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18/10/2019

Scania launches new generation Citywide range

Scania has announced a new generation of its Citywide range for urban and suburban operations, promising lower fuel consumption, higher passenger capacity and improved experience for passengers and driver.

The updated range will include all fuel variants, with the battery-electric version the first to market.The side-mounted engine placement of ...
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18/10/2019

ADL unveils Class II Enviro500

Alexander Dennis (ADL) is unveiling a European Class II inter-urban ...
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18/10/2019

Cummins cuts engine emissions

Cummins says its L9N natural gas bus engine can now achieve “close to zero ...
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17/10/2019

Certas upgrades FuelTrace

Fuels and lubricants supplier Certas Energy has released an upgraded ...
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17/10/2019

Qualitex taps into Mercedes

Bathroom distributor Qualitex Supplies has taken delivery of two more ...
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17/10/2019

Rivus wins two new deals

Rivus Fleet Solutions – the new name for BT Fleet Solutions – has ...
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17/10/2019

Maritime in 330-truck deal

Maritime Transport has confirmed orders with Scania for a total of 330 ...
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16/10/2019

Millers picks up new Sprinters

Breakdown business Millers Recovery has taken delivery of two ...
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16/10/2019

XPO boosts gas tractor fleet

XPO Logistics has purchased 100 Stralis NP tractors, from IVECO, for its ...
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Features
09/10/2019

Power politics in electric drivetrains

Engineering is not enough. Political and fiscal incentives will decide the fortunes of hybrid trucks, argues Richard Simpson

Thanks to grants and tax concessions, hybrids have been one of the great successes of the automotive industry in these otherwise troubled times.The second half of 2017 saw a 40%-plus increase in registrations of plug-in ...
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09/10/2019

Space age

Using the lightest element in the universe, hydrogen, produces only energy and water vapour, which is why some see it as the future of fuel in the long term. Publicly funded bus trials have been overcoming some of its issues – ...
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09/10/2019

A third rail for road

A number of electric roads are currently in testing, mostly in Sweden, Germany and China. Invited by a Swedish Transport Administration official, Tim Wynne-Jones reports from Frankfurt’s ERS conference in May 2019
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09/10/2019

A history of irtec

The irtec technician qualification scheme has helped to raise standards and safety across the commercial vehicle world. Its expansion – which was never a certainty, particularly in the early days – is one of the SOE’s biggest ...
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