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News
31/10/2014

Automotive retail sector backs technician licensing scheme – IMI survey

Almost 90% of professionals working in the automotive retail sector believe that a licensing scheme should be established for vehicle technicians, according to a poll carried out for the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI).

IMI is lobbying to raise the profile of the licensing debate and is urging consumers to check the qualifications of those ...
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31/10/2014

UK engines to make £10.5bn

The value of engine manufacturing in the UK is expected to hit £10.5 ...
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31/10/2014

Bowker picks Volvo FH

Haulage firm WH Bowker has taken delivery of 23 Euro 6 Volvo FH trucks, ...
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30/10/2014

First green hydrogen station

The UK's first commercial-scale 'green' hydrogen refuelling facility was ...
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30/10/2014

TfL ULEZ consultation

Transport for London (TfL) and mayor Boris Johnson have launched a public ...
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30/10/2014

Type approval milestone

Yesterday (29 October 2014) marked a milestone for commercial vehicle ...
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30/10/2014

Speed up safer design - FTA

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) is supporting calls for new safer ...
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Features
03/10/2014

On the threshold of a perfect transport storm

Most of us have a love-hate relationship with deadlines: meeting them can be stressful, even costly, but beating them brings that sense of achievement. So it might be with Driver CPC (certificate of professional competence): with the vast majority of drivers qualified by the 10 September due date, we can relax. Ditto, perhaps, Euro 6: manufacturers met ... » Read More

03/10/2014

Boxing clever

Getting trailer specifications right is all about focusing on the operation and building on experience. But optimising them for efficiency and lifecycle costs requires a fresh look at available technology, suggests Brian Tinham
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03/10/2014

Euro Bus Expo 14

The latest products and services for the coach and bus market are set to hit the NEC, Birmingham, as Euro Bus Expo 14 opens its doors. John Challen picks out some highlights
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03/10/2014

On the buses

Keeping buses and coaches roadworthy and costs under control is about attention to detail, all the way from driver walk-around checks to service inspection frequencies. Steve Banner reports
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