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17th June 2020
What does the future look like for self-driving trucks?

Promised trials and deployment of self-driving trucks are getting closer, but questions remain about when the technology will be ready for commercial adoption. Full autonomy could easily be a decade or more away, but semi-autonomous technologies and other driver aids are already beginning to have an impact: driving up safety, economy, convenience and availability. Paul Clayton, Technical Sales and Support Manager at JOST UK, explains the current ...

Events News
10th April 2019
Technical trucking solutions to be presented at CV Show

It has been announced that JOST UK will be demonstrating its one-stop-shop approach of providing all the design, supply and after sales services truck operators need on its stand, Number 5B30, at the Commercial Vehicle (CV) Show, NEC Birmingham 30th April to 2nd May.

Events News
18th July 2018
JOST components lead the way at Tip-Ex 2018

This year’s Tip-Ex exhibition in Harrogate saw a JOST stand that was offering a complete range of components and accessories for tippers and tankers. Many of the display vehicles from a large number of manufacturers were fitted with several products from the JOST World of brands, which includes JOST, ROCKINGER, TRIDEC and Edbro. 

28th March 2018
Steering maintenance training aims to ensure safer roads

A seminar programme has been developed by JOST UK, to enable its customers’ mechanics and engineers to keep up to date with the correct maintenance and repair procedures for its mechanical & Hydraulically steered systems. With steering systems being specified for many applications including the extra-long trailers being backed by the government for trial, the enhanced customer training helps to ensure that operators enjoy all of th...

1st February 2018
Home Bargains expands fleet and reduces cost of ownership

Home Bargains is enjoying sustained growth in conjunction with JOST UK as the company is developing its fleet of distribution vehicles in preparation for continued success. The company depot has new workshop facilities for service and maintenance of its own fleet of 82 vehicles and 370 trailers.

28th November 2017
Electronic steering system improves manoeuvrability

  Available from JOST UK, the TriDec EF-S electro-hydraulic/electronic kingpin steering system can be fitted onto trailers requiring a low trailer neck, such as milk tankers, bulk trailers, low loaders and trailers of monocoq construction. Unlike mechanical and hydraulic steering systems, the EF-S system does not require a fifth wheel unit.

8th November 2017
Let's all stay safe with Jost

Human error can be taken out of trailer coupling through three-sensor fifth wheels, which allows the operator to be confident that the vehicle is safe to drive. The technology was pioneered by JOST UK 14 years ago, who here looks at how it has developed over the years and become popular with increasing numbers of fleets both in the UK and around the world.

5th September 2017
Fleet managers become super heroes with multi-facetted support

  It can be a challenge keeping one hard-working vehicle on the road and operating efficiently, but when it comes to running a large fleet, superhuman effort is required by all concerned. Fleet managers can drive efficiency into their procedures by using suppliers that offer a wide portfolio of products, backed up with experience, expertise and excellent customer service.

17th February 2017
Trophy winning truck puts in haulage miles

Feeling like a winner at this year’s Truckfest Northwest, Jannine Burt, Regional Fleet & Sales Manager for JOST UK saw her long-term client James Richardson, of Richardson Transport mark his return to the show ring with a three trophy win. It felt more of a triumph as fifth wheels don’t usually make it into the limelight, but this year was different.

16th April 2015
Tridec steering from JOST UK supports the DfT trial for longer articulated-trailers

At the beginning of 2012 the Department for Transport (DfT) began a trial of up to 1,800 longer articulated-trailers. The new trailers offered increased capacity for the operators with the expectation of greatly reduced carbon emissions while also cutting running costs – boosting the UK economy. The trial stipulated that trailers must meet strict operational requirements and operators maintain detailed records to facilitate ongoing evaluati...

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