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16/07/2018

Volvo FMX tips it for J O’Doherty Haulage

North London-based construction operator J O’Doherty Haulage has taken delivery of 10 new Volvo FMX tippers, part of an upgrade of its 60-strong fleet ahead of the introduction of the ultra-low emissions zone in London next year.

Supplied by Volvo Truck and Bus Centre London, the operator’s new additions are 415bhp FMX 8x4 tippers with I-Shift ...
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16/07/2018

Tican rates Antos and Ryder

Meat wholesaler Tican Chilled has taken delivery of eight Mercedes-Benz ...
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16/07/2018

New Dudley depot for Hiab

Load handling equipment supplier Hiab has opened a new sales and service ...
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13/07/2018

Fourth annual rise for recalls

Official statistics released in June show the fourth consecutive annual ...
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13/07/2018

Actros1 tops charts at Genesis

Haulage firm Genesis 2014 has taken delivery of a limited edition ...
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13/07/2018

Suttles is 5,000th FORS member

Quarry operator and aggregates merchant J Suttle Transport has become the ...
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13/07/2018

Transport project funding open

Companies are being invited to apply for funding to support projects to ...
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12/07/2018

DAF wins employer award

DAF Trucks has won the employer partner of the year award from City of ...
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12/07/2018

AD Bly cashes in with software

Construction business AD Bly is reporting savings of £100,000 after ...
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Features
01/07/2018

Tippers and rigid chassis: Shifting attitudes

Are manual gearboxes really heading for extinction? Ian Norwell looked at a pair of DAF eight-wheelers, one with the new 12-speed TraXon AMT gearbox from ZF, and the other with ZF’s 16-speed manual, which proved surprisingly compelling

DAF’s eight-wheelers are a respected and known quantity. Its CF range was thoroughly renewed barely a year ago, ...
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01/07/2018

Tippers for London

Steve Banner investigates how the Direct Vision Standard is affecting cab design, and its consequences for load capacity and truck specification
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01/07/2018

Tipper maintenance guide

Maintaining the ancillary equipment on a tipper is a job often overlooked. With the help of leading brands in lifting gear and body hoists, Kevin Swallow presents a guide to inspection, care and maintenance of auxiliary components. ...
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01/07/2018

Urbane urban warriors

Scania’s New Generation R and S-series may have more charisma, but its latest P and L-series urban chassis have the qualities to deliver on inner-city driveability, safety and emissions, as Brian Weatherley found in a test drive
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