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News
31/07/2015

Scottish haulier relies on Michelin for mobility

D Steven & Son, the most northerly haulage company on the UK mainland, says Michelin tyres are the only choice for its 30-strong truck fleet, delivering the best all-round performance.

The Scrabster-based haulier, which also has depots in Wick, Aberdeen and Glasgow, specifies Michelin's 315/80 R 22.5 X MultiWay 3D tyres. Managing director David ...
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31/07/2015

Volvo FH tips it for Gough

Owner-operator Tony Gough has acquired a new Volvo FH-500 8x4 tipper to ...
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31/07/2015

Van tax break warning

Operators who plan to acquire new vans should do so by the end of this ...
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31/07/2015

Solar-powered telematics

Idem Telematics has released a solar-powered tracking system designed to ...
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30/07/2015

£19m electric bus deal

London is set to get the largest fleet of electric buses in Europe with ...
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30/07/2015

McNicholas picks VW vans

Infrastructure services business McNicholas has awarded a 372-vehicle deal ...
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30/07/2015

Cheetah trials Strap2Go

Cheetah Couriers & Logistics is trialling a new load strapping system, ...
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29/07/2015

Hovis rolls out telematics

Bakery business Hovis has signed a multi-year deal with telematics ...
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29/07/2015

New president for SOE

Shaun Stephenson has been elected president of the SOE at the ...
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Features
02/07/2015

Dash for gas?

Gas trucks have a long and slightly disappointing history, but with the wind of technological and commercial change blowing strongly through the transport industry, their time is coming. Brian Tinham reports

Natural gas (methane) engines have been around for almost a century. However, despite some notable uptake in a few niche bus and truck ...
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02/07/2015

Driving seat

Like the death of Mark Twain, the demise of the driver in autonomous trucks has, it appears, been greatly exaggerated. Ian Norwell reports from Las Vegas, on the first on-highway live demonstration
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02/07/2015

Knowledge is power

From lowly beginnings, telematics is increasingly at the heart of all sorts of operators’ improvement agendas. Brian Tinham discovers why – and talks to DVSA about its future in next generation enforcement
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02/07/2015

Service with a smile

Apparently, truck manufacturers should be leading the charge to road haulage ‘servitization’ – an Americanism meaning nothing more fancy than adding complementary services to products. That gem was among recommendations in a paper ...
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