Goodyear has began a strategic relationship with TuSimple, a global autonomous trucking technology company, to provide tyres and tyre management solutions to TuSimple’s Autonomous Freight Network (AFN).
Finol Oils tells us that it has added Total Rubia Optima 4400 XFE 5W-30 to its product portfolio. This fully synthetic, low-SAPS lubricant is specially developed for Volvo D13k5 Euro VI Step D Engines and is developed with fuel economy technology based on the latest API FA-4 specification.
The UK’s new heavy goods vehicle market overall declined slightly in the third quarter of 2020, down -1.6 per cent with 8,419 units registered, but there has been a slight increase in Northern Ireland.
DHL has taken to the road in the UK’s first purpose-built fully electric 16-tonne truck. The Volvo FL Electric 4×2 rigid is now part of DHL Supply Chain’s fleet in London, making last mile deliveries into the West End shopping district.
The UK government has invested over £16m to help Highways England roll out 93 brand-new gritters for use this winter, ensuring traffic can continue to move smoothly on Britain’s motorways and major A-roads.
Nottingham based gas refuelling infrastructure provider Roadgas heralds the findings published this week of a £20m UK government funded programme to trial, develop and demonstrate low emission vehicles in the road transport sector.