Amazon has announced 100 Mercedes-Benz e-Sprinter vans for its Irish delivery service. The electric vans are expected to be rolled out in the Greater Dublin Area in January or February next year. More vans are expected to be added for Ireland. This is part of Amazon’s 1,800 order of electric vans from Mercedes-Benz for its
TRP, which is represented in Ireland by TRP Ireland and supported by DAF, is to receive its own dedicated presence at the virtual Commercial Motor Show. Details of DAF Genuine Parts will be available on DAF Trucks’ main stand at the show. With TRP experts on-hand to describe the TRP brand, show-attendees will experience a
Bridgestone has partnered with EV start-up Volta Trucks, to supply tyres for its first launch vehicle, the Volta Zero, and the supply of tyres to the pilot vehicles that are due to start evaluation with fleet operators in early 2021.
Laser Tools has introduced into its HGV range this new adjustable wheel bearing lock nut tool (part number 7818). This is a heavy-duty, fully adjustable, wheel bearing lock nut tool specifically designed and sized for HGV use. The jaws of the clamp are easily adjustable to the required size then locked in place. Used for
MAN has handed over what it claims is the world’s first fully electrically powered armoured money transporter. The MAN eTGE electric van was delivered to the international security service provider Prosegur at the beginning of August. The electric van, which was converted into a money transporter by Stoof International, will be put through its paces
Pelican Bus and Coach has announced that its Yutong TCe12 zero emission electric coach has become the first ever coach to be certified as an Ultra Low Emission Bus (ULEB). This means that the TCe12 is now eligible to receive the 30 pence/kilometre Bus Service Operators grant (BSOG) Low Emission Vehicle (LEV) incentive payment in
Bus Éireann has announced that one-fifth of its secondary school buses will run at half capacity from the start of the new school year. The operator says it is reviewing all 2,100 post-primary routes to determine which solution can most quickly and appropriately deliver the 50 per cent capacity. Solutions will range from schedule changes