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News
26/11/2020

IVECO shows off right-hand drive S-WAY tractor

At a digital event held at IVECO UK’s headquarters in Basildon, Essex hosted by Cara Roberts and motor-racing driver Steve Parrish, IVECO introduced right-hand drive variants of its new IVECO S-WAY heavy truck to the UK.

The new truck, available now, is said to offer new levels of aerodynamic performance and style, outstanding fuel efficiency and ...
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26/11/2020

BJS's 260-unit Renault order

Delivery business BJS Home Delivery has added 260 new Renault trucks and ...
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25/11/2020

55 ice cream van Sprinters

Bodybuilder Whitby Morrison, which specialises in customised ice cream ...
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25/11/2020

B&M: straight-frame trailers

Variety retailer B&M has taken delivery of 21 Tiger trailers to further ...
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24/11/2020

H Parkinson upgrades gas fleet

Preston-based H Parkinson Haulage (HPH) has taken delivery of seven 460hp ...
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24/11/2020

Revised Loadmaster body design

Thompsons has introduced a major upgrade to its heavy duty Loadmaster ...
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23/11/2020

Lower freight emissions report

The Low Emission Freight and Logistics Trials (LEFT) was a £20 million ...
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23/11/2020

Totalkare installs brake test

Worcestershire-based D E Talbot Transport is set for increased ...
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20/11/2020

Scania's electrification plans

Swedish truck manufacturer Scania has announced plans to build a battery ...
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Features
05/11/2020

Life in the ATF lane

Opening a DVSA-approved facility to conduct MOT testing demands a great deal of investment. Brian Wall speaks to authorised testing facility (ATF) operators to find out what it takes and why they went down this path

The primary role of a DVSA authorised testing facility (ATF) is to ensure that heavy goods vehicles, trailers and public service ...
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05/11/2020

Rolling road brake testing

The brake testing of trailers on a rolling road comes with its own procedures and pitfalls, some of which could easily catch the unwary operator out. Lucy Radley looks at the best way to prepare and present these vehicles, in order to ...
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05/11/2020

Planning for the worst

During the first COVID lockdown, I had to adopt new ways of providing a critical support function to my organisation. I am the head of fleet and transport services for a large blue light emergency service.
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05/11/2020

Rollover safety

Having spent a career in the construction products industry, Nick Elliott was seen as the ideal choice to lead the updating of IRTE’s best practice guide on vehicle roll-over. He speaks to Will Dalrymple
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