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News
29/07/2014

Coach loads of orders for Scania

Scania has announced another duo of orders for its Irizar coach, with an Irizar i-Skool coach acquired by Attain Travel and two Irizar i6 coaches for Barry's Coaches.

Birmingham-based Attain Travel's vehicle (pictured) is a Scania K 320 IB4x2 chassis, equipped with a 320bhp, Euro 5 Scania engine and fully automated Opticruise gear selection ...
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29/07/2014

Mercedes dealers merge

Mercedes dealers Enza and Road Range have merged to form a new £160m ...
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28/07/2014

Haulier grows fleet with Iveco

Kent-based haulier Salvatori is expanding its 60-strong fleet with its ...
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28/07/2014

AV Dawson picks New Actros

Multimodal transport logistics provider AV Dawson has taken delivery of ...
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28/07/2014

LCRS 100-member milestone

Construction plant hire company Rawley Plant has become the one hundredth ...
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25/07/2014

HGV speed limit to increase

The speed limit for heavy goods vehicles on single carriageway roads in ...
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25/07/2014

CV output down 25% in June

Commercial vehicle manufacturing output fell by 25% in June and 23% over ...
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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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