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News
14/11/2019

People news

Our roundup of personnel news starts with Alliance Transport Technologies, which has appointed a new head of specialist resourcing to support the way in which contract engineering labour is applied across the bus, coach and commercial vehicle industries in the UK.

Tom Day has over 12 years’ experience in the bus and coach and commercial vehicle ...
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14/11/2019

Newport joins ECO Stars scheme

Newport City Council has become the first local authority in Wales to join ...
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14/11/2019

Euro VI D Volvo FH deliver

Tyrells Court, part of crisp maker Tyrrells Food Group, is reporting ...
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14/11/2019

Landmark ruling in DPF case

Emission control system maker Eminox has welcomed the result of a legal ...
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13/11/2019

Gas truck project savings

A UK research project has resulted in a saving of more than 1,400 tonnes ...
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13/11/2019

Allison retrofit trial results

Fife Council is retrofitting 11 of its RCV fleet with Allison ...
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13/11/2019

Dealer rates T Cards Online

Yeovil-based dealership SMV Commercials is reporting improved workflow ...
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12/11/2019

LGV assessor qualification

The National Register of LGV Instructors (NRI) has launched the first ...
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12/11/2019

BPW appoints GTG Training

BPW has partnered with Glasgow-based GTG Training for the delivery of ...
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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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