BWG Foods first to 'plug in' new Mercedes-Benz eSprinter
BWG Foods, one of Ireland’s leading wholesale and retail groups, has become the first in Ireland to introduce the newly-launched electric-powered Mercedes-Benz eSprinter van to its distribution fleet.
Coll-8 lanch 'instant boost' for Irish e-commerce parcel capacity
A new Irish logistics business has declared that its launch has dramatically improved the country’s chances of coping with a continued rise in e-commerce deliveries during the parcel industry’s annual peak season.
Limerick company leading the way in supply chain monitoring
GGL Security has specialized in supply-chain security for 25 years and their monitoring expertise has seen the company shortlisted for Technology Exporter of the Year at the 2019 Irish Export Industry Awards.
New Mercedes-Benz Actros arrives in Ireland
The new Mercedes-Benz Actros – latest version of what is one of the most successful trucks ever to run on Irish roads – has been launched in Ireland.
Mercedes-Benz vans go electric
Mercedes-Benz has brought electric drive to its van fleet with the arrival here of their new mid-size eVito van.
Leading the way with Live View Safety Technology
Leading technology and solutions supplier C-KO launched a full range of safety, compliance and efficiency systems for some of the newest truck and van models on the road, at this year’s CV Show trade exhibition.
Volvo Trucks presents Vera's first assignment
Vera, Volvo Trucks’ electric, connected and autonomous vehicle, will form part of an integrated solution to transport goods from a logistics centre to a port terminal in Gothenburg, Sweden.
Hyundai Motor Group Reveals Life-changing Technology to Assist Hearing-impaired Drivers
Hyundai Motor Group (HMG) revealed a new innovative technology that assists hearing-impaired drivers.
Volvo Trucks provides autonomous tranport solution to Brønnøy Kalk AS
Volvo Trucks has just signed a landmark agreement with Brønnøy Kalk AS in Norway to provide its first commercial autonomous solution transporting limestone from an open pit mine to a nearby port.
BOC boosts safety with Michelin telematics system
As part of its ongoing commitment to improve safety, BOC, the largest supplier of industrial gases and medical gases in the UK, is to fit Michelin’s EFFITRAILER telematics system to its entire bulk tractor and trailer fleet.
Volvo Trucks presents its view of future transport solutions at IAA 2018 in Hannover
How can electromobility, automation and connectivity contribute to more profitable, efficient and safer transports with less impact on the climate and environment?
An extra pair of eyes on the road
‘Live-view’ is going to change the game for hauliers, putting them ahead of the competition by providing real-time video footage back at the yard.
Technician of the Year
Martin Convey of ESB Fleet & Equipment (Portlaoise) claimed the prestigious ‘Technician of the Year’ award at the 11th annual Fleet Transport Awards Gala Banquet which was held at the Citywest Hotel
Introducing Verizon Connect and a New Era of Connected Vehicle Solutions
The launch of Verizon Connect marks the completed integration of its existing connected vehicle division with two recently acquired fleet and mobile workforce management software companies under a single, combined brand.
ETS – for all your tachograph solutions
Euro Tachograph Solutions (ETS) is a young company which provides tachograph analysis to hauliers, coach operators, fleet hire companies and waste management companies nationwide.
Technology award for wave piston design that lowers fuel consumption
The Volvo Group’s new truck engines are more fuel efficient as a result of their intelligent piston design. Waves have been added to the piston crown to improve the use of oxygen. The engineers behind the innovation have now received the Volvo Technology Award 2017.
Safety in focus when Volvo Trucks and Renova test autonomous refuse truck
Volvo Trucks, together with Swedish waste management company Renova, is currently testing and researching how automated vehicles can contribute to safer, more efficient refuse handling and create a better working environment for drivers.
At last: a bridge at Reilly's level crossing!
Work will begin this month to build a bridge over one of Dublin’s most frustrating bottlenecks.
Integrated system for services and infotainment
Welcome to a new in-cab experience. Volvo Trucks system for services and infotainment combines easier navigation and more efficient fleet management with quality audio entertainment.
Wi-Fi in motion
As the leading Irish provider of wireless communication products and services, FleetConnect has developed an award-winning service over the past eight years. Company founder and managing director Patrick Cotter told Irish Trucker more.
Ring joins Carnation for CV Show
Ring and Carnation Designs will be joining forces at the 2017 CV Show to put the spotlight on their new partnership which offers a comprehensive vehicle conversion package for both vehicle converters and fleet managers.
GateHouse Launches Cloud for Live Tracking of Loads at Sea
Data unifier and aggregator GateHouse Logistics announced that it has launched a new cloud service to provide valuable real-time tracking of loads port-to-port.
Falcon Coaches save admin and time using TruTac software
Luxury coaches are highly specialist and expensive vehicles to purchase. As such, operators look after them carefully and often run them for longer than other commercial vehicles.
2017 - Year for Smart Logistics Connectivity
This decade has already seen much written about the Internet of Things (IoT) revolution - soon, everything in homes, shops and factories will be connected.
Parkers E-Steering offers greater efficiency in commercial vehicle applications
Parker Hannifin, the global leader in motion and control technologies, is now able to offer complete E-Steering solutions to the commercial vehicle market.