The Wilker way
The Wilker Group is synonymous with the supply of frontline ambulances, specialist vehicle conversions and rapid response vehicles not only to the Irish and UK markets but as far away as Abu Dhabi, Trinidad & Tobago and the Falkland Islands. Sales director Greg Kerrigan explains more.
EVM proud to be Irish
Despite its success in the UK and further afield, EVM remains an Irish company at heart with every vehicle it sells being built in Kilbeggan, Co. Westmeath.
Accessibility the key for Nu-Track
Over the past 25 years, Nu-Track Ltd. has forged a stellar reputation as a market-leading designer and manufacturer of a range of specialist passenger vehicles including wheelchair-accessible coachbuilt buses, minibus conversions, school buses and courtesy coaches.
One of Irelands premier coach/commercial vehicle repair, servicing and bodywork centres
With state-of-the-art depots in Readypenny, Dundalk and Airport Business Park, Dublin, Louth Commercials specialises in the servicing, repair and maintenance of coaches, buses and commercial vehicles.
Zero Emission Canter E-CELL enters customer trials
Mitsubishis all-electric Zero Emission Canter E-CELL is set to start customer trials in Portugal.
Almost five million sales in six months
Volkswagen Groups worldwide vehicle deliveries reached almost five million in the first half of 2014.
ZFs Innovation Truck offers a glimpse of the future
The ZF Innovation Truck - with a length of over 25 metres - can be easily manoeuvred into its packing space via remote control.
DAF Vlaanderen manufactures one millionth cab
At DAF Vlaanderen in Oevel (Belgium), the 1,000,000th cab left the production line on Friday, July 4th, 2014.
FUSO starts shipment of new trucks to Indonesia
Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC), one of Asia’s leading commercial vehicle manufacturers, has started shipment of its strategic truck to Indonesia, to be launched there later this year.
Nissan improves its ranking as a Global Green Brand
Nissan has improved its ranking in Interbrand’s annual Best Global Green Brands Report, moving up to fourth overall from its fifth-place showing in 2013.
Mitsubishi launches Fuso Super Great V
Heralded as the ultimate solution for fuel efficiency in the market, the Mitsubishi Fuso Super Great V has been showcased in Kawasaki.
Strong growth in Western Europe for Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles
Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has increased its sales of Amarok, Caddy, T5 and Crafter models in Western Europe by 6.2% during the first five months of the year.
MAN one of Germany´s most valuable brands
Interbrand has listed Munich-based commercial vehicle and engineering giant MAN as one of the most valuable brands in Germany.
Jaguar Land Rover Special Operations launched
Jaguar Land Rover Special Operations will focus on designing and engineering high specification vehicles, bespoke commissions, heritage products and branded goods.
Nissan’s first all-electric commercial vehicle
Nissan’s first all-electric, zero-emissions commercial vehicle - the e-NV200 - will go on sale in Japan in October.
Volkswagen raises €2bn to help fund its Scania takeover
Volkswagen, Europe’s biggest car manufacturer, has sold €2bn in preferred stock to fund the takeover of Swedish truck maker Scania.
Sweden and Norway opt for Rheinmetall MAN trucks
The Swedish military has followed Norway’s lead in signing a joint procurement deal for Rheinmetall MAN military trucks from Germany.
Euro zone expansion eases in May / ECB to react?
A drop in the manufacturing PMI has fuelled expectations of the European Central Bank easing policy next week.
Opel / GM fuel cell fleet passes three-million mile mark
General Motors’ fleet of fuel cell vehicles recently clocked up over three million miles (4.8 million km) of hydrogen-powered, real world driving.
More awards for Volvo Trucks ads
The Live Test campaign for Volvo Trucks’ new truck range has received a ‘Black Pencil’ and three ‘Yellow Pencil’ awards at the coveted D&AD Awards.
Scania supplies vehicles and services to Finland’s Defence Forces
The Finnish Defence Forces have signed an agreement with Scania’s subsidiary Scania Suomi Oy to buy a total of 184 trucks and tractor units, to be delivered through to 2017.
Volvo Group planning ’electric roads’ for buses
Volvo Group could soon be testing an electric road that would enable city buses to be charged wirelessly whilst in operation.
Ford’s Dearborn Truck Plant celebrates tenth anniversary
Ford Motor Company is celebrating the ten-year anniversary of its pioneering Dearborn Truck Plant.
Design and manufacturing excellence from Cahill Truck Bodies
For three-quarters of a century, Cahill Truck Bodies has been designing and manufacturing a diverse range of commercial vehicle bodies in the picturesque village of Graignamanagh, Co. Kilkenny.
McLoughlin Coachworks: 25 years going strong
Breakdowns are the scourge of the haulage industry (well that and the price of fuel) and are something that every haulier strives to avoid.