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28/08/2015

TIP Trailers acquires rental business

TIP Trailer Services UK has concluded a deal to acquire the entire share capital of Bell Trailers (Rental) Limited.

Bell has a rental fleet of 1,400 units, mostly curtain-sided trailers, although there are also refrigerated, box van and skeletal trailers. Bell Trailers will continue to operate from its site in Nelson, and will retain its existing ...
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28/08/2015

1,000 milestone for Max

Three years after it was established, Belgian manufacturer Max Trailer has ...
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28/08/2015

400 trailers for Howdens

Kitchen supplier Howdens has taken delivery of 400 custom-built trailers ...
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28/08/2015

SGN fired up by £1m saving

Gas distribution business SGN says it is anticipates saving £1 million by ...
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27/08/2015

Pirelli backs IRTE Conference

Pirelli is sponsoring next month’s IRTE Conference (Chesford Grange, ...
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27/08/2015

40 second axle weighing

Commercial vehicle axle weighing specialist Axtec, which claims to deliver ...
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27/08/2015

Bliss happy with Volvo B8R

London-based coach hire company Bliss Travel has purchased its first Volvo ...
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27/08/2015

VW finance offers

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has announced new finance deals for its ...
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26/08/2015

40 Volvo FHs for James Kemball

Container haulier James Kemball has ordered another £3.5 million worth of ...
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Features
04/08/2015

Tridem test

Industry’s demands on road haulage continue to push limits. Ian Norwell takes a look at two new tridem tractors: DAF’s XF 510 FTM Super Space Cab and Volvo’s FH-16 750 Globetrotter

Abnormal load movement specialists can either employ exotic chassis from custom bodybuilders, or go for beefed-up versions of mainstream trucks. There will always be ...
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04/08/2015

Stop on a sixpence

Advanced driver assistance systems – based on active, not just passive, safety – are already here and shortly to be mandated. Brian Tinham reports from Heyford Park on current and upcoming systems
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04/08/2015

Your greatest assets

The march of technology continues to iron out performance variations between drivers, but which systems should you use? And which approaches work best? Ian Norwell reports
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04/08/2015

Carbon rating

With the LCV 2015 exhibition and conference opening its doors next month at Millbrook, Brian Tinham examines the prospects for low-carbon vehicle technologies
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