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News
21/08/2019

Mellor Strata ‘perfect addition’ for Essex County Council

Essex County Council has taken delivery of a low-floor Strata bus, from Mellor, describing it as “the perfect addition” for its ongoing fleet upgrade programme.

The 22-seater vehicle will be used on a route between Harlow and Epping, six days a week.As well as delivering up to 22mpg fuel performance, the bus is certified to the Low Emission Bus ...
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20/08/2019

Merritts buys bespoke trailer

Heavy machinery moving business Joseph Merritt Group has acquired a new ...
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20/08/2019

Quarry firm digs new Volvo FH

Morayshire-based Limehillock Quarries has taken delivery of a Volvo ...
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20/08/2019

Free telematics from Mercedes

Mercedes-Benz Vans is including driver monitoring software as standard, ...
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19/08/2019

ASCO upgrades with Renault

Aberdeen-based logistics operator ASCO Group has taken delivery of 15 ...
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19/08/2019

Coach operator rates Scania

Margate, Kent-based L&I Coaches has taken delivery of two more Scania ...
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19/08/2019

Rioned pumps up Canter order

Sewer and drain cleaning equipment manufacturer Rioned has followed up its ...
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16/08/2019

Hermes cuts miles with Don-Bur

Delivery business Hermes has taken delivery of 32 new double-decker ...
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16/08/2019

Meat transporter rates Volvo

Waterford-based temperature-controlled transport operator Twomey To You ...
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Features
05/08/2019

Parts for print

Rather than wait weeks or months for a body panel, one bus operator has developed a system to produce replacement parts overnight - by 3D printing. Brian Wall reports

A form of additive manufacturing, 3D printing is a reversal of the traditional approach we could now call ‘subtractive manufacturing’, where material is removed through grinding or ...
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05/08/2019

Happy trails

Trailblazer apprenticeships for bus, coach and HGV technicians turned three years old in 2019. As the first wave of apprentices now finish their assessments, hopes for the programme’s future remain high, reports Chris Tindall
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05/08/2019

Can IVECO S-Way the buyer?

With a completely new look and focus on aerodynamics and running costs, IVECO finally launched its S-Way long-haul cab in Madrid. Kevin Swallow reports
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05/08/2019

Off the back foot

Electronic braking systems are fast establishing their credentials across the bus, coach and truck industries – and that is only likely to accelerate as the race towards fully autonomous vehicles gathers momentum, reports Brian Wall
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