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  • GHG Phase 2 explained

    A new set of commercial vehicle design standards meant to reduce the industry’s greenhouse gas production could cause a divide between the United States’ leading trailer OEMs – if it can find a way past a climate change-critical new administration. Read More...

  • 2017 outlook: Into the unknown

    US President Donald Trump isn’t the only unknown obscuring the transport equipment industry’s outlook on 2017. With a hard Brexit scenario now imminent and legislation tightening in China, anything is possible. Read More...

  • City Challenge

    Urbanisation has earned buzzword status. As the world’s cities face ever-increasing congestion, pedestrian traffic and mounting delivery demand, can a new generation of trailers help ease the pressure? Read More...

  • Digital Dexterity

    Despite taking a financial hit during the Eurozone crisis, Dutch OEM Broshuis has followed through with an ambitious investment plan that saw it reinvent itself both digitally and in real life. Read More...

  • How Waitrose set its own standard

    By using aerodynamically improved trailing equipment, one of Britain’s largest retail organisations is proving that even in a highly competitive marketplace, there is a business case for sustainability. Read More...

  • The Internet of Transport

    German component specialist BPW used the 2016 IAA Commercial Vehicle Show in Hanover, Germany, as a platform to showcase the company’s sprawling innovation drive and push the Tesla-fication of the transport equipment industry at large. Read More...

  • The new Silk Road

    Aiming to restore the country’s old maritime and overland trade routes, China’s One Belt initiative has the potential to create the largest platform for regional collaboration in the world. Read More...

  • GRW: A New Narrative

    With business confidence on the decline and stubborn reductionist stereotypes holding back international trade, there would be every reason for South African manufacturing businesses to abandon the field. But some only become more determined to succeed. Read More...

  • P&O Ferrymasters: data driven

    P&O Ferrymasters is not a transport business in the classic sense. Sporting a unique blend of pan-European capability and local on-the-ground knowledge, the company’s competitive advantage lies in smart data handling and a reliable support network. Read More...

  • Knorr-Bremse: Full steam ahead

    With Germany’s Knorr-Bremse having been in full acquisition mode for the best part of 2016, Dr Peter Laier’s introduction as the company’s new Commercial Vehicle division head literally had to happen on the run. Read More...


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