The battery-electric eActros LongHaul long-distance truck will be Mercedes-Benz Trucks’ trade show highlight at this year’s IAA Transportation event in September in Hanover. The manufacturer announced the 40-tonne truck in 2020 and presents the “concept prototype” exactly two years later for the first time. The eActros LongHaul to be shown at IAA provides a preview […] The post Mercedes-Benz Trucks to unveil the eActros LongHaul electric truck appeared first on Fleet Transport.

Wed, 22 Jun 2022 09:59:20 +0000

Freight and shipping decision makers at the Multimodal 2022 seminar say pre-Covid just-in-time approach won’t return until shippers regain confidence in supply chain resilience The switch away from the just-in-time (JIT) supply chain model toward a more cautious local warehousing approach by shippers and end users is set to stay until confidence in the resilience […] The post Just-in-case supply chains ‘are here to stay’, according to Multimodal 2022 Speaker appeared first on Fleet Transport.

Wed, 22 Jun 2022 09:50:39 +0000

CLEAR International updates its forecasts for the European Truck Trailer Market Since the report in February the threat posed by covid-19 has declined but the war in Ukraine and the cost of energy plus general price inflation have replaced the virus as the principal threats to growth in trailer demand. Economic forecasts for countries in […] The post War & Price Inflation sets back the West European Trailer Market – CLEAR International appeared first on Fleet Transport.