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30/03/2017

Michelin Solutions is cream of the crop for Openfield

Farming transport co-operative Openfield has switched to Michelin Solutions for tyre management, signing a three-year, pence-per-kilometre Effitires deal for its 36-strong truck fleet and 46 bulk tipper trailers.

Michelin is inspecting all tyres on a monthly basis and making service recommendations to ensure maximum longevity from each ...
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30/03/2017

JHP hooks up with SOR reefers

Lanark-based haulier JHP Transport has taken delivery of two SOR ...
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30/03/2017

Hottot takes six Volvo FMs

Hottot Transport of Bovey Tracey in Devon has taken delivery of six Volvo ...
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30/03/2017

DAF Trucks plans move

DAF Trucks will be moving its UK headquarters to a new facility in ...
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30/03/2017

AES goes with Renault

Advanced Environmental Solutions (AES Bord na Móna) is now working 10 new ...
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30/03/2017

Expect adds SDC trailers

Ryder is supplying a further 18 SDC tri-axle curtainsider semi-trailers to ...
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30/03/2017

O licence revoked

Kevin Rooney, traffic commissioner for the West of England, has ...
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29/03/2017

Mexmast rates Andover trailer

West Sussex-based forklift supplier Mexmast has taken delivery of a new ...
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29/03/2017

DVSA vehicle-specific MOT data

DVSA (Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency) has issued new technical advice ...
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Features
07/03/2017

Climate of change

In the absence of SMMT year-end data for 2016, Iveco’s ‘State of the Nation’ press event provided useful insights – and into more than the numbers. Brian Tinham reports

Change is afoot around operators’ vehicle preferences, and not only where mid-weight trucks are concerned. Yes, fleet managers are continuing to desert the middle ground in ...
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07/03/2017

Tempting technologies

As the industry gears up for the CV Show (25—27 April at the NEC), John Challen previews releases from the few that have already broken cover
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07/03/2017

Emissions statement

There’s more to Euro 6 diesel and alternative fuel emissions than meets the eye. Brian Tinham unpicks LowCVP’s ‘Emission Testing of Gas-Powered Commercial Vehicles’ trials
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07/03/2017

Braking the cycle

Although Level 1 AEBS (autonomous emergency braking system) became mandatory on new registrations in November 2015, some suppliers and operators are going above and beyond. Steve Banner reports
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