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Future Truck Design Awards Reveal Winners At CV Show

House/ Fleet News/ Future Truck Design Awards Announce Winners At CV Show The next generation of truck designers have been identified and applauded as the Future Truck Design Awards revealed its winners at the Industrial Automobile Show at the NEC the other day (26 April). The competition, organised in association with Transport for London (TfL), has influenced fledgling designers from schools and universities to change the standard truck into a vehicle that is even safer and smarter for deliveries in hectic urban locations. The winning entrants took a variety of intriguing and innovative methods, impressing the evaluating panel including professionals from market and makers, who saw the capacity for numerous aspects of the designs to be on the road in just a few years. Ian Wainwright, Head of TfL’s Freight and Fleet team, said: “Our very first Future Truck Design Awards has actually been an amazing success. We have actually been overwhelmed by the quality, originality and innovation of the entries. I want to thank all the entrants for their hard work, dedication and contribution to the security debate. “As London grows and becomes busier we continue to be dedicated to enhancing roadway safety for all. By working with the industry they now identify the security of other roadways users, along with drivers and travelers, as a crucial part of the design procedure. The Future Truck Design Awards has actually created ideas that challenge the standard appearance of the HGV, aid inform future car design and accelerate the procedure of building trucks specifically for safe, metropolitan usage.” The winning designs focused on relieving a range of challenges presented by conventional trucks. Exposure of other road users from the taxi is a specific location for enhancement, with entrants developing concepts such as rotating seats, overall glass cabins and altering the position of the cab. The student designers likewise looked at methods of informing drivers of their circumstance without overwhelming them with information, such as computer …
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Ford Motor First-Quarter Outcomes Expected Higher on Year as Truck Deal Rates Rise (NYSE …

Amazon Expected to Swing to First-Quarter Adjusted Revenue (NASDAQ: AMZN) ResMed Q3 Adjusted EPS Satisfies, Incomes Up from Year Ago Levels, but Shy of Price quotes (NYSE: RMD) Ford Motor (NYSE: F) is expected to report gains on both its leading and bottom lines when the Dearborn, Michigan-headquartered auto-maker publishes its first quarter results on Thursday morning. The motivating expectations come as Ford earlier this month taped an 8 % jump in US sales of vehicles in March 2016 versus March 2015 while there was a 9 % jump in first-quarter sales as compared to the prior-year period. This represented the company’s finest sales performance for March and the very first quarter since 2006, Ford said. The mean quote of analysts surveyed by Capital IQ just recently was for a first-quarter 2016 adjusted profit of $0.47 per share, up from $0.23 per share in the very first quarter of 2015. Earnings was predicted to be $35.84 billion from $31.80 billion in the year-earlier period, according to analysts’ expectations. In March, analysts at UBS described the auto-maker industry as being in good shape and “helpful of US development.” Ford laid out the two-year effect of a slump on North American profitability and discovered, assuming a 30 % reduction in year-over-year sales, that the resulting 37 % loss in dealer volume would be balanced out by $1 [billion] in lower production expenses and $2 [billion] in lower profit-sharing and lower other expenses (admin, sales promos, advertising). “These cost actions would enable Ford to remain rewarding,” UBS analysts stated. “Customers continue buying high-end SUVs and trucks, helping the Ford brand increase its average deal costs by more than $1,600 per automobile in March – – nearly double the industry average,” Mark LaNeve, Ford vice president, United States Marketing, Sales and Service, stated earlier this month. “We have been seeing strong sales momentum in the first quarter across our entire portfolio, with car, SUV …
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