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25/09/2018

Air Products renews fleet with 90 Mercedes-Benz Actros

Industrial gas supplier Air Products has taken delivery of 90 new Mercedes-Benz Actros trucks, ordered after a multi-marque tender showed the Actros to be “clearly the best buy”.

Supplied by dealer Roanza Truck & Van, 75 of the new vehicles are 6x2 Actros 2545 StreamSpace tractors with 444bhp 12.8-litre engines. The remaining 15 are 26-tonne ...
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25/09/2018

Pie maker rates CoolKit

Pie and pasty maker Chunk Of Devon has taken delivery of a third Renault ...
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25/09/2018

Hiab crowns crane champion

Andreas Öhman, from Sweden, has won the world crane championship, hosted ...
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24/09/2018

Operator extends Michelin deal

Logistics business Grocontinental has signed a three-year deal for ...
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24/09/2018

McCulla saves with ProVision

Refrigerated transport operator McCulla is reporting savings of £200,000 ...
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24/09/2018

Volvo Bus showcase at IAA

Volvo is exhibiting its new platform for long-distance coaches at the IAA ...
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21/09/2018

Arocs delivers solid benefits

Wincanton says its Mercedes-Benz Arocs 8x4 mixers are proving their worth, ...
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21/09/2018

Telematics benefits Exchange

Transport Exchange Group (TEG) says operators are carrying 40% more loads ...
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21/09/2018

DAF Trucks opens £20m UK HQ

DAF Trucks UK held an opening ceremony yesterday (20 September) at its new ...
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Features
18/09/2018

IRTE technical conference takes place next week

Members of the Institute of Road Transport Engineers and others from the commercial vehicle world gather on Thursday 27 September to discuss developments and trends in commercial vehicle compliance, technology and management.

The event, held at the Leicester Marriott hotel, will feature speakers presenting the technical aspects of compliance with ...
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04/09/2018

Tail-lift safety

The Health and Safety Executive decided against setting a maximum limit for single pallet tail-lift deliveries. So how heavy is too heavy, and how can pallets weighing over one tonne be managed safely? Chris Tindall reports
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04/09/2018

Enforcement

Too few vehicle examiners at the beck and call of the DVSA has led to renewed calls by the road transport industry to privatise testing. Kevin Swallow reports
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04/09/2018

Ensuring compliance for all

O licence compliance offences remain at a high level. The enforcers are employing new ways to drive down non-compliance. By Peter Shakespeare
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