Commercial Vehicle CV Show 2023 at the NEC

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EV Maxus van launch – Volta centre seat, HVS Hydrogen truck.

IOC made Thursday 20th the visit day for a fellows' natter.



Fellows rallied and were on the yellow carpet aisles in the NEC Halls for the Commercial Vehicle – CV Show 2023 at the NEC. David Landy, head of fleet at Evri stopped for a natter with IOC chair Carl Lomas. Tracey Worth was with Police National Crime Agency to talk security in fast delivery on the ‘Keep Logistics Secure Programme.’

200 + exhibitors at the NEC Birmingham, the CV show has becoming predominantly the van show, but there were still some trucks including the electric centre seat Volta and brand-new, space-age-styled hydrogen HGV by HVS. Ford of Britain held their key spot at the hall entry area below the stairs and showcased the latest Ford courier van with space for two euro pallets. Every derivative of the Transit was on show. Harris MAXUS launched their latest mid-sized electric van with possible delivery from Q3 and talk of price around £50k. IOC were reminded the Maxus is not an LDV, it's a Harris and imported via Liverpool.

There was opportunity to walk the yellow carpets, meet govt agencies including National Highways and DVSA and see a line-up of companies offering hundreds of products including accessories, cameras, consumables, electrical components and fleet management systems, vehicle security & van storage systems. Bridgewater had a predictive camera system and Air Bar showcased blow up pop outs for avoidance linked to the indicators.

Next key trade show in the transport calendars is Microlise conference, Coventry May 17th 2023, then IWLEX at Telford, 23rd & 24th May 2023, IOC will be at IWLEX both days, showcasing final mile and there to ask the delivery at door questions to wide sector transport. Mark your diary.


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