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News
11/12/2019

Brigade launches Direct Vision Standard checking service

Brigade Electronics has launched a Direct Vision Standard (DVS) star rating checker service for fleets operating in and around London.

The free-to-use service (click the link below) will help operators to determine whether their vehicles are compliant and if any additional safety devices need to be fitted, says Brigade. DVS will be enforced from ...
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11/12/2019

FORS drives fuel benefits

New Era Fuels is reporting a 40% improvement in fuel performance, thanks ...
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11/12/2019

Electric buses go into service

Birmingham Airport has started its all-electric bus service for all ...
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10/12/2019

Six Range T units for Perkins

Perkins Distribution has added six new Renault Range T460 6x2 tractors to ...
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10/12/2019

Driver shortages - RHA report

Driver shortages, Brexit and increasing cost pressures are the top issues ...
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10/12/2019

First Mellor buses for council

Durham County Council has taken delivery of its first vehicles from bus ...
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09/12/2019

Daimler restructuring plan

Daimler has released more details about its downsizing plans to pay for ...
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09/12/2019

Nine Volvos for Gardner

Devon-based Gardner Distribution has taken delivery of nine more Volvo ...
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09/12/2019

NGC goes electric for Amazon

NGC Logistics has taken delivery of a full-electric Renault Master Red ...
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Features
06/12/2019

Injection and combustion: Six pots or three?

Cylinder deactivation could be a path to the fuel savings needed to hit EU CO2 reduction targets. Richard Simpson explores the possibilities

Europe’s heavy vehicle manufacturers have been set a stiff target for reducing CO2 output by the European Commission. Using fuel consumption figures produced by the VECTO tool and a model baseline of ...
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06/12/2019

Shining example

Looking after its own people – as well as customers – has led to positive results for Alltruck, finds John Challen
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06/12/2019

User testing

In today’s increasingly technology-led industry, can a case be made for fleet operators to conduct their own comparative testing of consumable components? By Peter Shakespeare
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06/12/2019

Common as muck

The humble gully emptier trundles along municipal roads, clearing drains to keep traffic flowing. But its sophisticated pressure equipment also requires regular – and in some cases specialist – attention, reports Steve Banner
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