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News
23/08/2019

Prohire caters to requirements for Bunzl deal

Bunzl Catering Supplies, supplier of non-food consumables to the catering and hospitality sector, has appointed Prohire to supply and manage its 110-strong fleet of delivery vehicles operating from seven branches and a national distribution centre.

The fleet is supplied on long-term hire and comprises: Mercedes Actros tractors, fitted with a ...
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23/08/2019

Ten Isuzu trucks for Biffa

Waste management business Biffa has deployed ten new Isuzu 3.5-tonne ...
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23/08/2019

Hawkins tests FH powertrains

Staffordshire-based Hawkins Logistics has put three new Volvo FH-500 ...
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22/08/2019

Tipper boost with AutoLift

Hampshire-based John Stacey & Sons has specified Thompsons Loadmaster ...
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22/08/2019

New group for CV solutions

SB Components, Priden Engineering and McPhee Mixers are collaborating ...
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22/08/2019

Cool Isuzu choice for VMS

VMS Fleet Management is taking delivery of 37 Isuzu dual-compartment ...
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21/08/2019

CML rates Carrier's new units

CML Fulfilment & Logistics, a division of the Culina Group, has taken ...
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21/08/2019

Vehicle hire firms win listing

Ryder, Nexus Vehicle Rental and Enterprise Rent-A-Car are among eleven ...
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21/08/2019

Council picks up new Strata

Essex County Council has taken delivery of a low-floor Strata bus, from ...
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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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