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18/02/2019

Dutch operator trials second DAF CF Electric

Dutch operator Tinie Manders Transport has taken delivery of a DAF CF Electric to use on its contract with DHL around the Eindhoven region.

Tinie Manders is the second operator to be conducting real-world trials of the fully electric truck, after the first went into service in December with Dutch retailer Jumbo (see link below). “We are very ...
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18/02/2019

TruckEast Norwich award

TruckEast Norwich has been crowned Scania’s depot of the year, outscoring ...
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18/02/2019

Operator on side with Ekeri

Transport and logistics business Paul Ponsonby has taken delivery of a ...
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15/02/2019

New £22m home for Tiger

Trailer maker and commercial vehicle bodybuilder Tiger Trailers has moved ...
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15/02/2019

First Isuzu trucks for council

Amber Valley Borough Council has taken delivery of its first Isuzu ...
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15/02/2019

Bigger workshop for Go Plant

Go Plant Fleet Services has expanded a workshop to support its commercial ...
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14/02/2019

FL shines at Leeds Bronze

Bronze bearings and bushes manufacturer Leeds Bronze Engineering has taken ...
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14/02/2019

Manfreight orders 100 trailers

Craigavon-based logistics business Manfreight has ordered 100 Schmitz ...
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14/02/2019

Highways England stopping CVs

A new partnership between Highways England and the Driver and Vehicle ...
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Features
04/02/2019

Hybrid drivelines: Born to be mild

Partial vehicle electrification through technologies such as regenerative braking, starter/generators and even stop-start systems in so-called ‘mild-hybrid’ systems can provide significant fuel savings, finds Steve Banner

Modifying established diesel powertrains using mild-hybrid technology to make them work with greater efficiency can be more ...
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04/02/2019

Diesel’s not dead (yet)

The IAA Show in September 2018 was remarkable for the foregrounding of non-diesel trucks. But, in the background, it appears that there is still more to be squeezed from the diesel engine. By Richard Simpson
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04/02/2019

Electrics over Europe

When it comes to electric trucks, MAN has a plan. John Challen reports
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04/02/2019

Labour of love: Ox offroader

A vehicle designer and a lubricant OEM have seen a prototype low-cost 4x2 for poor rural areas around the world begin testing in India, reports Will Dalrymple
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