V-CAL Project features at the UK’s leading low carbon vehicle and connected automated mobility showcase

V-CAL, the ground-breaking connected automation logistics (CAL) project, pioneered in the North East and aiming to advance beyond initial proof-of-concept (PoC), exhibited at Cenex LCV this September. The primary networking and showcasing event for the low carbon vehicle and connected automated mobility communities, took place on 6-7th September, at UTAC in Millbrook, Bedfordshire. Consortium partners […]

TIP Group delivers new HVO-powered DAFs to Vantec to support its sustainability goals

TIP Group has supplied Vantec with seven new DAF XF tractor units powered by Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO), helping the Sunderland headquartered 3PL (third party logistics) provider boost its sustainability goals as part of its UK expansion. Vantec, one of the UK’s top logistics solutions and final mile delivery providers for the automotive and premium […]

Autonomously Reversing an Articulated Vehicle – A Case Study

In recent years, more and more enterprises have embraced autonomous vehicles as a cornerstone of their operational strategy. Autonomous reversing technologies are one of the most important components in this process- allowing cars to identify obstacles, take appropriate measures to avoid them, and back up with precision.

Digitalisation driving growth for logistics experts

Embracing digitalisation is allowing a leading logistics and warehousing company to expand its offer and win new clients. Vantec Europe Limited – which has 12 sites across the UK, including ten in the North East – has developed an array of bespoke digital infrastructure that is putting it at the cutting edge of logistic processing. […]

Automotive Cluster CEO recognised as Innovation Champion of the Year

Paul Butler, the CEO of the North East Automotive Alliance, has been recognised as the Innovation Champion of the Year at the recent North East Innovation Awards. Organised by Innovation SuperNetwork, the competition to find the region’s most innovative companies and people took place at VentureFest North East, the annual celebration of regional innovation which […]