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News
19/06/2019

Assetminder launches graphical planner for vehicle maintenance and repair

Assetminder is now offering an enterprise planner module within its cloud-based fleet maintenance and workshop management system, which the company says can boost workshop efficiency and compliance.

With the new functionality, users can allocate technicians and workshop bays, as well as manage vehicle maintenance cycles. The graphical scheduling ...
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19/06/2019

Live cameras for Biffa trucks

Waste management company Biffa is equipping 80 of its vehicles with live ...
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19/06/2019

Scania urban vehicle concept

Scania has unveiled a concept battery electric self-driving vehicle, ...
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18/06/2019

Trailer fleet management

Commercial vehicle braking systems supplier Wabco has teamed up with ...
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18/06/2019

Technician shortage 'crisis'

More than half (52.7%) of vacancies for vehicle mechanics, technicians and ...
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18/06/2019

Smart solution from Hyva

Hyva is launching a cloud-based fleet management and onboard tipping ...
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17/06/2019

Cadent fleet emissions prize

Technology company Clayton Power UK, in partnership with gas distributor ...
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17/06/2019

Smart tacho demand

Tachograph manufacturer Stoneridge is reporting strong demand for its full ...
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17/06/2019

UK technicians fly the flag

A team of technicians from dealer Norfolk Truck and Van, in Norwich, will ...
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Features
04/06/2019

Fuels and lubricants: A new look at gas

The new gas-powered Volvo trucks have a powertrain based on the manufacturer’s diesel engine technology. No other truck manufacturer offers anything like it, reports Darren Newman

Volvo’s FH and FM LNG (liquefied natural gas) tractors draw on the Volvo G13C LNG engine for performance on par with standard diesels with the same power rating, but ...
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04/06/2019

The cost of FAME

100% waste-based biodiesel seems to be turning into the pariah of alternative fuels. Is it folly to overlook its contribution to CO2 reduction? By Peter Shakespeare and Richard Simpson
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04/06/2019

Gas and air

A government body wants the UK to have an all-electric truck fleet by 2050. Richard Simpson examines alternatives
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04/06/2019

Buyer beware

VLS warns that CO2 emission reductions could end up invalidating warranty claims made by garages, reports Peter Shakespeare
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