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22/05/2017

Fraikin provides council with special needs school buses

Fraikin has signed a sale and lease back agreement with Harrow Council for a fleet of 40 vehicles to be used for a new pooled transport service that will help young people with special needs get to school.

The initiative is a joint venture between Harrow Council and Brent Council, with Harrow taking over the running of Brent’s Passenger Transport ...
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22/05/2017

Michelin argues for 1.6mm wear

Michelin is rejecting calls from parts of the automotive tyre industry to ...
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22/05/2017

Thompsons launches ServiceTech

Bodybuilder Thompsons will using the forthcoming TIP-ex show (Harrogate ...
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22/05/2017

More Sprinters for Hydraquip

Hydraulic hose business Hydraquip has taken delivery of another batch of ...
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22/05/2017

WH Malcolm has new Skylift

WH Malcolm is using a customised heavy-duty platform lift, from Sterti ...
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19/05/2017

Millbrook testing chamber

Millbrook Group, the independent vehicle testing and validation services ...
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19/05/2017

Volvo shows all-electric bus

Volvo demonstrated its first right-hand drive single-deck fully-electric ...
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19/05/2017

Dalton order premium MAN TGX

Family-owned haulier Dalton Transport & Storage is awaiting delivery of a ...
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19/05/2017

Trenchcon paves way with Volvo

Concrete supplier Trenchcon has taken delivery of a Volvo FE low-entry cab ...
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Features
09/05/2017

The true cost of cutting corners when it comes to lubricant selection

A case study-led feature from Certas Energy in collaboration with Shell Lubricants puts a spotlight on the false economy that could be costing commercial fleet companies more than what they think…

A well-known, national road haulage business has saved in excess of £40-45K per year by switching their engine oil to a high performance lubricant that ...
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05/05/2017

Slow down in London

The mayor of London’s proposals to restrict the use of some N3G off-road style heavy goods vehicles in 2020 based on direct vision criteria (that still remain to be published) are too much, too soon, and he’s trying to shut down ...
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05/05/2017

The go-anywhere truck

8x4 tippers are the mainstay of the UK’s construction logistics industry. Peter Shakespeare reviews the latest options, trends and issues surrounding their specification
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05/05/2017

The search for space

Two separate trends, both aimed at increasing trailer volume – greater length in the longer semi-trailer trial, newly extended to 2027, and greater height in new double-deck trailer models – are providing ways to improve haulage ...
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