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News
26/06/2017

DAF Trucks’ ‘tridem’ FAQ chassis answers questions for URM

The UK’s largest purchaser and recycler of waste glass, URM (UK), has added seven new specialist DAF multi-wheel rigids to its South Kirkby-based fleet. Key among them is DAF’s CF 440 FAQ chassis – an 8x2 ‘tridem’ configuration with lift-and-steer capability on the second and fourth axles.

The FAQ set-up provides outstanding manoeuvrability for ...
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23/06/2017

CPT hybrid starter cuts NOx

A joint study by Controlled Power Technologies (CPT) and Austria’s ...
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23/06/2017

Day's Rental gets Fleet Assist

Day’s Rental, a predominantly commercial fleet rental firm offering 5,000 ...
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23/06/2017

Cameras on Newport bin lorries

Sentinel Systems has supplied and installed 360-degree camera systems to ...
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23/06/2017

Global Road Runners buys TGXes

Leading truck manufacturer MAN Truck & Bus UK has supplied four brand new ...
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23/06/2017

Roger Bullivant: Fords & FORS

Roger Bullivant Limited (RB), a foundation engineering company, says its ...
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22/06/2017

Scania adds heavy V8 engine

A new 641bhp V8 engine, the 650hp S650, has been added to Scania's range. ...
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22/06/2017

People news, June 2017

Heiko Selzam has been appointed to the position of national sales ...
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22/06/2017

ADR driver banned indefinitely

A driver has been banned from professional driving indefinitely after ...
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Features
07/06/2017

Three lives of a tyre

Whether hot- or pre-cure, retreads offer environmental and financial benefits, doubling or even tripling tyre life, reports Steve Banner

Pitch for a public sector transport contract and somewhere in the tender document will be a question about how you are minimising your fleet’s carbon footprint. Using retreaded tyres could form part of the ...
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07/06/2017

Tacho Bell

The next generation of digital tachographs are scheduled to be fitted to new vehicles from March 2019. Toby Clark delves into the EU legislation to forecast what they will be like – assuming that Brexit does not affect their ...
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07/06/2017

In praise of diesel

Last month I attended Volvo’s interesting Smart Cities event, which looked at future urban infrastructure and transport requirements. At the end of the first session, panellists were asked what they would like to see, if a single wish ...
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07/06/2017

Pass first time

Truck and LCV initial MOT test failure rates are steadily falling, according to DVSA figures, but could still be better. Steve Banner offers advice on how to make sure vehicles make it through the first time round
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