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News
17/04/2014

Canute Group turns back tide of smaller semi-trailers

Distribution and logistics specialist Canute Group says it has solved access problems at some loading bays of a national high street retailer by specifying Tridec steering systems on two new 13.7 metre semi-trailers.

Glenn Marshall, engineering director for the Canute Group, explains that previously, the operator had to use smaller trailers, ...
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17/04/2014

Cartwrights launch Tiger

For the first time in decades a new UK trailer and body manufacturer has ...
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17/04/2014

Fire engine control system

Fire rescue and emergency vehicle manufacturer Emergency One (UK) has cut ...
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17/04/2014

Mann+Hummel and Andrew Page

Mann+Hummel (UK) and Andrew Page have extended their partnership for the ...
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17/04/2014

£3.6m electric bus order

Nottingham City Council has placed a £3.6m order for 17 Solo EV electric ...
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17/04/2014

Hereford haulier loses licence

The director and transport manager of a Hereford-based haulage firm has ...
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16/04/2014

Win a Euro 6 truck

One lucky Michelin customer is set to win a new Euro 6 6x2 tractor unit ...
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Features
03/04/2014

How about a sustainable route for road transport?

As we go to press, the transport industry's verdict on last month's budget is best expressed as 'could have done so much better'. Yes, it may well have been a budget for the 'doers, makers and savers', as the chancellor put it, but there wasn't much for hard-pressed transport operators wrestling with a fragile economic recovery.

The FTA ...
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03/04/2014

CV Show preview

As the transport industry continues to recover post-recession, John Challen finds plenty of innovations promised for Commercial Vehicle Show, 29 April to 1 May at the NEC
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03/04/2014

Got what it takes?

With reports of eightfold improvements in first-time MOT pass rates, 66% reductions in PRS (pass after rectification at station) and returns on investment of 200%, irtec appears to be flying. Brian Tinham reports
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03/04/2014

Tipping point

Nowhere is weight contested as fiercely as in the tipper market, where payload is almost always king. However, with issues around Euro 6, safety and type approval, there are other factors to consider. Steve Banner reports
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