Asset Alliance enters traffic management vehicle hire market

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Commercial vehicle leasing business Asset Alliance has launched a new ‘Total Traffic Management’ division after acquiring more than 170 specialist vehicles leased to customers by Hull-based bodybuilder Martin Williams. The new division gives operators access to a modern fleet of predominantly 3.5, 7.5, 18 and 26-tonne vehicles featuring a mix of cone wells, sign racks, […]

Software to prove ‘game-changer’ for Anglian Water fleet

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Anglian Water is expected to see significant administration efficiencies across its fleet following implementation of software from Jaama. Set to be fully introduced by early spring 2018, the Key2 system will be used by the Huntingdon-based company for its fleet of 1,800 light commercial vehicles and 700 company cars, along with 100 HGVs, 3,000 items […]

Mercedes’ My Van Service offers flexible SMR booking

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Mercedes-Benz Vans has launched My Van Service, an online booking tool with five new options to offer efficient booking for service, maintenance or repair (SMR) work. Customers can see a choice of slots available with the dealer of their choice using a live booking facility, and SMS booking and confirmations is possible. Secure instant payment […]

DfT mulls changes to GVW limits for electric vans

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The Department for Transport is considering raising the weight threshold for light commercial vehicles from 3.5 tonne to 4.25 tonne to offset their heavier drivetrains, in turn making them more cost-effective to operate; electric vans have a GVW compromise, due to the weight of the batteries. A consultation is now under way, which would enable […]

New hardtop converts Hilux into mobile workshop

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Truckman has launched a new Utility hardtop that converts the latest-generation Hilux Double Cab and Extra Cab into a mobile workshop. It can support equipment with a static weight of up to 100kg. The new hardtop is aimed at field-based engineers undertaking off-highway activities in sectors such as gas, electricity, water, track side and telecommunications […]

Millbrook Healthcare adds 400th Peugeot van to fleet

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Millbrook Healthcare has taken delivery of 27 new Peugeot vans, marking the 400th Peugeot to join the company’s fleet. The newcomers are mostly Boxer 435 models, along with two Expert vans and a Luton-bodied Boxer. Supplied through Charters of Aldershot and converted by Motor on Services, the vans will be used for delivering and collecting […]