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News
23/04/2014

Dearman consortium gets £1.9m TSB engine development award

A consortium led by the Dearman Engine Company has been awarded £1.9 million in the latest round of IDP10 (low-carbon vehicle) funding from the Technology Strategy Board to support the development of its heat-recovery system for urban commercial vehicles.

Toby Peters, founder and CEO of the Dearman Engine Company, claims that his innovative ...
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23/04/2014

Vita Group Actros trials

Corby-based Ball & Young, part of the Vita Group, is running its first ...
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23/04/2014

Van fleets losing out on tyres

Operators of van fleets could be paying over the odds for their tyres and ...
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23/04/2014

IAE completes Iveco upgrade

Livestock equipment manufacturer IAE has completed its fleet upgrade to ...
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23/04/2014

Juratek backs truck racing

Brake disc and pad supplier Juratek is continuing its support of truck ...
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22/04/2014

Mercedes-Benz takes 34

Mercedes-Benz will be making its significant presence felt at the ...
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22/04/2014

P&T Woodruff's new Range C

P&T Woodruff Haulage has taken delivery of the UK's first Renault Trucks ...
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Features
03/04/2014

How about a sustainable route for road transport?

As we go to press, the transport industry's verdict on last month's budget is best expressed as 'could have done so much better'. Yes, it may well have been a budget for the 'doers, makers and savers', as the chancellor put it, but there wasn't much for hard-pressed transport operators wrestling with a fragile economic recovery.

The FTA ...
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03/04/2014

CV Show preview

As the transport industry continues to recover post-recession, John Challen finds plenty of innovations promised for Commercial Vehicle Show, 29 April to 1 May at the NEC
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03/04/2014

Got what it takes?

With reports of eightfold improvements in first-time MOT pass rates, 66% reductions in PRS (pass after rectification at station) and returns on investment of 200%, irtec appears to be flying. Brian Tinham reports
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03/04/2014

Tipping point

Nowhere is weight contested as fiercely as in the tipper market, where payload is almost always king. However, with issues around Euro 6, safety and type approval, there are other factors to consider. Steve Banner reports
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