Will hydrogen-powered trucks replace diesels?

a hydrogen fuel pump at a gas station

You’ve probably already heard of Elon Musk’s Tesla electric car company, but have you heard of the Nikola Motor Company yet? If you haven’t, you no doubt will in the not-too-distant future. Although both companies are named after the famous inventor Nikola Tesla, the two companies are unrelated. The reason that the Nikola Motor Company … Read more

Will autonomous, self-driving trucks put drivers out of a job?

Self-driving and autonomous driverless truck

AUTONOMOUS DRIVERLESS CARS To begin answering the question, let’s first take a quick of where we’re at in the car industry. Although most people have heard of Elon Musk’s well-known electric car company Tesla, there is still much confusion surrounding the reality of his cars being able to drive themselves in the future without the … Read more

Ton vs Tonne – What’s The Difference?

Difference between ton versus tonne

Ton or Tonne? – It’s kinda like one of those “You say tomay-toe, I say tomar-toe” type scenarios, only slightly more confusing! Although everyone knows what a tomato is, the word is pronounced slightly differently depending on whereabouts you live in the world. Conversely, the weight measurements of ‘ ton‘ and ‘tonne‘ are pronounced the same whether you live … Read more

Are electric vehicles greener than diesel?

As everyone knows, the haulage industry is heavily reliant on diesel engines to power their trucks. While electric and hybrid cars are becoming more widespread on UK roads, it doesn’t look likely that you’ll see electric-powered rigid and artic. trucks on our roads anytime soon. Aside from the sheer size (and weight) of the batteries … Read more

Brexit – HGV Kent Access Permit or Passport to Pimlico?

HGV trucks queueing on a motorway

As most of us in the haulage, logistics and freight transportation industry will already no doubt be aware, plans are afoot to introduce a permit system (dubbed the Kent Access Permit) for all HGV lorry drivers who enter the county of Kent after the Brexit transition period ends, according to the Government. Following a letter … Read more