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11/11/2019

Charity backers visit driver training centre in Zambia

Nine representatives of UK companies have visited Transaid’s industrial training centre (ITC) in Zambia, to see first-hand the results of the donations their businesses have made.

The visitors saw the driver training facility in full operation, including the fleet of HGV, PSV and forklift truck training vehicles donated by UK firms. This included ...
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11/11/2019

Alltrucks deal with Prometeon

Alltrucks Truck & Trailer Service and industrial tyre maker Prometeon have ...
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11/11/2019

McAuliffe picks Volvo FMX

McAuliffe Civil Engineering has added five new Volvo FMX 8x4 rigids to its ...
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08/11/2019

Mega benefits from Schmitz

Schmitz Cargobull has announced Mega versions of its M.CS rigid ...
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08/11/2019

Bus and coach lender acquired

Asset Alliance Group has acquired Valley Finance, a specialist leasing and ...
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08/11/2019

First-year report on eActros

Mercedes-Benz has reported on the first year of operational trials of its ...
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07/11/2019

X-Way tipper for JW Crowther

Plant hire and bulk excavation business JW Crowther has added the first ...
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07/11/2019

Volvo electric trucks on sale

Volvo Trucks has announced that its Volvo FL and FE electric vehicles are ...
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07/11/2019

Fuel from manure by 2021

CNG Fuels has announced plans to become the UK’s first supplier of ...
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Features
06/11/2019

Trailer specification: Suzie connections

Although the advanced braking and electrical systems on today’s articulated heavy vehicles are a huge step forward compared to previous technology, none of them can function without reliable ‘suzie’ connections between truck and trailer, reports Lucy Radley

There are many sources of information out there which talk about safe coupling and ...
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06/11/2019

Skeletal trailer overview

For operators looking to buy their first skeletal trailer, the choice can seem a little bewildering. As well as deciding on which of the many manufacturers to go for, there is a seemingly huge range of options to look at, each with ...
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06/11/2019

Box trailers buck the trend

UK trailer makers have been investing heavily in bigger premises, smarter manufacturing and new products. But will Brexit throw a spanner in their works? Brian Weatherley detects positive signs
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06/11/2019

IRTE best practice guides

IRTE best practice guides, which range from tyre maintenance to testing fuel economy interventions, were devised to help improve safety across industry. They consolidate common sense and in some cases break new ground
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