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24/06/2019

Lyon Metropole picks up first Renault D Wide ZE

Lyon Metropole has taken delivery of a Renault D Wide ZE refuse collection vehicle (RCV), the first pre-production model in the new all-electric range due for launch at the end of this year.

The 26-tonne vehicle features an electric engine in the wheelbase, providing the interface between the truck and its equipment. The vehicle has been ...
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24/06/2019

MAN TGE ambulances for Falck

Ambulance provider Falck has taken delivery of 92 MAN TGE vehicles for its ...
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24/06/2019

New site for Keltruck

Scania dealer Keltruck has officially opened a new service centre in ...
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21/06/2019

Fast fire suppression system

Alliance Transport Technologies has launched a new division to offer fire ...
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21/06/2019

Brocks builds up IVECO fleet

Bulk excavation business Brocks Haulage has taken delivery of the UK’s ...
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21/06/2019

Fleet data boost for operator

Home interiors wholesaler McGowan and Rutherford has implemented a vehicle ...
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20/06/2019

Special gearbox for Volvo FM

Cornish haulier Burcombe Haulage has taken delivery of a new Volvo FM ...
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20/06/2019

New patron for SOE

The Society of Operations Engineers (SOE) has announced that Sir John ...
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20/06/2019

Haulier drives up mpg

Scottish haulier Ian Craig Haulage is reporting a 10% boost to mpg figures ...
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Features
04/06/2019

Fuels and lubricants: A new look at gas

The new gas-powered Volvo trucks have a powertrain based on the manufacturer’s diesel engine technology. No other truck manufacturer offers anything like it, reports Darren Newman

Volvo’s FH and FM LNG (liquefied natural gas) tractors draw on the Volvo G13C LNG engine for performance on par with standard diesels with the same power rating, but ...
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04/06/2019

The cost of FAME

100% waste-based biodiesel seems to be turning into the pariah of alternative fuels. Is it folly to overlook its contribution to CO2 reduction? By Peter Shakespeare and Richard Simpson
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04/06/2019

Gas and air

A government body wants the UK to have an all-electric truck fleet by 2050. Richard Simpson examines alternatives
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04/06/2019

Buyer beware

VLS warns that CO2 emission reductions could end up invalidating warranty claims made by garages, reports Peter Shakespeare
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