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Keeping electrification on track
£4.2bn was set aside for UK rail electrification schemes in 2012, but what results are apparent eight years later? Here, Roger Brereton of Pailton Engineering, gives the current state of play and explains why locomotive parts suppliers have a key role in keeping electrification projects on track.
Detachable steering wheel to limit bus virus spread?
As we collectively endeavour to stay safe in public spaces, public transport is one area where innovation is required to limit the potential spread of coronavirus. Here, Roger Brereton, Head of Sales at Pailton Engineering, has told the story behind the development of the detachable steering wheel and how it might be used to improve safety conditions for bus drivers.
Smart systems, the smart choice?
Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) such as lane change assist have the potential to significantly increase safety in commercial vehicles. But, are smart systems really the smart choice? Here, Roger Brereton, Head of Sales at Pailton Engineering, explains why in this age of innovation, we shouldn’t ignore the importance of marrying quality steering system components with ADAS technology.
Electric bus design standardisation from Pailton
A number of European cities have committed to securing only zero-emission buses by 2025. However, to achieve this objective, manufacturers must make bold design choices, radically changing bus componentry, systems, and bodywork. Here Roger Brereton, Head of Sales at steering system manufacturer Pailton Engineering, has weighed in on the debate for greater electric bus design standardisation.
How can steering wheel design keep bus drivers safe?
Finding ways to limit the spread of coronavirus on public transport is a complex problem with no single solution. However, a new detachable steering wheel concept would offer substantial benefits, particularly from the perspective of bus driver safety. Here, Roger Brereton, Head of Sales at bus and coach steering system specialist Pailton Engineering, has explained more.
Is the UK ready for autonomous vehicles?
The KPMG Autonomous Vehicle Readiness Index has provided a welcome stimulus to debate the development of autonomous vehicle (AV) technology. However, the index arguably understates the importance of testing.
EV battery standardisation: the pros and cons
It is estimated that by 2050, 74% of Europe’s vehicle stock will be battery powered. What role will the standardisation of these batteries play in this story? Here, Roger Brereton, Head of Sales at steering system manufacturer Pailton Engineering, has assessed the arguments for and against greater EV battery standardisation.
Steering specialist invests in 3D scanning arm
Coventry-based steering system specialist, Pailton Engineering has added to its quality assurance (QA) equipment with the addition of an Absolute Arm 7-axis with RS5 laser 3D scanning arm manufactured by Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence.
The latest in commercial vehicle technology
Everything we eat, drink and wear depends on road delivery. That's why road haulage is essential for the people and businesses of the UK. With 2.2 million working in the haulage and logistics industry, it's the UK's fifth largest sector. Cy Wilkinson, Managing Director at Pailton Engineering, looks at the latest technology available in the commercial vehicles, which is helping this thriving industry meet growing demand.