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Ecodrive helps the buses run on time

Experienced engineers from Ecodrive Transmissions have helped keep buses running on time for more than a decade in Greater Manchester and beyond. Today, buses and coaches operate on demanding schedules and companies are forever trying to improve performance and operating costs. When there is a breakdown or another blip, Ecodrive Transmissions is committed to delivering […]

Danny moves up to Technical Sales Coordinator

We’re pleased to announce that long-standing Ecodrive employee, Danny Smith, has become our Technical Sales Coordinator. The role comes with responsibility for managing and growing the company’s sales; bringing in new business and increasing Ecodrive’s truck customer portfolio. Having over 10 years experience at the company, Danny has worked his way up from the workshop […]

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Should Truck Drivers Welcome Autonomous Trucks?

The world of self-driving cars and trucks is just around the corner, with car companies and technology giants working on the smarter vehicles. But many of the issues around autonomous vehicles are still unresolved. How must legislation change to make self-driving cars legal? What happens in a crash? And how will self-driving cars impact jobs […]

Ecodrive expands service fleet with new van

Ecodrive has expanded its service fleet with the acquisition of a new flatbed service van. Running from Ecodrive’s Little Hulton ZF DriveCentre, the vehicle will support the company’s ongoing service and repair operations across the North West and beyond. Emblazoned with Ecodrive’s logo, the 17 plated Ford Transit Dropside will be travelling far and wide with the product […]

London mayor brings £100/day lorry charge forward 17 months

The Road Haulage Association (RHA) has accused Sadiq Khan of ‘closing London for business’ after the London mayor announced plans to introduce ULEZ emissions charges 17 months earlier than planned. The hauliers’ association said it was ‘outraged’ at the news that Central London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ), which threatens non-compliant trucks with a £100 […]