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20/09/2019

TWT Logistics drives back to Mercedes-Benz

South Wales-based TWT Logistics Group has taken delivery of the latest of 12 Mercedes-Benz Actros commissioned within the last year, in a return to the marque for the operator.

Key to the switch was the appointment two years ago by local dealer Euro Commercials of Gary Clark, truck sales manager. Clark had previously worked for another brand and ...
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20/09/2019

New Traxon and Duron oils

Petro-Canada Lubricants has added Duron Advanced 5W-30 and Traxon ...
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20/09/2019

Wincanton signs with Michelin

Wincanton has signed a five-year Effitires tyre management contract with ...
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19/09/2019

Arocs vacuum tankers for Lanes

Utility sector operator Lanes Group has added two 32-tonne Mercedes-Benz ...
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19/09/2019

Translink takes 30 B11Rs

Northern Ireland-based operator Translink has upgraded its fleet with 30 ...
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19/09/2019

TfL funds bus safety trials

Transport for London has announced five safety systems are to be trialled ...
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18/09/2019

Volvo delivers for DHL

Contract logistics operator DHL Supply Chain has taken delivery of the ...
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18/09/2019

BYD-ADL single-deck upgrade

BYD Europe and Alexander Dennis (ADL) have announced that their electric ...
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18/09/2019

NHS Trust picks Fleetwave

The East of England Ambulance Service (EEAST) is rolling out Fleetwave ...
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Features
06/09/2019

Clutches and transmissions: Turbocompound interest

A new long-haul package deal from Volvo, among other features, sees the return of turbocompounding, in which extra use is made of exhaust gases. The result is smooth power at low revs, finds Lucy Radley

Volvo Trucks’ latest release, its FH tractor with I-Save, will, it says, save up to 7% on fuel costs over the standard spec D13 counterpart, ...
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06/09/2019

Halfway house

Only Scania offers a compromise when choosing between manual and automated transmissions in heavy goods vehicles, finds Kevin Swallow
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06/09/2019

Inspector gadget

An Israeli start-up is using artificial intelligence to automatically perform visual inspections of undercarriages in a fleet of 150 buses at an Israeli depot of bus operator Kavim, reports Will Dalrymple
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06/09/2019

Keeping trucks in check

DVSA maintenance assessments are not widely reported, possibly because of the mixed results that come out of them and how those results could be interpreted. John Challen takes a closer look
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