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29/04/2016

First Volvo FM Tridem loaded with benefits, says GH By-Products

GH By-Products (Derby) has taken delivery of its first front end loader vehicle, a Volvo FM 8x2 Tridem, selected for its manoeuvrability and flexibility in terms of load.

Supplied by Crossroads Truck and Bus, Lincoln, the vehicle has a bespoke body, designed and built in collaboration with Ranch Trucks and Trailers of Nottingham. The 410bhp Volvo ...
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29/04/2016

Actros display at Truckfest

Mercedes-Benz has announced that it will be showcasing new and historic ...
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29/04/2016

BVRLA guide updated

A new version of the HGV Fair Wear and Tear guide was launched this week ...
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29/04/2016

Thompsons and Hyva

Highlights at this year’s TIP-Ex Show (2—4 June 2016, Harrogate ...
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28/04/2016

Final day at CV Show

The doors are open on the final day of the 2016 Commercial Vehicle Show ...
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28/04/2016

Future truck design awards

The Future Truck Design Awards, organised by TfL (Transport for London), ...
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28/04/2016

FTA unveils Live Drive Pro

Yesterday (27 April 2016) at the CV Show – NEC, Birmingham 26—28 April – ...
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28/04/2016

Cartwright and Transdek deal

Two of the biggest names in trailer manufacture have announced an ...
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28/04/2016

Non-Scania parts by VRS

VRS – the Scania GB-owned non-Scania all makes distributor – is revealing ...
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Features
29/04/2016

FTA acquires tachograph compliance business

TDUK, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Freight Transport Association (FTA), has today announced that it has acquired Warrington-based tachograph compliance specialist Tachodisc.

TDUK takes control of the business and certain assets with immediate effect and FTA’s director of operations, June Powell, will oversee the business. Tachodisc went into ...
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05/04/2016

It’s CV Show time

While most of us breathed a sigh of relief at the chancellor’s decision to continue the fuel duty freeze in last month’s Budget, others are disappointed. They argue that a 3p per litre cut would have saved operators £350 million and ...
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05/04/2016

Turn around telematics

Given the transport industry’s problems with telematics projects that fail to live up to longer term expectations, Brian Tinham establishes some critical keys for success
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05/04/2016

CV Show 2016: it’s show time

It’s time for the main commercial vehicle event of the year. John Challen offers a selection of highlights at the CV Show (26—28 April 2016, NEC, Birmingham)
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