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Latest news from the commercial transport industry, brought to you by Transport Engineer magazine, covers transport, vehicle and workshop technologies - with engineering updates on trucks, tippers, LCVs, buses, coaches, trailers, engines, transmissions, brakes, hybrids, fuels and more - as well as equipment for technicians, maintenance, legislation, environmental issues, fleet operating costs, company and people news.

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07/06/2019

Defence industry transport provider relies on Ekeri

Defence industry transport provider Logistical Support Services (LSS) has taken delivery of a new high-cube EXIII trailer, from Ekeri, with another due for delivery this summer.
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07/06/2019

Longhurst Refrigeration goes digital with r2c Online

Transport refrigeration repair business Longhurst Refrigeration is rolling out r2c Online’s software to tap into the benefits of digital workshop management.
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07/06/2019

MC Truck & Bus Portsmouth grows RCV service business

MC Truck & Bus Portsmouth is reporting a “significant” increase in servicing and contract work for Dennis Eagle RCVs, since the truck manufacturer started using Volvo engines.
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06/06/2019

Specialist Fleet Services named as government supplier

Contract hire and fleet management business Specialist Fleet Services (SFS) has achieved government-approved supplier status for commercial vehicles and related services.
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06/06/2019

TruckEast service advisor wins top talent award

Megan Rigby, a service advisor at TruckEast Wellingborough, has taken top spot in the emerging talent category at the 2019 Northamptonshire Logistics Awards.
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06/06/2019

FirstGroup announces plan to sell off First Bus

Transport operator FirstGroup has announced that it is looking to sell off First Bus, its UK bus subsidiary.
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05/06/2019

Barr boosts reliability with move to all-Volvo fleet

Scottish waste management business Barr has added five more Volvo trucks to its fleet, after its first Volvo vehicles “rewrote the book” on reliability and service.
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05/06/2019

Cold Connect delivering ‘new standard’ in diesel-free refrigeration

Cold Connect says its manufacturing partnership with Swedish transport refrigeration unit (TRU) supplier Hultsteins is delivering “a new standard” in environmentally sustainable diesel-free systems.
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05/06/2019

Trade association cleans up with new vision

The Federation of Petroleum Suppliers (FPS) has announced its strategy for clean growth and decarbonisation, with a strong focus on biofuels.
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04/06/2019

Volvo FH tractors have right ingredients for Apetito

Food supplier Apetito has taken delivery of its first Volvo vehicles, acquiring six new FH tractors as part of a three-year fleet replacement programme for trunking operations.
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04/06/2019

Peugeot hosts reversing challenge to demo Surround Rear Vision technology

Peugeot has hosted a challenge for six tradesmen to demonstrate the benefits of its Surround Rear Vision technology, available on the new Partner van.
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04/06/2019

Rural transport boosted with Orion E all-electric bus

Holderness Area Rural Transport (HART) has taken delivery of a new Mellor Orion E electric bus, as part of its service that connects the rural community.
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03/06/2019

MP Moran and Sons taps into Renault fleet efficiency

Builders’ and plumbers’ merchant MP Moran and Sons has taken delivery of 17 new Renault Trucks vehicles, making the operator’s fleet now 100% Renault.
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03/06/2019

Daimler creates new group to accelerate autonomous truck development

Daimler Trucks has created a new division to accelerate the group-wide development of highly automated trucks.
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03/06/2019

Hyundai unveils electric double-decker bus

Hyundai Motor has unveiled its first electric double-decker bus at a trade fair in Korea.
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31/05/2019

ADL bought by Canadian bus conglomerate

Falkirk, Scotland-based bus and coach maker Alexander Dennis Ltd has been acquired by North American OEM New Flyer Industries (NFI) Group.
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31/05/2019

Ambulance maintenance boosted by Totalkare lifts

Isle of Man operator Bus Vannin has expanded its workshop capacity with two four-post lifts from Totalkare.
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31/05/2019

Operator raises capacity with three new Mercedes Arocs

Liverpool-based scaffolding business George Roberts (North West) has taken delivery of three Mercedes-Benz Arocs 8x2 rigids, replacing three 6x2 models after four years’ reliable service.
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31/05/2019

UK hauliers halve NOx emissions in five years

Harmful NOx emissions from trucks have halved in the last five years, according to figures from the Department for Transport.
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30/05/2019

Belgian operator picks up first hybrid Urbanway buses

Belgium operator STIB-MIVB has taken delivery of 15 articulated hybrid-electric Urbanway buses from IVECO Bus – part of a 141-strong order.
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30/05/2019

Continental launches new commercial vehicle drive belts

Continental is expanding its range of drive belts for the commercial vehicle aftermarket, adding more than 40 multi V-belts for the auxiliary drive.
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30/05/2019

Michelin rolls out expanded X Multi T2 tyre range

Michelin has expanded its X Multi T2 tyre range with the addition of four new 17.5in sizes for low platform trailers, such as stepframes, car transporters and double-decks.
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29/05/2019

Raymond Grieve weighs in with new Fuso Canter

Builders’ merchant and joinery business Raymond Grieve has taken delivery of a replacement Fuso Canter, citing impressive payload as a key reason for the like-for-like replacement.
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29/05/2019

Rygor Commercials taps into benefits of digital workshop system

Mercedes-Benz dealer Rygor Commercials is reporting increased compliance and service benefits from workshop solution Truckfile, since adding bespoke functionality to boost technician productivity.
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29/05/2019

Courier Express picks up two new multi-temperature units

Manchester-based Courier Express Refrigerated Transport has updated its fleet with two 18-tonners fitted with multi-temperature units from Carrier Transicold to support temperature-critical pharmaceutical and foodservice deliveries.
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