New Mellor Coachcraft model to get global launch at the Commercial Vehicle Show in April Mellor Coachcraft is to launch the world’s first fully low-floor electric minibus, the Orion E, at this year’s CV Show.
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With the latest generation of the MAN TipMatic® Fleet and the SmartShifting strategy, the MAN TGX reaches its destination even more quickly and efficiently. The complete design upgrade of the exterior and interior creates a clear visual contrast between workspace and living area. For the perfect sound on board, the MAN Media Truck (MMT) Advanced […]
The MAN Lion’s Coach brings all of its passengers safely, comfortably and stylishly into foreign countries and distant cities. For travel with total freedom, the coach provides ultimate comfort, maximum safety and an exemplary environmental balance. Additionally, its powerful engines and dynamic vehicle handling allow it to deliver a very convincing performance. But the MAN […]
Established over a century ago, the Plaxton name has become a staple of the passenger transport industry in Britain and beyond. It is estimated that there are more than 20,000 of our buses and coaches currently in service around the world, testimony to the engineering which goes into every one of our products.
The vehicle manufacturer Mercedes-Daimler is already planning to produce a first small series of the urban electric truck Urban eTruck this year and to make it available to customers. Daimler had presented the vehicle, which is to reach reach distances of 200 kilometers in the distribution network, in September at the IAA Commercial Vehicles.
UK, Transport operator should have classed drivers as employed and paid tax, says the tribunal A transport operator has lost its legal challenge against HMRC’s finding that its drivers should be classed as employed, rather than self-employed. With implications for all Passenger transport operators,
Nuremberg specialists from the traffic police carried out a check on HGV on Monday morning (13.02.2017). They discover a serious tachograph manipulation.
European legislation prohibits truck drivers from spending the reduced or regular weekly rest periods in their vehicles. This conclusion was reached by Evgeni Tanchev, the Attorney General of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) in Luxembourg.
As of 1 February 2017, the entire city centre of Antwerp and part of Linkeroever will became a Low Emission Zone (LEZ). The most polluting cars will no longer be welcome in the city as of this date. In 2020 and 2025, the LEZ requirements will become more stringent, to ensure that air in the […]
The owners of an Italian transport company forced their drivers to ignore the EU driver hour regulation. Otherwise, the drivers are dismissed.
Nine western European countries have called for the introduction of fairer social rules to govern road transport before the sector is opened up to greater liberalisation. This is meant as a warning to Brussels, which is preparing a new set of rules for May. EurActiv France reports.
Travel at its very best. With the HDH models from the TopClass, the trip itself promises to be an impressive travel experience. They raise comfort in a touring coach to an all-new level. Their luxurious amenities give the passengers a truly exceptional and very exclusive travel feeling.
With over 12,000 vehicles on the road, the Tourismo is one of Europe’s most successful touring coaches. The latest generation of this high-comfort all-rounder offers you a host of new features and improvements and will quickly become an indispensable part of your fleet. Now’s the time to get on board.
Companies from the bus and tourism sector have been honoured with the ‘International busplaner Sustainability Prize 2017’ (IBNP) in recognition of outstanding achievement in the area of sustainability.
In January 2017 the first VDL Futura FDD2 for Austria was delivered to Wetterstein Reisen, one of the largest bus companies in the western part of the country. Wetterstein Reisen are known for their ultimate attention to safety and maximum passenger comfort. The delivered VDL Futura FDD2 impresses with its luxurious interior and ample seating, with […]
It’s always good to concentrate on what you do best. At Gencat we monitor telematics systems for some of Irelands leading transport operators, leaving them more time to do, what they do best. Just some of the Telematic Systems we monitor … Bluetree, Fleetboard, Fleetmatics, Microlise, Mobil-i, NIBC, TomTom.
It is the next step for the parcel and express service provider to become the road haulage contractor: US integrator and express operator UPS is set to expand its footprint in the UK-Europe trucking business with the purchase of UK haulage service provider Freightex. The background of the just announced deal.
Total new commercial vehicles registered in the EU In 2016, the EU market showed consistent growth (+11.6%) and rose for the fourth year in a row, reaching 2,324,371 million commercial vehicles registered. Throughout the year, the five big markets performed better than in 2015. Italy (+49.9%) showed the most significant increase, followed by Spain (+11.3%), […]
London mayor Sadiq Khan has launched a consultation on proposals that could result in bans for HGVs that do not provide drivers with adequate visibility of pedestrians and cyclists near the vehicle.
The cost of sitting in traffic is more than just time. It’s also hopelessly inefficient, pumping thousands of tons of CO2 into the air while drivers just sit there, engine idling and blood boiling. Ford has teamed up with the City of London to cut pollution caused by commercial vehicles in traffic, with a fleet […]