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21/11/2018

Ryder renews strategic partnership with Bridgestone

Commercial vehicle hire business Ryder has renewed its partnership with Bridgestone for a further three years, promising continued operational and cost improvements to Ryder customers.

The partnership was established in 2013, since when the benefits have included: a 29% reduction in customer downtime due to worn tyres (compared to 2012); 11% ...
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20/11/2018

RCV maker renews service deal

Refuse collection vehicle maker Dennis Eagle has signed a deal with ...
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20/11/2018

Haulier drives fuel efficiency

Haulier Spiers and Hartwell is reporting fuel savings of 12% across the ...
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20/11/2018

Operator rates drawbar reefer

Twickenham-based P&S Logistics has taken delivery of a custom-built ...
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19/11/2018

New Sprinters for Broughton

Essex-based Broughton Plant Hire & Sales has commissioned its first ...
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19/11/2018

New £2m centre for SM UK

Leeds-based engineering firm SM UK is investing £2 million in a new 10,000 ...
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16/11/2018

Fuso Canter for Huws Gray

Builders’ merchant Huws Gray has acquired its first new Fuso Canter, ...
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16/11/2018

Electric bus depot for London

Bus operator RATP Dev London has taken delivery of 36 Enviro200 EV ...
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16/11/2018

GreenUrban removed from CVRAS

GreenUrban Technologies is no longer certified under the Clean Vehicle ...
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Features
19/11/2018

Life lessons on tyre storage

Heat, light and humidity can all have a negative impact on tyre service life, so it’s vital to store tyres in the best environment. Nokian Tyres’ Martin Drazik offers some top tips

The service life of tyres can be extended by storing them in a cool, dry and dark place. According to experts, the correct storage temperature is the most important ...
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05/11/2018

Natural-gas drivelines review

Gas-powered engines are hardly new – some of the very first internal combustion engines were gas-fuelled – but it is only now, with emissions all-important, that natural gas is becoming a viable alternative to diesel power. But what ...
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05/11/2018

Gas supply options for trucks

The popularity of gas trucks is increasing along with an extending network for refuelling them, reports Chris Tindall
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05/11/2018

Howard Seymour's introduction

"Having introduced the Society of Operations Engineers’ 2025 Vision a year ago, I can report today at the 2018 IRTE conference that we are well on the way to delivering it.
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