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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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10/07/2018

Collins Earthworks weighs in with Volvo FH flagship

Collins Earthworks, of Kirkby-in-Ashfield, has taken delivery of an 8x4 Volvo FH16 tractor, the first of this type to join its fleet of Volvo FH tractors operating on heavy haulage works.
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10/07/2018

Ovenden Tippers sold on ‘unbeatable package’ from Charlton

Kent-based Ovenden Tipper Services has taken delivery of the first of its order of new tippers from Charlton, citing the bodybuilder’s ability to source and install every part of the high bodywork specification.
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10/07/2018

BLS Truck & Van opens Mercedes-Benz dealership in Aberdeen

BLS Truck & Van has opened for business in Aberdeen as the Mercedes-Benz dealer in the north of Scotland, taking over the site from former franchisee Caledonian Truck and Van.
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09/07/2018

Daily Natural Power well suited to Arcese’s London fashion deliveries

International logistics business Arcese has taken delivery of a 6.5-tonne Daily Natural Power chassis cab, from IVECO – the first gas-powered light commercial vehicle to join its UK fleet.
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09/07/2018

Bespoke Knapen trailer for DA Miller & Sons

Recyling business DA Miller & Sons has taken delivery of the first in a new series of customised trailers from Knapen.
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09/07/2018

Fraikin publishes guide to government’s clean air strategy

Commercial vehicle contract hire business Fraikin has published a guide for fleet operators on the key points contained in the government’s Clean Air Strategy 2018 proposal.
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06/07/2018

Renault’s Urban Lab 2 vehicle meets fuel-saving target

Renault Trucks says its Urban Lab 2 vehicle has achieved a 12.8% reduction in fuel consumption and CO2 emissions, after extensive tests comparing it to Range D Wide.
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06/07/2018

Michelin Training Centre works with MWheels on CV wheel safety

Commercial vehicle wheel distributor MWheels is working with the Michelin Training Centre to deliver education on CV wheel safety for up to 1,000 delegates a year, including Michelin staff, military personnel and police collision ...
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06/07/2018

TruckForce rolls out order for 69 Mercedes-Benz Sprinters

Truck tyre supplier and breakdown service TruckForce has taken delivery of 69 Mercedes-Benz Sprinters for its mobile technician fleet.
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05/07/2018

Renault Trucks announces new electric range

Renault Trucks has announced its second generation range of fully electric trucks, ranging from 3.1 to 26 tonnes and said to be ideal for operators providing last mile, urban distribution and refuse collection services.
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05/07/2018

Bus operators to share real-time data with passengers

Bus operators could have to share real-time data with passengers on routes, timetables and fares, if plans announced today (5 July) by the government are approved.
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05/07/2018

Statham’s lifts versatility with DAF New CF recovery vehicle

Dunstable-based vehicle recovery operator Statham’s Motor Engineers has taken delivery of a DAF New CF 530 FA chassis with NRC recovery bodywork, which also features a detachable tag-axle.
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04/07/2018

Maritime Transport returns to Scania with 200-vehicle order

Multi-modal logistics business Maritime Transport has ordered 200 Scania R450 tractors – its largest ever single order with one manufacturer – after trialling five of the vehicles for a year and reaping the rewards with improved fuel ...
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04/07/2018

Evyan Transport rates Krone’s Profi Liner

Haulage firm Evyan Transport has taken delivery of a Krone Profi Liner, choosing the trailer for its versatility and light weight, and is now predicting a change to Krone for all its trailers within a year.
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04/07/2018

Bowmans signs up for new Volvo Tridem

Waste management and road contractor Bowmans has taken delivery of a Volvo FH13-540 Tridem rigid – its first Volvo vehicle in 24 years.
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03/07/2018

Unimog is clear winner on versatility for Highland Council

Highland Council is praising the versatility of its new Mercedes-Benz Unimog, acquired through funding from government agency Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE).
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03/07/2018

Tim Doody first in line with Renault Range T High

Road marking and haulage firm Tim Doody has taken delivery of the first right-hand drive Renault Range T High in the UK.
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03/07/2018

Roadvert technology measures vehicle graphics impact

Fleet operators can generate new revenue streams of up to £1,000 a year per vehicle, with a new technology tool developed by Roadvert, best known for its Spedian reusable vehicle graphics system.
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02/07/2018

Arocs crane truck ‘ticks all the boxes’ for Jarvis Contracting

Jarvis Contracting has taken delivery of a new Mercedes-Benz Arocs, after its previous Mercedes crane truck provided “exceptionally reliable” service for 14 years.
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02/07/2018

New van releases: Peugeot Partner, Citroen Berlingo and Vauxhall Combo

A new clutch of vans are available to UK light commercial vehicle operators from this autumn, with group company PSA Peugeot-Citroen unveiling vehicles for its Peugeot, Citroen and recently acquired Vauxhall brands.
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02/07/2018

Inchcape opens largest UK Volkswagen CV repair centre

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles dealer Inchcape has opened a new authorised repair workshop at Trafford Park, Manchester, said to be the largest in the UK.
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29/06/2018

BSS builds fundraising effort with Mind-branded DAF truck

Pipeline and heating product supplier BSS, part of Travis Perkins, is using one of its latest DAF vehicles to promote Mind, the mental health charity.
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29/06/2018

Cranswick brings home the bacon with HGV camera solution

Pork and chicken producer Cranswick is rolling out a vehicle camera solution from Intelligent Telematics across its 79-strong HGV fleet.
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29/06/2018

Sealane Freight hooked by Schmitz Cargobull’s European coverage

European logistics specialist Sealane Freight has taken delivery of 18 curtainsider trailers from Schmitz Cargobull, citing build quality and service capability as key factors in its decision.
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28/06/2018

DVSA and industry meet to discuss ATF staffing

DVSA met with road haulage industry associations on 13 June to discuss plans to improve testing services at ATFs (authorised testing facilities). Under the Next Generation Testing scheme, ATFs are managed by industry, but staffed with ...
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