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15/11/2018

European Parliament votes for HGV emissions to drop by 35% by 2030

The European Parliament has backed plans for HGVs to cut CO2 emissions by 35% by 2030, with an intermediate target reduction of 20% by 2025.

It is the first time CO2 standards for trucks have been set in the EU, and was passed yesterday (14 November) by 373 votes to 285. The MEPs have adopted a higher target than that proposed by the European ...
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15/11/2018

Operator switched on to Harsh

Malcolm Logistics has approved Harsh electric sheeting for its walking ...
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15/11/2018

Upgraded site for MAN Broxburn

MAN Truck & Bus Broxburn has reopened following a £200,000 upgrade to the ...
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14/11/2018

OE-approved calipers for LF

All-makes truck and trailer parts business TRP has announced it can now ...
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14/11/2018

Digital signatures for TMs

Transport managers can now sign licensing applications digitally, using ...
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14/11/2018

New trucks for recovery firm

Manchester-based recovery operator iRescue24 has taken delivery of three ...
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13/11/2018

TE readers' survey

Readers are invited to take a survey to gain a chance to win £100 in ...
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13/11/2018

Sparks in 20-trailer deal

Glastonbury-based Sparks Transport has added another 20 curtainsider ...
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13/11/2018

Group action on truck pricing

Law firm Edwin Coe has filed a group action seeking damages for businesses ...
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Features
05/11/2018

Blue-flame trucks

Gas-powered engines are hardly new – some of the very first internal combustion engines were gas-fuelled – but it is only now, with emissions all-important, that natural gas is becoming a viable alternative to diesel power. But what technology will these engines use, and are they likely to take over soon, asks Toby Clark

The main reason for ...
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05/11/2018

Gas supply options for trucks

The popularity of gas trucks is increasing along with an extending network for refuelling them, reports Chris Tindall
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05/11/2018

Howard Seymour's introduction

"Having introduced the Society of Operations Engineers’ 2025 Vision a year ago, I can report today at the 2018 IRTE conference that we are well on the way to delivering it.
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05/11/2018

UPS advises on green transport

Conference delegates at the 2018 IRTE conference heard from UPS director of sustainability Peter Harris, who described how the parcel delivery business deals with environmental pressures. Steve Banner reports
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