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News
16/01/2018

Primafrio sets the standard for expansion with 280 DAF New XFs

Spanish transport operator Primafrio has taken delivery of a further 250 DAF New XF trucks, following “excellent reliability and fuel efficiency” from its first 30 New XF vehicles.

Operating from Primafrio’s Murcia base, the trucks are distributing chilled and frozen food, as well as high-value goods.The New XFs are equipped with 12.9-litre ...
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16/01/2018

Isotrak buys Alcolock GB

Isotrak Group has announced the acquisition of Alcolock GB, supplier of ...
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16/01/2018

New trailer delivers for Saica

Manchester-based manufacturer Saica Paper says a concept trailer developed ...
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15/01/2018

Volvo fleet change at recycler

Bristol-based waste management, reprocessing and skip hire firm ETM ...
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15/01/2018

Isuzu's Forward goes backwards

The ease by which the Contraflow drivers can adjust the reversing speed of ...
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15/01/2018

Marigold: engine-chilled truck

London-based Marigold Health Foods has expanded its fleet, adding a new ...
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15/01/2018

CoolKit expands in 2017

Refrigerated vehicle converter CoolKit’s revenues grew by 21% in 2017, ...
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15/01/2018

European fleets rate Allison

Allison Transmissions says two major European customers are reporting fuel ...
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15/01/2018

Drivers needed, says survey

The shortage of drivers is the key challenge facing the road transport ...
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Features
03/01/2018

In the vanguard

Vans were at the centre of the ACEA’s ‘Powertrain options for commercial vehicles’ conference in Brussels a couple of months ago. And not just the eight vehicles on show outside (three electric, three diesel, two CNG); they were a key part of the event indoors, too.

Vans were also caught up in the second European mobility package published late ...
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02/01/2018

Artificial assistance

Computer systems can listen in to data streams generated by a truck’s normal operation to help find and prevent faults, finds Will Dalrymple
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02/01/2018

Raising expectations

Connectivity, autonomy and innovative electronic technologies are changing the automotive world at an increasingly rapid pace. This is partly in response to changing customer demand, but also to meet updated legislation, particularly ...
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02/01/2018

The forgotten linkage

How often do HGV operators give a second thought to the few kilogrammes of steel that keep the partnership between their prime movers and trailers together? Peter Shakespeare reports
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