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Volvo Take a Step Towards The Future With New Electric Trucks

One of the largest global commercial truck manufacturers, Volvo, has announced that it has started new electric FL and FE trucks for urban transport. The announcement is a clear sign that Volvo is committed to meet the increasing demand for sustainable transport solutions – and may trigger a ripple effect across the industry. Volvo has a […]

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How does a truck transmission work?

Have you ever wondered what’s going on beneath the floor of a truck when the accelerator is pushed down? Most people think of the engine as being at the heart of any vehicle. And while engines are useful for turning fuel into mechanical energy, it would be useless without the transmission. A truck transmission takes […]

Five Times Lorry Drivers Saved the Day

A quick Google search for ‘lorry driver’ will bring up hundreds of thousands of results detailing crimes and accidents caused by the nation’s hauliers. But these stories only represent a small fraction of the hard-working lorry driver populace. Every day, the nation’s lorry drivers complete loads of good deeds – whether it’s letting faster motorists […]

Ecodrive Sponsors Arriva Make a Difference Award

Ecodrive sponsored one of the prizes at Arriva North-East’s Make a Difference (MAD) Awards in April. Lewis Wright attended the 80s-themed event at the beautiful Hardwick Hall Hotel in County Durham.  And was pleased to present the Customer Excellence Award to Moors bus driver Richard Wright. Lewis said: “It was a great night celebrating the […]

Ecodrive Makes Bus and Coach Buyer Front Page

Eagle-eyed customers that subscribe to Bus and Coach Buyer might have noticed our branding splashed across the front page of the magazine. It advertises Ecodrive’s status as the largest fully-equipped ZF Service partner with full testing facilities, field diagnostics and repair equipment and our remove refit service that can be completed on-site or at customer […]

Ecodrive at CPT Dinner

Ecodrive Managing Director Jon Stone was pleased to attend the Confederation of Passenger Transport’s (CPT’s) annual dinner in London last month. He was invited by the team from ZF Services UK, based in Nottingham. The CPT is the recognised voice of the bus and coach industry. It represents operator interests on national and international legislation, […]