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News
22/02/2019

Haldex enters new phase for autonomous vehicle braking systems

Haldex has entered a concept phase with a major truck manufacturer for testing of its ‘scalable brake system’, with the brake system maker expecting to start a development contract by the end of this year.

“We have worked closely with the customer during the fall and have conducted a number of tests where our test results have been far better ...
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22/02/2019

Silverstone workshop win

Silverstone, home of the Formula 1 British Grand Prix, is using ...
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22/02/2019

SMMT 'concerned' over sales

Sales of HGVs declined for a second year in 2018, down by 4% to 43,103 ...
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21/02/2019

MC Rental builds reputation

Truck hire business MC Rental says it is underlining its commitment to the ...
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21/02/2019

Smart bus charging solution

Holloway has become the ninth London bus garage to install electric ...
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21/02/2019

Aggregates firm picks Volvo

North Lincs Aggregates has taken delivery of 11 new Volvo FH trucks – nine ...
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20/02/2019

EU agrees HGV emissions levels

Truck manufacturers will need to cut CO2 emissions by 30% in new vehicles ...
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20/02/2019

Norse 'transformed' with r2c

Facilities management business Norse Commercial Services says it has ...
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20/02/2019

Ryder recruiting for 2019

Commercial vehicle rental and contract hire business Ryder is recruiting ...
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Features
04/02/2019

Hybrid drivelines: Born to be mild

Partial vehicle electrification through technologies such as regenerative braking, starter/generators and even stop-start systems in so-called ‘mild-hybrid’ systems can provide significant fuel savings, finds Steve Banner

Modifying established diesel powertrains using mild-hybrid technology to make them work with greater efficiency can be more ...
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04/02/2019

Diesel’s not dead (yet)

The IAA Show in September 2018 was remarkable for the foregrounding of non-diesel trucks. But, in the background, it appears that there is still more to be squeezed from the diesel engine. By Richard Simpson
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04/02/2019

Electrics over Europe

When it comes to electric trucks, MAN has a plan. John Challen reports
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04/02/2019

Labour of love: Ox offroader

A vehicle designer and a lubricant OEM have seen a prototype low-cost 4x2 for poor rural areas around the world begin testing in India, reports Will Dalrymple
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