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24/06/2022

Isuzu ramps up its UK truck operation

Having celebrating its 25th consecutive year in the UK, the truck manufacturer is embarking on a planned programme of expansion based on developing a significant increase in sales levels for the Isuzu brand in the UK during 2022.

ITUK’s managing director, Pete Murphy explains, “Following the conclusion of Brexit at the end of 2020, the supply of ...
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24/06/2022

Samworth MAN TGX tractor pair

Leicestershire food manufacturer Samworth Brothers Supply Chain has just ...
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23/06/2022

Volvo Trucks: now in Bedford

Volvo Truck and Bus Centre South & East is relocating and expanding its ...
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23/06/2022

Knorr-Bremse city bus turn aid

Knorr-Bremse TruckServices have signed a supply contract for 192 standard ...
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22/06/2022

Voith launches HGV e-drive

Voith has expanded its expertise in the e-mobility sector with the VEDS ...
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22/06/2022

ZF launch EcoLife transmission

ZF’s Commercial Vehicle Solutions (CVS) division has unveiled the EcoLife ...
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21/06/2022

Switch Mobility's battery bus

The SWITCH e1 is said to be the company’s first fully electric bus ...
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21/06/2022

Bridgestone's tyre & fleet aid

An evolution of Bridgestone’s Total Tyre Care, the new Fleetcare service ...
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20/06/2022

Travis Perkins buys new fleet

Travis Perkins plc is investing in a new fleet of 26-tonne trucks, ...
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Features
14/06/2022

Pick up and go: the impact of transmission software

When are two identical gearboxes, fitted in two identical trucks, not actually the same at all? When those gearboxes are modern automated manual transmissions (AMTs), which means there’s a computer between the driver and the machine. Lucy Radley speaks to three OEMs about the electronic brains behind their boxes of cogs, to find out just how important the ... » Read More

14/06/2022

Cog-swapping

Rebuilding gearboxes is a time-consuming and specialist task. Richard Simpson looks for cheaper, quicker alternatives
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14/06/2022

Data flood

On-board digital sensors are playing an ever more important role in understanding commercial vehicles’ operational condition, finds Toby Clark
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18/05/2022

E-trucks around Europe

Fleet operators across Europe have ordered, and in some cases, started using, full-electric HGVs. Below is a round-up of recent news, to help try to understand what is involved in integrating full-electric vehicles into fleets
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