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20/11/2019

City Circle orders 20 more Scania Irizar coaches

City Circle (UK) has placed an order for 20 Scania Irizar coaches for delivery in 2020 – the first of which will be the 100th Scania Irizar vehicle to be put into service by the operator.

All 20 on order are Scania Irizar i6S models, of which 18 will be tri-axles with the remaining two based on 4x2 chassis.The 18 tri-axle vehicles will be built ...
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20/11/2019

Aftermarket drive belt range

Continental says it now offers a full range of drive belts for the ...
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20/11/2019

Feed supplier picks Microlise

Agricultural supplier Carrs Billington has signed with Microlise to ...
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19/11/2019

I-Shift Dual Clutch tips it

Welsh tipper operator OJ Jones & Son has purchased the UK’s first Volvo FM ...
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19/11/2019

Trakm8 delivers for Altrad

Industrial maintenance provider Altrad Services UK is reporting ...
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19/11/2019

Firestone launches air springs

Firestone Industrial Products has introduced an expanded range of parts ...
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18/11/2019

DAF dealer expands site

Dealer group Ford & Slater has invested £150,000 in a new building at its ...
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18/11/2019

Trailer tyre pressure system

BPW is launching a trailer tyre pressure control system, called AirSave, ...
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18/11/2019

DWP debuts new Schmitz unit

International transport business DWP & Sons has become the first operator ...
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Features
06/11/2019

Trailer specification: Suzie connections

Although the advanced braking and electrical systems on today’s articulated heavy vehicles are a huge step forward compared to previous technology, none of them can function without reliable ‘suzie’ connections between truck and trailer, reports Lucy Radley

There are many sources of information out there which talk about safe coupling and ...
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06/11/2019

Skeletal trailer overview

For operators looking to buy their first skeletal trailer, the choice can seem a little bewildering. As well as deciding on which of the many manufacturers to go for, there is a seemingly huge range of options to look at, each with ...
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06/11/2019

Box trailers buck the trend

UK trailer makers have been investing heavily in bigger premises, smarter manufacturing and new products. But will Brexit throw a spanner in their works? Brian Weatherley detects positive signs
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06/11/2019

IRTE best practice guides

IRTE best practice guides, which range from tyre maintenance to testing fuel economy interventions, were devised to help improve safety across industry. They consolidate common sense and in some cases break new ground
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