EVs & Hybrids
Crashes / Wrecks
Driver escapes fiery lorry crash with just minor injuries
The articulated lorry lost its steering and slammed into a concrete bridge.
01 January 2020
Check out the world's first all-electric fire engine
Some EV skeptics and naysayers might call this an "oxymoron."
24 December 2019
All-electric Nikola Tre HGV revealed
At least in Europe, Nikola starts with a battery-electric Tre model, which is expected to get a hydrogen fuel cell version later.
04 December 2019
UK's Prodrive to assist Volta's electric truck in development
Volta's futuristic electric truck is designed to improve pedestrian and cyclist safety.
04 November 2019
London launches 'world-leading' lorry safety scheme
Businesses are being urged to get their vehicles permits as soon as possible.
01 November 2019
Bristol confirms plans to ban diesels from city centre
A clean air zone for HGVs and buses is also on the cards.
31 October 2019
Hyundai reveals hydrogen-powered HGV concept
The company is also considering entering the U.S. commercial vehicle market.
29 October 2019
Hyundai teases hydrogen-powered HGV with refrigerated trailer
The concept's name originates from the Roman god of the seas.
22 October 2019
Freight industry warns of clean air zone 'limitations'
Haulage firms would rather see investment in electric vehicles and traffic calming.
27 September 2019
Councils want powers to fine lorries that block village streets
But the Road Haulage Association it's just a plot to raise more money.
04 September 2019
Renault issues F1 truck crash update
The Renault truck driver injured in a crash on the way to the Hungarian Grand Prix has been flown home to recover, as the team confirmed its preparations for the weekend have not been affected by the incident.
01 August 2019
London's new truck safety scheme 'will not achieve zero harm'
New scheme will mean trucks must meet minimum visibility criteria to drive in London.
30 July 2019
Renault F1 team truck involved in road accident in Hungary
A Renault Formula 1 team truck was involved in an accident in Hungary this morning on its way from Hockenheim to the next race in Budapest.
29 July 2019
Motorway signs could soon go multi-lingual to help foreign truckers
Signposts will 'speak' nine foreign languages.
15 July 2019
HGV speed limit increase may have improved safety, report suggests
Government report also suggests the change has saved businesses millions.
02 July 2019
HGV association calls for 'rethink' of clean air zones
The Road Haulage Association says the proposed schemes in Leeds and Birmingham target HGVs "disproportionately".
26 June 2019
Government considering ban on older tyres for large vehicles
Proposals suggest banning tyres more than nine years old from use on HGVs and buses.
24 June 2019
Public 'supportive' of London's new HGV safety rules, says TfL
But the Freight Transport Association says policymakers should concentrate on other areas of vehicle safety.
01 May 2019
Sales of diesel HGVs should be banned from 2040, report claims
The National Infrastructure Commission also said the UK could decarbonise road and rail freight by 2050.
22 April 2019
Alfa Romeo truck would beautify the commercial segment
Please make this a reality.
04 February 2019
Plans to remove dangerous HGVs from London's roads progress
The Direct Vision Standard, which will govern HGV blind spots, is set to arrive in 2020.
11 January 2019
Crashes / Wrecks
Watch FedEx truck damage badly-parked Porsche Cayenne
Which do you think was at fault?
04 November 2018
M6 Toll price increases criticised, could lead to HGV abandonment
One freight group says the move will increase pollution in Birmingham.
05 July 2018
Corporate / Financial
Nikola is suing Tesla over its electric truck
Sometimes the news writes itself.
04 May 2018
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