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17/01/2020

Mercedes-Benz Atego shows its mettle for Specialized Fabrications

Gosport-based Specialized Fabrications has taken delivery of a new Mercedes-Benz Atego truck, citing build quality and safety features as key reasons for its decision.

Supplied by dealer Marshall Truck & Van, the operator’s new addition is its fourth Atego and replaces one that had provided five years’ reliable service until it was written off in ...
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17/01/2020

Haulier picks Teletrac Navman

Specialist haulage business Chris Wright is making its first move into ...
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17/01/2020

Henderson Group rates Renault

Northern Ireland-based The Henderson Group has taken delivery of 15 ...
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16/01/2020

Prohire delivers for Abbey

Bulk tanker operator Abbey Logistics Group has taken delivery of 11 DAF ...
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16/01/2020

Cool choice for food delivery

Swedish online grocery business MatHem.se has taken delivery of 30 new ...
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16/01/2020

CNH buys engine tech spin-out

Ricardo has announced it is selling its spin-out company Dolphin N2 to CNH ...
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15/01/2020

Oxford zero emission plans

Oxford could become the first UK city to have a zero emission zone (ZEZ), ...
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15/01/2020

Two electric buses for Glasgow

First Glasgow has taken delivery of two all-electric Enviro200 EV buses, ...
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15/01/2020

Two new traffic commissioners

Two new traffic commissioners have been appointed: Gerallt Evans will be ...
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Features
06/01/2020

Cranes & loaders: Big problems

Although mobile cranes generally have been brought into the annual test required of all HGVs, larger units are still exempt. Toby Clark examines new voluntary guidance for them

Before May 2018, mobile cranes based on HGV chassis – that is, vehicles used solely as cranes, rather than load-carrying HGVs fitted with loader cranes – were exempt from ...
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06/01/2020

Computer bus

Later this year, a single-decker will drive itself and passengers across the Forth Road Bridge in Scotland, in what is said to be a world first
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06/01/2020

Connecting hands-free

While fully autonomous trucks are still a long way off, some of the components which will be needed for them to practically work are already in existence, including fully automated couplings. Lucy Radley profiles two
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06/01/2020

Electric vision

IVECO and Nikola of the USA are aiming to persuade UK and European hauliers to go zero-emission for long-haul work with the launch of a hydrogen fuel cell truck with a claimed range of up to 500 miles, reports Steve Banner
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