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News
29/07/2014

GKN and Go-Ahead sign F1 hybrid flywheel deal for London buses

Industrial drives giant GKN and bus operator Go-Ahead have agreed a deal that will see electric flywheel systems, developed for F1 racing, retrofitted to 500 buses over the next two years.

The system, acquired from Williams Hybrid Power earlier this year, will help increase the efficiency, fuel consumption and emissions of every bus, so help to ...
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29/07/2014

New trailer diffuser from Jost

Jost has launched a new roof diffuser which can be fitted to any type of ...
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29/07/2014

Coachloads of orders

Scania has announced more orders for its Irizar coach, with an Irizar ...
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29/07/2014

Mercedes dealers merge

Mercedes dealers Enza and Road Range have merged to form a new £160m ...
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28/07/2014

Haulier grows fleet with Iveco

Kent-based haulier Salvatori is expanding its 60-strong fleet with its ...
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28/07/2014

AV Dawson picks New Actros

Multimodal transport logistics provider AV Dawson has taken delivery of ...
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28/07/2014

LCRS 100-member milestone

Construction plant hire company Rawley Plant has become the one hundredth ...
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Features
02/07/2014

Training our technicians for a challenging world

If there was ever any doubt over the importance that DVSA (Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency, formerly VOSA) attaches to ensuring the competence of technicians for maintaining vehicle roadworthiness – and of the IRTE's (Institute of Road Transport) central role in this endeavour – that must surely now have been excised.

Not only is DVSA ...
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02/07/2014

Trakker transformation

Preparing defence standard trucks for delivery on active service from amphibious vehicles and/or to operate in the arctic takes some special measures. Brian Tinham talks to the converters
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02/07/2014

Walmart wonder wagon

Even Walmart's CEO admits his company's latest hybrid concept artic might never make it onto the road, but it provides the perfect 'what if' test-bed for future truck technologies. Brian Weatherley reports
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02/07/2014

Turbo retarder

Truck transmissions running at STGO gross weights take a lot of punishment, and they need skilful handling. The driving launch of the Mercedes-Benz SLT heavy haulage chassis shows how the load can be lightened, reports Ian Norwell
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