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News
25/05/2018

Jacobs releases new high power density engine brake

Jacobs Vehicle Systems has announced 1.5 Stroke HPD, a variation of the HPD (high power density) brake first launched on a demo truck in 2016.

The new option, says Jacobs, gives much higher levels of supplementary braking force than conventional compression release braking, and with less complexity and cost than its Two-Stroke HPD. “1.5 Stroke ...
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25/05/2018

Drivers flout rest break rules

A quarter of UK commercial drivers are breaching driver guidelines for ...
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25/05/2018

FL rigid for Exsample Couriers

Baildon, West Yorkshire-based Exsample Courier Services has taken delivery ...
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24/05/2018

ADL hybrid buses for Abellio

Abellio UK has taken delivery of 16 new Alexander Dennis (ADL) Enviro400H ...
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24/05/2018

Switch turns to DAF

Switch International has taken delivery of four new DAF vehicles, ...
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24/05/2018

Nine Orions for Tameside

Tameside Council in Greater Manchester has taken delivery of nine new ...
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23/05/2018

Range T X-Road launch

Renault has expanded its range of customised used vehicles with the Range ...
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23/05/2018

Haulier switches to Michelin

Owner-driver Daìre Maher has switched to Michelin’s X-Multi tyres on his ...
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23/05/2018

Fraikin wins £3.3m deal

Macfarlane Packaging has signed a £3.3 million contract hire deal with ...
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Features
08/05/2018

London's low-carbon electric bus garage

A year after converting the world’s first bus depot from diesel to electric outside of China, Go-Ahead Group’s Waterloo Bus Garage racked up a million electric miles by February. Will Dalrymple visited

As the one-acre site behind Waterloo train station in south London has such a central location, it’s no wonder that it has been swept up in the ...
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08/05/2018

The DVSA's 2017 test drive

In the aftermath of the VW diesel emissions scandal, DVSA tested petrol cars and diesel vans, trucks and buses in 2017. Its report has just been published.
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08/05/2018

Going the extra miles

Rising from obscurity, the series hybrid is viewed by some people as the most flexible means of complying with the inevitability of zero emissions zones. Peter Shakespeare reports
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08/05/2018

Seen at the CV Show

With little truck news this year, the focus shifted to LCVs and supporting technologies. Will Dalrymple was there
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