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27/03/2015

First DAF Euro 6 dual-fuel HGV at the CV Show 2015

The UK’s first DAF Euro 6 dual-fuel tractor unit – an XF 12.8 litre, 450bhp with small midlift – will be displayed on liquefied gas supplier Gasrec’s stand at this year’s Commercial Vehicle Show (14—16 April, at the NEC Birmingham).

Gasrec's stand, which the company is sharing with Dieselgas (formerly Prins Autogas), will major on liquid and ...
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27/03/2015

Renault vs MAN and Scania

East Midlands-based Mid UK Recycling has taken delivery of two 44-tonne ...
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27/03/2015

FTA welcomes £4m gas fund

The Freight Transport Association has welcomed the government’s ...
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27/03/2015

£80m green funding

Projects aimed at bringing fuel cells to van fleets, developing ...
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27/03/2015

Triennial review of TCs

The triennial review of the traffic commissioners for Great Britain has ...
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27/03/2015

Tennant turns to SAF axles

Tennant Transport of Forth has taken delivery of its first order of 12 ...
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27/03/2015

Paperless fleet management

Local authorities are increasing looking at paperless methods of enforcing ...
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Features
03/03/2015

Power to the people at the CV Show 2015

There are times when the power of the people is greater than that of the legislature and its executive. Just occasionally, even the dominance of Europe in matters regulatory is usurped and the market finds itself bowing to the will of what amount to regional pressure groups.

So it is with London's Safer Lorry Scheme, now set to go live on 1 ...
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03/03/2015

Get a grip

Managing hefty trucks on snow and ice requires techniques many UK fleets never master. Ian Norwell travels to Scandinavia with Scania to see how drivers cope at -12°C – and how the manufacturer’s operationally-led research is changing ...
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03/03/2015

CV Show 2015

New names, products and services in transport – the CV Show 2015 promises plenty for visitors to discover when it opens in Birmingham (14—16 April at the NEC). John Challen picks out some highlights
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03/03/2015

Carbon dating

Is the European Commission’s VECTO project the best way to help drive down truck and bus fuel consumption and CO2 emissions? Brian Weatherley talks to Cummins Engines
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