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24/04/2017

Richard Turfitt to be new senior traffic commissioner

Richard Turfitt will be the new senior traffic commissioner, taking over from Beverley Bell on 1 June 2017.

Turfitt (pictured) has been traffic commissioner for the East of England since 2008 and worked as a government prosecutor for more than a decade. He is also a serving Justice of the Peace. The announcement was made last week (20 April) by ...
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24/04/2017

David Browning: 1943-2017

David Browning, former managing director of the Ray Smith Group, died on ...
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24/04/2017

Northside wins top dealership

Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire franchisee Northside Truck & Van has been ...
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21/04/2017

Go Direct rates MAN tractors

Cannock-based transport and logistics form Go Direct has taken delivery of ...
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21/04/2017

Muller revamps trailer livery

Dairy product manufacturer Müller has revamped the livery of 96 of its ...
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21/04/2017

Matt Lorne rates Krone on fuel

East Yorkshire-based Matt Lorne Transport is reporting improved fuel ...
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20/04/2017

Mini-Tankers rates DAF drawbar

Commercial fuel delivery firm Mini-Tankers has taken delivery of a new DAF ...
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20/04/2017

ADL wins 314-vehicle order

Stagecoach Group has awarded a contract to Alexander Dennis (ADL) for 314 ...
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20/04/2017

Schmitz offers van bodies

Trailer manufacturer Schmitz Cargobull has announced that it is offering ...
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Features
04/04/2017

Brighter sparks

Hybrids, range extenders and full-electric vehicles are getting a lot of airtime and attracting significant R&D dollars. But are some developers missing some engineering tricks? Brian Tinham reports

Hybrids, range extenders (series hybrids that relinquish diesels as part of the drivetrain), full electrics… The look and feel not only of ...
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04/04/2017

Best in show

From trucks and trailers to sensors, systems and services: the CV Show (25—27 April 2017, NEC, Birmingham) has it all. John Challen and Brian Tinham pick out some of the highlights for NEC visitors
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04/04/2017

Next generation

As OEMs and operators come to terms with Euro 6c and the certainty of Euro 6d just around the corner, Brian Tinham examines the likely impacts of Euro 7 in the early 2020s
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04/04/2017

Safety first

Robust health and safety measures are required of commercial vehicle workshops – as they are of all workplace environments. Steve Banner explains
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