Allison Transmission is the world’s largest manufacturer of commercial-duty automatic transmissions and hybrid propulsion systems. Our products are specified by more than 300 of the world’s leading vehicle manufacturers and are used in a range of market sectors—from bus, refuse and emergency to construction, distribution and defense.
We have approximately 1,400 dealer and distributor locations, employ more than 2,700 people around the world and our international presence spans more than 80 countries.
It is with this promise and commitment to; provide the most reliable and valued propulsion solutions in the world to enable our customers to work more efficiently.
Aspoeck is Europe’s leading manufacturer of lighting systems for all types of towed vehicles and the manufacturer of lighting units, cabling and connecters. At Aspoeck UK we represent efficiency, innovation, quality and continuity and all our employees lead with the same values. To complement our electrical systems Aspoeck is now offering solar power charging systems for all kinds of vehicle application. This proven technology is being adopted for tail lift and refrigeration systems by UK supermarkets. Aspoeck distributes the highly successful Preco Radar detection systems – designed for pedestrian detection with a range of driver alert features.
Astra Vehicle Technologies Ltd, will be exhibiting the ClearView(TM) range of low level passenger door window products, available for all Euro 6 models of DAF, Iveco, MAN, Scania, Mercedes and Volvo FM/X vehicle brands.
Astra ClearView (TM), provides improved direct vision to the nearside of a vehicle to help protect vulnerable road users via a large area vision panel of toughened & “e” marked automotive glass, which is bonded in place for security.
Uniquely, all Astra ClearView products are designed to allow the main passenger electric window to function normally – fully (100%) opening. Where the OE door is vented to aid demisting, the Astra ClearView solution diverts a portion of the manufacturers’ air flow system to aid demisting of the low level window area.
Fitting of Astra ClearView products can be arranged at Astra, or nationwide via an approved mobile fitting service. Please visit www.astra-vt.com or telephone 0151 348 5777.
Basemap’s mapping solutions improve planning and investment decisions, saving organisations time and money. Basemap are proud to showcase their Electric Vehicle Routing Software (EVR) at FITC. Designed for companies thinking of introducing Electric Vehicles into their fleet it solves the problem of range anxiety. FREE 3 month trial - enjoy all of the benefits of optimisation, without the hassle of implementation. No software to install, integration to consider or complex set-up processes. Simply access the software through a user-friendly dashboard to upload specific requirements to optimise the resources and functionality of the software.
Bradshaw is the UK`s largest manufacturer of industrial electric vehicles. Our range includes, utility vehicles, people carriers, tow tractors, load carriers, walkalong tugs, bin trailers, and are the sole UK distributor for Goupil. The Goupil G4 and G5 models are an all-electric light commercial vehicle with zero-emissions, homologated for road use and ideally suited to low emission zones, city centres and towns. Designed and built from the ground up as an electric vehicle, the G4 and G5 are available in 11 standard configurations. The versatility of the modular chassis easily allows for a bespoke body to suit the client’s applications.
The official seminar sponsor for the Expo, Calor will be on stand S01, promoting its sustainable fuels for freight operators.
The organisation will showcase how its competitively-priced fuel solutions – including liquefied natural gas (LNG) and new BioLPG – provide a low-carbon and cleaner option for hauliers operating in clean air and low emission zones. Many manufacturers, including Volvo Trucks, Iveco and Scania, are now offering gas trucks in the UK as part of their fleet ranges.
Offering economical and efficient alternatives to conventional fuels, Calor LNG and BioLPG deliver sustainable solutions to hauliers, without impacting on vehicles’ performance.
With HGV CO2 and other emissions already high and rising on the legislative agenda, are you wondering how to keep your fleet ULEZ compliant? Now is the time to engage with Clairvaux, get ahead and clean up.
Clairvaux Ltd is committed to air quality improvement by thinking differently about heavy vehicle design and use. We will be sharing some of our ideas about the electrification of heavy goods trailers. We will also show how, through ideas being developed in our Innovate UK IDP 15 Project, we can provide an answer to ULEZ deliveries, by the hybridisation of articulated truck/trailer combinations.
Every year 500 pedestrians, cyclists and motorcyclists are killed or seriously injured in collisions with HGVs on Britain’s roads. A disproportionate number of these vehicles are servicing building sites. The CLOCS (Construction Logistics and Community Safety) Standard defines positive action by all key project stakeholders to take responsibility for health & safety beyond the hoardings – mobilising Construction Logistics Plans, safest last mile routing, and checking vehicles, drivers and operators at pre-qual and site gates. Through national implementation of the CLOCS Standard, the construction and fleet sectors can work together to improve site conditions and fleet operations to ensure the safest construction vehicle journeys.
Continental develops pioneering technologies and services for sustainable and connected mobility of people and their goods. Founded in 1871, the technology company offers safe, efficient, intelligent, and affordable solutions for vehicles, machines, traffic and transportation. In 2018, Continental generated sales of 44.4 billion euros and currently employs around 244,000 people in 60 countries and markets.
The Tyre division has 24 production and development locations worldwide. As one of the leading tyre manufacturers with around 56,000 employees, the division posted sales of 11.4 billion euros in 2018. Continental ranks among the technology leaders in tyre production and offers a broad product range for passenger cars, commercial vehicles and two-wheelers. Through continuous investment in R&D, Continental makes a major contribution to safe, cost-effective and ecologically efficient mobility. The Tyre division`s portfolio includes services for the tyre trade and for fleet applications, as well as digital management systems for commercial vehicle tyres.
Creative offer specialist funding solutions for all asset finance requirements. Our team have decades of knowledge, supporting specific sectors of industry across the whole of the UK. We have access to over 50 funders, matching every application with the best funder to suit individual needs.
DAF is promoting the use of Gas To Liquid (GTL) and Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO) at Freight in the City. These fuels both deliver significant air quality benefits and HVO has the added benefit of a 90% carbon reduction saving compared to conventional diesel. Significantly they can be used in all DAF vehicles as well as other marques with no special maintenance requirements. For more information head over to the DAF stand.
Awarded the industry-leading five-star Direct Vision Standard rating, our Elite 6 chassis sets the DVS benchmark.
A fundamental design ethos behind the Elite has always been that it must integrate safely within the communities in which it operates, allowing the driver to anticipate hazards, obstacles and vulnerable road users in the surrounding environment.
With a large, panoramic windscreen, the Elite 6 has longer windows than most conventional cabs, providing optimum visibility when manoeuvring or turning. A lower driver’s seating position also prevents pedestrians or cyclists disappearing from view when in close proximity to the vehicle.
FORS, the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme, is a voluntary accreditation scheme dedicated to raising standards across the road transport industry. Now in its 11th year, FORS continues to provide best practice principles for transport operators of any size and vehicle make-up , including HGVs, vans, passenger carrying vehicles, powered two-wheelers and passenger cars.
With over 5,000 members across the UK and Europe, FORS is a well-established transport industry accreditation scheme encompassing all aspects of safety, efficiency, and environmental protection.
FORS members stand out from the crowd; operating to standards above the legal minimum and benefiting from access to a wide range of membership incentives that provide a competitive edge.
Fruehauf leads the way in Semi-trailer and rigid tipping body construction. Working closely with Multinationals within the construction and Highway sector, we are proud to present the Fruehauf Conveyor System. Available in both Trailer and Rigid models, is full insulated, and constructed from Hardox Steel for longevity.The system is fast and smooth in operation, remotely controlled by either the driver or a banksman and as there is no tipping required, the Health and Safety risk levels are greatly reduced.Low level maintenance and unsurpassed payloads add to the benefits of our innovative design.
The Hi Vue Fresnel lens provides drivers with an extra 30 degree downwards view through a truck's passenger window so that close proximity, vulnerable road users can be seen in the dangerous mirror blind-spot area on the nearside. The Vantage Point lens provides a view outward and backwards behind the van’s side panelling. These low in cost, self-adhesive, see through, wide-angle plastic lens solutions simply press fit to the inside of the passenger door’s window glass.
LEVL Telematics are the UK No1 reseller for GEOTAB the World’s largest telematics platform with over 1.7m users Worldwide.
LEVL have over 50 years of telematics experience within the organisation and have an extensive knowledge of the transport industry with customers spanning the UK and Europe. We will be exhibiting and demonstrating the GEOTAB platform and will be showcasing the World’s 1st Electric vehicle telematics and connected camera solution with our camera partner SureCam.
Please visit LEVLtelematics.com or call 02476991894 for further information.
The LowCVP, established in 2003, is a public-private partnership that exists to accelerate a sustainable shift to lower carbon, cleaner vehicles and fuels through policy development and creating opportunities for UK businesses. Over 200 organisations are engaged, representing diverse viewpoints.
We bring together government, industry, NGOs, experts and key stakeholders at the highest levels, connecting people with evidence-based insights to shape policy, regulation and initiatives that reduce emissions and improve air quality – and drive real change.
At Mercedes-Benz Trucks UK, we’re committed to improving road safety and driver efficiency. With a city-friendly range of vehicles that stretches from 3.5-tonne light trucks to 44-tonne artics, we’ve a product for every urban operator.
Our trucks help to meet the numerous challenges posed by urban environments. 2018 saw the introduction of our zero tailpipe emission 7.5-tonne electric truck on London’s streets – the FUSO eCanter. Another key focus this year has been direct vision, where the Mercedes-Benz Econic – which is available as both a rigid and a tractor unit – scores highly thanks to its deep panoramic windscreen and low-entry cab.
NuVech Solutions Ltd will be exhibiting the award winning AirBar system at this years Freight in the City show.
The AirBar is the first vehicle mounted, retractable safety device, which when deployed forms a highly visible and effective barrier, raising awareness to oncoming road users. The system can also operate in conjunction with the left hand indicator at speeds below 15mph to alert cyclists to a turning vehicle.
Fitment of the AirBar significantly reduces the risk to Drivers and Operatives working around the vehicle by providing a safe working area and can be fitted to any vehicle.
Electromobility is the cornerstone of Renault Trucks' strategy for sustainable urban transport, so we are delighted to introduce the new Z.E. Master, part of our new all-electric range.
The Renault Trucks Master Z.E. panel van, available in three wheelbases or platform cab options, delivers 10m3 load volume and a payload of 1056kgs – ideal for urban logistics operations and offers a real alternative to diesel.
Making its début on stand will be our new Urban Chiller platform cab with a Solomon body and ultra-efficient Thermo King refrigeration unit. Matched to a 145ps Euro-6 engine, this vehicle boasts low emissions and excellent loading characteristics.
The Road Haulage Association is the only organisation dedicated to the UKs road freight sector. It’s membership of over 7000 operators are, between them, responsible for the operation of approximately 250,000 commercial vehicles.
Benefits of membership are extensive and include the Association’s exclusive Conditions of Carriage, legal and insurance services, on-line phone advice and premium rates for attending RHA events.
The RHA actively campaigns for its members and the industry as a whole at local, national and international level and constantly strives to ensure that policy makers fully understand the vital role road haulage plays within the UK economy.
With a team of experts dedicated to the common goal of keeping people safe, RTITB is the preferred standards setting body for workplace transport training.
By making measurable improvements to efficiency, risk and safety, we help transport and logistics operations to reduce costs, but most importantly, to save lives.
We set industry leading training standards and provide workplace transport training solutions specifically designed to change behaviour, including accreditation, auditing and assessment services. Our ‘train-the-trainer’ solutions, help trainers perform to the highest standards. Every year, more than 100,000 delegates train to RTITB standards.
Scania will be extending its focus on sustainable urban transport solutions at this year's Freight in the City exhibition. In addition to a selection of low-height L-series trucks, including a plug-in hybrid variant, Scania's recently-unveiled NXT will be on show.
NXT is a multi-application concept vehicle which takes Scania's modular-build programme to a new level. Based on two electrically-powered drive platforms and interchangeable swap-bodies for passengers, cargo and waste, NXT has been designed to demonstrate the possibility of carrying commuters mornings and evenings, freight during the day and waste at night, all in a single vehicle.
Sentinel Systems innovative products and engineered solutions have been making public, council and commercial transport fleets safer for over 30 years. Designed to stand up to the rigorous day to day operations in challenging environments, our equipment is proven for robustness, quality and value. Now offering 360° HD camera, monitor and recorder systems, with the option for fleet managers to have instant Live View access.
Spillard Safety Systems proactively promotes the awareness of the dangers faced by drivers, other road users, pedestrians and site workers due to restricted visibility from the driving position of all types of vehicle and mobile plant. Through practical safety days attendees from experienced operators through to young school children are educated of these dangers by the mapping out of driver blind spots around a vehicle. An industry leader in innovative design and manufacture of safety solutions, Spillard pride themselves in customer service employing a strong team of internal engineers to both carry out quality assured installations and provide first time fix after service.
Stoneridge, a global designer and manufacturer of highly engineered electrical and electronic solutions, will be showcasing a fantastic range of products to aid drivers and fleet managers alike. From the new smart tachograph, to the infringement reducing D-ignition, Stoneridge offer everything you need for compliance, including a wide range of cameras, designed to reduce blind-spots and increase visibility.
Tevva’s Range Extended 7.5t Electric Truck is here and on display! “The world’s greenest truck”. Come visit our stand and discuss how we can exceed your requirements for a cleaner, greener fleet, and help you integrate zero-emission, electric trucks into your urban delivery fleet.
We guarantee we can:- Eliminate range anxiety- Provide a lower total operating cost than diesel- Ensure a truly sustainable EV solution, including battery re-life- Augment your driver comfort and reduce maintenance costs- Deliver on your low-carbon and low-emission goals
Follow @tevva_ev for updates live from the show.
An industry first TRAILAR dedicates itself to creating innovative transport solutions that reduce the environmental impact of vehicles across the globe. It reduces fuel, emissions and maintenance costs of commercial vehicles by utilising cutting edge solar technology. Thin, flexible solar matting is fitted to the vehicle roof. Natural energy generated is then used to power the vehicles ancillary equipment. TRAILAR are now implementing solutions on recycling trucks, buses, coaches and many more commercial vehicle types. The applications are endless which is allowing them to reduce the global transport carbon footprint for a greener future.
Transcover are displaying their “URBAN” sheeting system range alongside Marshalls Truck Bodies who are increasing National coverage. These innovative and cycle friendly designs for tippers and hookloaders improve the stowed position of sheeting arms offering increased visibility and reduced width.
Truck Door Windows offers 100% direct vision with single glaze condensation free glass, whilst maintaining operable passenger door window and cab integrity. Truck door windows works with all leading manufacturers and has recently been approved by Mercedes Benz Gmbh.
ULEMCo Ltd is a global leader in hydrogen technology for commercial vehicle applications. This includes their dual fuel approach that can be applied to large vans, trucks, marine and stationary engines, as well as their experience in low cost refuellers, fuel cell vehicle integration and R&D into 100% hydrogen zero emission combustion. Using hydrogen to displace diesel miles reduces carbon emissions and delivers improvement in air quality beyond EURO VI in real world duty cycles. Visit the exhibition to hear about the latest developments in scaled fleet deployments and see their converted tractor unit, a “world first” in zero emission trucks.
InCharge is an initiative by Swedish utility Vattenfall. We provide electric vehicle charge points to homeowners, businesses and local authorities across the UK and Europe powered by 100% renewable energy. We have been active in electric transport for 10 years. We offer infrastructure and hardware installation, software and connected services.
Volvo Trucks is showcasing a range of vehicles powered by alternative fuels designed improve inner-city air quality and reduce carbon emissions on long-to-medium haul operations.
The YoYo Multidrops system transforms a 3.5 tonne chassis into a multi-use/role vehicle, capable of use in mixed fleets with unlimited types of bodies and without the need for type approval. The unique system can load or unload a body in 80 seconds, offering operators dramatic cost savings and flexibility.
Zenobé a leading UK-based owner and operator of grid-connected batteries and a portfolio of 73MW of batteries contracted to supply electricity services to National Grid. Zenobé supports charging of fleet vehicles including buses, light commercial vehicles and vans, by providing a charging and on-the-vehicle battery solutions.Zenobé finances, owns and operates its batteries, bringing a more flexible and economic solution for the charging of vehicles at depots augmenting the existing grid connections. Zenobé finances owns and services the batteries in the depots and on-the-vehicle reducing the EVs’ up-front capital costs and removing the vehicle owners’ battery operating and recycling risks.