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News
25/07/2014

World’s largest emissions-busting bus retrofit scheme completed

More than 1,000 older buses on London's routes have now been fitted with equipment that removes 90% of NOx emissions, marking the conclusion of the world's biggest emissions busting retrofit scheme.

Mayor of London Boris Johnson and Transport for London (TfL) are now exploring plans to expand the programme with the DfT (Department for ...
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25/07/2014

MAN dealers expand business

Two of MAN's private capital dealers, Aquila Group and PCL Group, have ...
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24/07/2014

Unipart administration

Unipart Automotive, one of the UK's largest independent suppliers of car ...
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24/07/2014

20 Citans for Advance

Commercial kitchen specialist Advance Catering Equipment has taken ...
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24/07/2014

Car production up

UK car manufacturing enjoyed a robust first half of 2014, with volumes up ...
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24/07/2014

Viridor and Vacu-Lug roll on

Tyre company Vacu-Lug and waste management organisation Viridor have ...
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24/07/2014

Van rental from Supertrucks

Bodybuilder Supertrucks has launched a new rental business for operators ...
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Features
02/07/2014

Training our technicians for a challenging world

If there was ever any doubt over the importance that DVSA (Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency, formerly VOSA) attaches to ensuring the competence of technicians for maintaining vehicle roadworthiness – and of the IRTE's (Institute of Road Transport) central role in this endeavour – that must surely now have been excised.

Not only is DVSA ...
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02/07/2014

Trakker transformation

Preparing defence standard trucks for delivery on active service from amphibious vehicles and/or to operate in the arctic takes some special measures. Brian Tinham talks to the converters
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02/07/2014

Walmart wonder wagon

Even Walmart's CEO admits his company's latest hybrid concept artic might never make it onto the road, but it provides the perfect 'what if' test-bed for future truck technologies. Brian Weatherley reports
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02/07/2014

Turbo retarder

Truck transmissions running at STGO gross weights take a lot of punishment, and they need skilful handling. The driving launch of the Mercedes-Benz SLT heavy haulage chassis shows how the load can be lightened, reports Ian Norwell
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