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News
21/11/2014

Renault Range C delivers on its promise for G Webb Haulage

Bulk waste and contaminated soil specialist G Webb Haulage has extended its 42-strong fleet with its first Renault vehicle, a Range C 8x4 tipper.

Supplied by dealer Sparks Commercial Services, the Longstanton-based operator's latest addition features a custom-built Aliweld body and has gone into operation on its contract with Thames Water. G ...
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21/11/2014

UK's first 'Bio-Bus'

Britain's first biomethane-powered bus has gone into operation, ...
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21/11/2014

Operator cuts fuel with TomTom

Healthcare transport business PAM Distribution is reporting fuel savings ...
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20/11/2014

Airedale takes DAF XF

Chemical manufacturer and distributor Airedale Chemicals has taken ...
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20/11/2014

Pink Actros for Solstor

Temperature-controlled distribution business Solstor UK has taken delivery ...
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20/11/2014

Free winter checks for VW vans

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles is offering van drivers a free ...
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19/11/2014

irtec for Terberg technicians

Handling equipment manufacturer Terberg DTS has announced that all its ...
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Features
05/11/2014

So you want to cut costs, carbon and EC fines?

Time is running out. Not only is the EC currently taking legal action against the UK for its "failure to cut excessive levels of nitrogen dioxide" from diesel engines by the 2010 deadline, but in just six years we're in danger of missing another Brussels deadline – that imposed by RED (the Renewable Energy Directive).

This directive requires at ...
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05/11/2014

Gearing up

Gearboxes can be confusing so, given that they rarely cause problems, tend to get neglected. In the first of a two-part series, Brian Tinham talks to Scania's Keith Gallon about troubleshooting
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05/11/2014

Blues and twos

CV operators are constantly required to improve service levels and efficiency, but what if your fleet's performance, availability and maintenance are a matter of life and death? Toby Clark talks to fleet managers working in the ...
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05/11/2014

Are you ready?

Failure to prepare is preparing to fail, as the management truism goes. Brian Tinham talks to three very different operators about how they prepare their fleets for winter
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