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News
12/08/2020

Mtec commissions a multi-purpose Mercedes-Benz 'masterpiece'

International fine art logistics specialist Mtec is using a Mercedes-Benz heavy haulage tractor unit to deliver monumental sculptures for artists, galleries and museums, as well as private collectors.

Plated for operation at a gross combination weight of 80 tonnes, the Hertfordshire-based operator’s first new-generation Actros arrived via S & B ...
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12/08/2020

Towable trailer de-icer

Econ Engineering has unveiled a new product to keep footpaths and cycle ...
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11/08/2020

Airmec chooses Trakm8

Air hygiene and water treatment firm Airmec Essential Services will ...
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11/08/2020

Openreach orders 270 e-vans

One of the UK’s largest fleet operators, Openreach, has placed an order ...
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10/08/2020

eActros trials reach Holland

Following trials in Germany and Switzerland, Mercedes-Benz Trucks has ...
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07/08/2020

Greggs gets Thermo King hybrid

Bakery Greggs is one of the first customers in Europe to take delivery of ...
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06/08/2020

Finance for Hultsteins fridge

Hultsteins, the Swedish and British transport refrigeration supplier, has ...
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06/08/2020

Microlise drivers of the year

A trio of drivers from Culina Logistics, Gist and Yodel have scooped the ...
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05/08/2020

Check transmission servicing

​Savings of £200,000 per year on truck transmission servicing costs are ...
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Features
06/08/2020

ADAS windscreen safety warning

The safety benefits provided by ADAS systems depend on accurate installation and precision calibration. Those requirements pose some pitfalls for the unwary fleet engineer, particularly where windscreen-mounted cameras are concerned, finds Lucy Radley

Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) such as lane departure warning systems (LDWS) and ...
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06/08/2020

Latest urban truck design

Low-entry cabs are growing in popularity, in part due to the implementation of Transport for London’s Direct Vision scheme. John Challen examines the pros and cons of the new form of urban transport
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06/08/2020

Torsus off-road bus

A Czech-built conversion of the MAN 13.5t chassis seats 38. Strap in: it’s a bumpy ride
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06/08/2020

Training and T Levels

Although trailblazer apprenticeships only emerged a few years ago, they have been followed by a further technical qualification. What does the transport industry think about the new T Levels, asks John Challen
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