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News
13/12/2019

Rail services operator gets to grips with Michelin

Rail infrastructure business Sonic Rail Services (SRS) is planning to roll out Michelin’s X Multi HD D tyres across its heavy fleet, after a successful trial.

The Essex-based operator has the 315/80 R22.5 fitments on its flagship Volvo FH16 750 tractor, which previously had a competitor’s construction tyre fitted but this resulted in “grip ...
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13/12/2019

eSprinter production begins

Mercedes-Benz has started production of the fully electric eSprinter van ...
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13/12/2019

Bibby sweet on new tankers

Bibby Distribution has announced a multi-million pound investment in 12 ...
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12/12/2019

EvoBus hooks up with Eaton

Bus manufacturer Evobus, part of Daimler, has boosted the life expectancy ...
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12/12/2019

Wedge drives new fleet upgrade

Wedge Group Galvanizing is rolling out a new-look livery for its fleet of ...
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12/12/2019

Council standardises RCV fleet

Dacorum Borough Council has taken delivery of the first of an 11-strong ...
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11/12/2019

DVS star checking online

Brigade Electronics has launched a Direct Vision Standard (DVS) star ...
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11/12/2019

FORS drives fuel benefits

New Era Fuels is reporting a 40% improvement in fuel performance, thanks ...
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11/12/2019

Electric buses go into service

Birmingham Airport has started its all-electric bus service for all ...
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Features
06/12/2019

Injection and combustion: Six pots or three?

Cylinder deactivation could be a path to the fuel savings needed to hit EU CO2 reduction targets. Richard Simpson explores the possibilities

Europe’s heavy vehicle manufacturers have been set a stiff target for reducing CO2 output by the European Commission. Using fuel consumption figures produced by the VECTO tool and a model baseline of ...
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06/12/2019

Shining example

Looking after its own people – as well as customers – has led to positive results for Alltruck, finds John Challen
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06/12/2019

User testing

In today’s increasingly technology-led industry, can a case be made for fleet operators to conduct their own comparative testing of consumable components? By Peter Shakespeare
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06/12/2019

Common as muck

The humble gully emptier trundles along municipal roads, clearing drains to keep traffic flowing. But its sophisticated pressure equipment also requires regular – and in some cases specialist – attention, reports Steve Banner
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