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News
22/08/2014

Walkers rates r2c Online for improving fleet management

Palletised goods transporter Walkers Transport has gone live with r2c Online to improve the management of its fleet of 200 commercial vehicles.

The Leeds-based haulier, which maintains all its vehicles in-house, says that since implementation in July (2014), it has already started to see efficiency improvements. "Things were too messy ...
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22/08/2014

Actros feeds ABN fuel savings

Farm feeds supplier ABN has taken delivery of 19 Mercedes-Benz Actros 2445 ...
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22/08/2014

The Proving Factory at LCV2014

Launched last year to help develop low-carbon technology for the ...
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22/08/2014

Spark plugs for CNG HGVs

Federal-Mogul Powertrain has developed a range of spark plugs for ...
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21/08/2014

Volvo launches CNG truck

Volvo Trucks is launching a gas-powered version of its Volvo FE truck.
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21/08/2014

Online drive for apprentices

Commercial vehicle manufacturers, including Volvo Trucks, Ford, Scania and ...
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21/08/2014

Saville’s Freights' Range Ts

Bristol-based logistics firm Saville's Freights has taken delivery of six ...
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Features
06/08/2014

People news for August

Des Evans, formerly chief executive of MAN Truck & Bus UK, has stepped down from his post, due to illness. His duties will be performed by the board of directors until a successor is appointed. "Everyone involved with Des – be they customers, work colleagues or suppliers – will want to wish this larger-than-life character a speedy and full recovery," says ... » Read More

06/08/2014

Rrenewables to go mainstream

In the end, achieving change is all about money seasoned with political will. Look at the report published last month by the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP), which reveals that bus and coach manufacturers have been leading ...
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06/08/2014

Roll of honour

60 technicians from 10 bus operators took part in the IRTE Skills Challenge. Brian Tinham reports from last month's awards ceremony
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06/08/2014

Efficiency equation

Modern workshop management systems promise to transform workshop efficiency and flexibility, as well as technician quality and productivity – but what should you look for? Toby Clark reports
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