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News
23/09/2016

Scania S Series takes International Truck of the Year 2017 award

Scania’s latest flat floor cab flagship S-series truck generation has been named International Truck of the Year 2017, while VW’s new Crafter takes the plaudits as International Van of the Year.

The accolades were announced yesterday (22 September 2016) in Hanover at the IAA commercial vehicles exhibition and conference. The new Scania S-series ...
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23/09/2016

TomTom and Continental team up

TomTom Telematics and Continental have teamed up to develop a system that ...
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23/09/2016

Iveco unveils concept at IAA

Iveco has unveiled its Z Truck, a long-haul concept vehicle, at the IAA ...
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23/09/2016

Huggins picks high-spec Volvo

PD Huggins Potatoes has taken delivery of a new Volvo FM-330 6x2 ...
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23/09/2016

Logistics 4.0 from VW

Volkswagen Truck & Bus will be launching an ‘open’, cloud-based ‘operating ...
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23/09/2016

Lightest disc brake yet

Haldex has used the IAA commercial vehicles show, in Hanover, Germany, to ...
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22/09/2016

Scania runs giant truck clock

Scania created a gigantic clock comprising 14 trucks that for 24 hours ...
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22/09/2016

BYD debuts at IAA

Chinese manufacturer BYD is marking its first appearance at the IAA Show ...
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22/09/2016

Stick with Vecto, says ACEA

European policymakers must continue to adopt a whole-vehicle approach to ...
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Features
07/09/2016

Cleaner cold

As London mayor Sadiq Khan focuses relentlessly on vehicle emissions, Sainsbury’s is leading the charge in transport refrigeration with a zero-emission trial. Brian Tinham talks to developer Dearman

Late last June, Sainsbury’s was revealed as the mystery “major UK commercial operator” that would be the first in the world to field trial a ...
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07/09/2016

Electric engineering

Operators wanting to run older trucks and buses in London’s upcoming ULEZ look set to benefit from CPT’s revolutionary work with Eminox. Brian Weatherley reports
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07/09/2016

Paradigm shift

Quietly and without fanfare, transmission designers are making significant improvements to their products, which offer operators interesting opportunities. Toby Clark reports
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07/09/2016

Turbo technologies

As transport operators’ appetite grows for cheaper alternative fuels, and regulators continue to force down emissions, engine developers are re-engineering the basics. Brian Tinham reports
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