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News
07/08/2020

Greggs takes delivery of one of Europe’s first Thermo King hybrid fridges

Bakery Greggs is one of the first customers in Europe to take delivery of Thermo King’s T- and UT-Series hybrid refrigeration systems that switch between diesel and electric mode, allowing transporters to operate in inner cities, residential areas and low emission zones with the unit’s diesel engine turned off.

Three new trucks with Thermo King ...
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06/08/2020

Finance for Hultsteins fridge

Hultsteins, the Swedish and British transport refrigeration supplier, has ...
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06/08/2020

Microlise drivers of the year

A trio of drivers from Culina Logistics, Gist and Yodel have scooped the ...
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05/08/2020

Check transmission servicing

​Savings of £200,000 per year on truck transmission servicing costs are ...
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05/08/2020

Haulier expands 7.5t fleet

With the arrival of six new Isuzu 7.5 tonne N75.190 rigid trucks, ...
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04/08/2020

Carrier launches three fridges

Carrier Transicold is introducing three new transport refrigeration units ...
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04/08/2020

Geofencing comes to vans

The Ford Transit Custom plug-in hybrid now comes with the option of ...
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03/08/2020

Year's MOT holiday for some

DVSA has announced plans to offer some fleets a 12-month exemption from ...
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02/08/2020

Light bodies earn extra pounds

Surrey quarry owner and tipper operator J&J Franks has put into service ...
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Features
06/08/2020

ADAS windscreen safety warning

The safety benefits provided by ADAS systems depend on accurate installation and precision calibration. Those requirements pose some pitfalls for the unwary fleet engineer, particularly where windscreen-mounted cameras are concerned, finds Lucy Radley

Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) such as lane departure warning systems (LDWS) and ...
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06/08/2020

Latest urban truck design

Low-entry cabs are growing in popularity, in part due to the implementation of Transport for London’s Direct Vision scheme. John Challen examines the pros and cons of the new form of urban transport
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06/08/2020

Torsus off-road bus

A Czech-built conversion of the MAN 13.5t chassis seats 38. Strap in: it’s a bumpy ride
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06/08/2020

Training and T Levels

Although trailblazer apprenticeships only emerged a few years ago, they have been followed by a further technical qualification. What does the transport industry think about the new T Levels, asks John Challen
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