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19/05/2022

Daimler Buses launches print-it-yourself plastic parts programme

Owners of Mercedes-Benz and Setra buses/touring coaches will soon be able to produce numerous spare parts quickly and cheaply at their own premises. They will need a certified 3D printer, a one-off registration process, and a license for the required part in the desired quantity to create the bus/touring coach company's own 'mini parts factory'.

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19/05/2022

Hyva launches loaders

Hyva is showing a new and a modified hookloader at the IFAT trade show in ...
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18/05/2022

Arocs tipper: climbing power

Devon’s DA Commercials is already saving time and hopes also to cut its ...
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18/05/2022

Prometeon launches ‘Serie 02’

A new Pirelli-branded range of commercial vehicle tyres from Prometeon ...
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17/05/2022

Goodyear pilots connectivity

Goodyear's SightLine suite of tyre intelligence technologies encompass ...
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17/05/2022

Tower Transit's Switch e-buses

Switch Mobility, formerly Optare, will supply a fleet of 12 Metrocity ...
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16/05/2022

MAN demo of 4x2 BEV tractor

MAN has carried out the first public demonstration of a near-series ...
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16/05/2022

James Hall: greener fridges

James Hall & Co. Ltd, the primary wholesaler to SPAR retailers in the ...
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13/05/2022

Fossil-fuel phaseout confirmed

On 12 May the government reaffirmed its plans for a diesel truck phase out ...
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Features
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

Denmark Scania will supply at least 78 fully electric L-series trucks, with an additional 23 trucks as optional, to ...
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18/05/2022

Changes to O-licence for LCVs

From 21 May 2022, the law will update to bring more vans and car/trailer combinations into scope for requiring a goods vehicle operator licence when used internationally – including between Northern Ireland and Eire. Lucy Radley ...
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18/05/2022

Renault e-truck assembly line

Renault Trucks is moving rapidly towards offering a full range of battery-electric commercial vehicles under a new brand: E-Tech. Toby Clark visited its Blainville factory in Normandy to find out what the plans are, take a look at ...
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12/04/2022

Off-grid gas

Methane needn’t only be sourced from underneath the North Sea. In fact renewable, sustainable sources of the energetic gas can be found in food and animal waste – and are being tapped by an increasing number of transport operators, ...
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