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News
24/01/2020

Renault wins first slice of the Warburtons fleet

Bakery business Warburtons has taken delivery of its first Renault trucks, adding three Range T430 4x2 tractors to its 900-strong fleet.

The new additions join the operator’s 130-strong primary trunking fleet and are assigned to its Enfield bakery. The tractors are equipped with 11-litre DTi engines producing 424hp, driving through the ...
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24/01/2020

Haulier relies on Scania

Norfolk-based haulier Ge-Be Transport has expanded its fleet with six new ...
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24/01/2020

Bevan to offer Nissan e-NV200

West Midlands-based Bevan Group has signed a deal with conversion ...
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23/01/2020

Bridgestone prisoner project

Bridgestone has embarked on a project with HM Prison Featherstone to give ...
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23/01/2020

More Cool Liners for Noone

Noone Transport has taken delivery of 10 more Cool Liners from Krone, ...
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23/01/2020

Custom Costa vans from Ryder

Logistics business Kuehne + Nagel has taken delivery of 78 Mercedes-Benz ...
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22/01/2020

Sensible sensor amendment

Brigade Electronics has welcomed a change to London’s Direct Vision ...
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22/01/2020

VWS in Red Forge offer

Vehicle Weighing Solutions says it is offering assistance to customers of ...
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22/01/2020

CRS upgrades to Grafter tipper

Somerset-based CRS Building Supplies has taken delivery of seven Isuzu ...
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Features
06/01/2020

Cranes & loaders: Big problems

Although mobile cranes generally have been brought into the annual test required of all HGVs, larger units are still exempt. Toby Clark examines new voluntary guidance for them

Before May 2018, mobile cranes based on HGV chassis – that is, vehicles used solely as cranes, rather than load-carrying HGVs fitted with loader cranes – were exempt from ...
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06/01/2020

Computer bus

Later this year, a single-decker will drive itself and passengers across the Forth Road Bridge in Scotland, in what is said to be a world first
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06/01/2020

Connecting hands-free

While fully autonomous trucks are still a long way off, some of the components which will be needed for them to practically work are already in existence, including fully automated couplings. Lucy Radley profiles two
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06/01/2020

Electric vision

IVECO and Nikola of the USA are aiming to persuade UK and European hauliers to go zero-emission for long-haul work with the launch of a hydrogen fuel cell truck with a claimed range of up to 500 miles, reports Steve Banner
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