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26/11/2021

Allison Transmission partners with Dakar Rally Winner Team de Rooy to develop electrically-powered truck

Allison Transmission has announced a three-year partnership agreement with Team de Rooy, multiple-winner of the world-famous Dakar Rally, to help develop electrically-powered trucks for the Dakar rally and other rally events.

Testing is scheduled to start on an electrified truck with a conventional Allison transmission in early 2022, ahead of the ...
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26/11/2021

Lifts in Alltruck Grangemouth

The Alltruck Group relies upon a mix of Stertil Koni four-post and ...
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25/11/2021

Fuso Canters in Chelmsford

Builders’ merchant Chelmsford Plastic Warehouse bought its first FUSO ...
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25/11/2021

Coach operator uses TruTac

Skills Group, the Nottingham-based coach operator, has reduced driver ...
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23/11/2021

ZF provides bus data in real t

ZF Bus Connect is a new product which caters to the needs of bus fleet ...
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23/11/2021

Ballard buys Arcola Energy

Fuel cell manufacturer Ballard Power Systems has acquired Arcola Energy, a ...
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22/11/2021

IVECO Daily chassis for hotbox

Self-drive municipal and highways maintenance equipment rental business ...
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22/11/2021

Employees burned in explosion

A commercial vehicle servicing and repair company has been fined after two ...
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19/11/2021

ADR service at Midlands Truck

West Midlands-based operators of fuel tankers and other vehicles used to ...
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Features
09/11/2021

Safety leaders

The Sir Moir Lockhead safety award recognises leaders in operational safety around the world. Originally set up in 2018, this third year of the scheme highlights safety leaders working in the UK and overseas. Five 2021 winners work in transport, and are profiled here. Interviews by Will Dalrymple

Sir Moir Lockhead, the founder of First Group and ...
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09/11/2021

Connecting people

My key focus during my presidency will be on the Society’s ability to attract and retain apprentices and young engineers. And by ‘retain’ I mean to connect them to the SOE and to other engineers for their entire career. From being ...
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09/11/2021

Brakes: glazing over

All operators try to minimise the speed at which brakes wear out. But it’s possible to take this too far, with the result that friction is lost due to lack of use – a condition traditionally known as brake glazing, reports Lucy Radley
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09/11/2021

Low-height trailers

Low-height trailers increase vertical loading potential by lowering the load floor, usually between the wheels. John Kendall reviews these special rigs
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