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News
30/01/2015

Trailer and tanker manufacturers line up for the CV Show 2015

More trailer and tanker manufacturers will be exhibiting at the 2015 Commercial Vehicle Show (14-16 April at the NEC, Birmingham) than at any other of the events since the pre-recession show in 2008, according to the organisers.

The trailer manufacturer line-up will include first-timer Tiger Trailers, a new business formed by John and Steven ...
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30/01/2015

Edge opts for new Volvos

Storage and distribution business Edge Transport has taken delivery of its ...
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30/01/2015

NFT locks into Jost

Chilled food logistics provider NFT has selected the Jost fifth wheel to ...
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30/01/2015

Dial-A-Loo rolls out MAN TGM

Portable toilet business Dial-A-Loo has extended its vehicle fleet with a ...
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29/01/2015

Volvo FH16 for heavy haulage

A new series Volvo FH16-550, Euro 6 6x4 heavy-haulage tractor unit, plated ...
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29/01/2015

Eco Park chooses Stertil Koni

The state-of-the-art fleet workshop at Healthcare Environmental Group’s ...
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29/01/2015

VW picks up 129-van deal

East Riding of Yorkshire Council has awarded a deal to Volkswagen ...
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Features
06/01/2015

Strategy for improvement, or busy fools syndrome?

Whatever happened to winding down for Christmas? For much of transport, which, like retail, has its busiest time during the season, the question rarely arises. But for the vast majority of industry, commerce and government, it's traditionally time to ease off the accelerator and look forward (or not) to the office party and its associated merriment.
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06/01/2015

Lifting moments

There's more to specifying truck-mounted cranes and loaders than meets the eye. Brian Tinham examines the technical, operational and commercial issues that fleet engineers might want to consider
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06/01/2015

Gearing up for growth?

If 2013 marked the start of economic recovery for commercial vehicle operators, 2014 was about working to make growth sustainable. John Challen and Brian Tinham cast an eye over the last 12 months, focusing on operating cost data and ...
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06/01/2015

Ahead by a nose

Brussels is keen to see a new generation of long-nose trucks on Europe's roads – not only to improve aerodynamics but also to reduce collisions between HGVs and vulnerable road users. Brian Weatherley investigates
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