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18/07/2018

Actros tractors keep wheels turning at Falkirk Car Carriers

Falkirk Car Carriers has taken delivery of a second Mercedes-Benz Actros tractor, after the first delivered on reliability and driver appeal.

Both were supplied by dealer Western Commercial and are pulling seven-car Voyager transporter trailers.Most of Falkirk’s work is undertaken for car dealers, including Western Commercial’s parent the Eastern ...
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18/07/2018

Euro Packaging unwraps new FEs

Euro Packaging UK has taken delivery of eight new Volvo FE rigids, ...
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18/07/2018

Horseman in £3m fleet upgrade

Reading-based Horseman Coaches has taken delivery of two Plaxton Leopards ...
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17/07/2018

Water firm rates tyre trial

Anglian Water is reporting positive early results from its trial of ...
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17/07/2018

Wincanton signs with Autoglass

Logistics operator Wincanton has appointed Autoglass to manage vehicle ...
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17/07/2018

CNG trucks for Ocado

Online grocery retailer Ocado is adding 29 new IVECO Stralis NP tractors ...
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16/07/2018

FMX Gold star for haulier

North London-based construction operator J O’Doherty Haulage has taken ...
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16/07/2018

Tican rates Antos and Ryder

Meat wholesaler Tican Chilled has taken delivery of eight Mercedes-Benz ...
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16/07/2018

New Dudley depot for Hiab

Load handling equipment supplier Hiab has opened a new sales and service ...
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Features
01/07/2018

Tippers and rigid chassis: Shifting attitudes

Are manual gearboxes really heading for extinction? Ian Norwell looked at a pair of DAF eight-wheelers, one with the new 12-speed TraXon AMT gearbox from ZF, and the other with ZF’s 16-speed manual, which proved surprisingly compelling

DAF’s eight-wheelers are a respected and known quantity. Its CF range was thoroughly renewed barely a year ago, ...
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01/07/2018

Tippers for London

Steve Banner investigates how the Direct Vision Standard is affecting cab design, and its consequences for load capacity and truck specification
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01/07/2018

Tipper maintenance guide

Maintaining the ancillary equipment on a tipper is a job often overlooked. With the help of leading brands in lifting gear and body hoists, Kevin Swallow presents a guide to inspection, care and maintenance of auxiliary components. ...
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01/07/2018

Urbane urban warriors

Scania’s New Generation R and S-series may have more charisma, but its latest P and L-series urban chassis have the qualities to deliver on inner-city driveability, safety and emissions, as Brian Weatherley found in a test drive
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