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29/07/2015

Young engineers get a lift with Stertil Koni

North Lindsey College, Scunthorpe, has acquired a range of vehicle lifting equipment from Stertil Koni as part of a £12 million project to fit out a new engineering and motor vehicle workshop.

Stertil Koni has supplied and installed five sets of SK2030 two-post vehicle lifts and an ST4175 four-post recessed lift.Supporting over 7,000 students, ...
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28/07/2015

One rule for all, says FTA

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) is calling for volumetric concrete ...
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28/07/2015

Milestone for BPW

BPW has announced that it has passed its 100,000 trailer axle milestone ...
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28/07/2015

First Renaults for Dyce

Aberdeen-based haulier Dyce Carriers has extended its 68-strong fleet with ...
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27/07/2015

Shetland hauls in trailers

Shetland Transport has taken delivery of two more Gray & Adams ...
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27/07/2015

Whitworth picks Actros trucks

Flour miller and supplier Whitworth Bros has taken delivery of two ...
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27/07/2015

Scania service tops it

The latest two recipients of Scania coaches have both cited service and ...
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24/07/2015

Minister gets behind the wheel

Transport minister Andrew Jones got behind the wheel of three Mercedes ...
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24/07/2015

Ryder recruits HGV technicians

Commercial vehicle rental firm Ryder is expanding its Northampton ...
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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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