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News
23/07/2014

Latest wins for Scania coach business

Scania has announced two wins for its coach business, with an Irizar i6 for Stephensons of Easingwold and an Irizar Century for Milligans Coach Travel.

North Yorkshire-based Stephensons has taken delivery of a Scania K 360 IB4x2 coach with Irizar i6 bodywork (pictured). The 12.45m long vehicle has 53 passenger seats with three-point seat ...
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23/07/2014

Brighton bus emissions report

Early results of a research project to evaluate in-service bus emissions ...
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23/07/2014

Yodel schedules fuel savings

Parcel delivery business Yodel is trialling web-based scheduling ...
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22/07/2014

Brewer saves fuel with MAN

Brewer and pub retailer Marston's has taken delivery of its first MAN TGS ...
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22/07/2014

Michelin launches X Multi T

This month sees the European launch of Michelin's 385/65 R 22.5 X Multi T ...
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22/07/2014

Lightfoot marches into Spain

Ashwoods Lightfoot is expanding the reach of Lightfoot, its driver ...
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21/07/2014

IRTE names best technicians

The bus industry's top technicians were named late last week (17 July ...
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Features
02/07/2014

Training our technicians for a challenging world

If there was ever any doubt over the importance that DVSA (Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency, formerly VOSA) attaches to ensuring the competence of technicians for maintaining vehicle roadworthiness – and of the IRTE's (Institute of Road Transport) central role in this endeavour – that must surely now have been excised.

Not only is DVSA ...
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02/07/2014

Trakker transformation

Preparing defence standard trucks for delivery on active service from amphibious vehicles and/or to operate in the arctic takes some special measures. Brian Tinham talks to the converters
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02/07/2014

Walmart wonder wagon

Even Walmart's CEO admits his company's latest hybrid concept artic might never make it onto the road, but it provides the perfect 'what if' test-bed for future truck technologies. Brian Weatherley reports
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02/07/2014

Turbo retarder

Truck transmissions running at STGO gross weights take a lot of punishment, and they need skilful handling. The driving launch of the Mercedes-Benz SLT heavy haulage chassis shows how the load can be lightened, reports Ian Norwell
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