News

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.

Page 334 of 358 «« 332 334 336 »»
10/12/2010

Guidance issued for greenhouse gas reporting

The Department for Transport guidance on calculating and reporting truck greenhouse gas emissions has been welcomed by the Freight Transport Association.
» Read More



09/12/2010

Lysanda and Sycada partner to cut fleet fuel and CO2

Vehicle fuel savings technology firm Lysanda has announced a deal to supply Belgian mobile data firm Sycada with its CO2 and fuel reduction equipment for major fleets.
» Read More



09/12/2010

BOCM Pauls beef up blower fleet with Volvo FM

Animal feed manufacturer and distributor BOCM Pauls says it has selected Volvo FM trucks for its fleet, because of their reliable, tough construction.
» Read More



08/12/2010

Ricardo and Piaggio work on clean light CV engine family

A twin-cylinder turbo-diesel designed by Ricardo for Italian manufacturer Piaggio, is being claimed as the world's first engine of its type to be certified Euro 5 emissions compliant.
» Read More



08/12/2010

Isuzu 11 tonner does the work of two trucks, says Stoddart

Brampton based Stoddart's Fuels is reporting that its new Isuzu 11 tonner does the work of two trucks and provides for a bigger and better payload potential.
» Read More



07/12/2010

Heron Foods invests in fridge-bodied Volvo rigids

Four Volvo FE-300 rigids, with Solomon fridge bodies, have been added to the Heron Foods fleet that services 160 stores in the midlands and the north of England.
» Read More



07/12/2010

DEL leads swathe of CV Show 2011 confirmations

Tail lift manufacturer DEL will be at the 2011 CV Show, set to take place at the NEC in Birmingham on 12—14 April next year.
» Read More



06/12/2010

Jewson goes for fast fit with Bevan’s first crane trucks

Building merchant Jewson is giving the thumbs up to Bevan since experiencing a super-fast build for its latest crane trucks.
» Read More



06/12/2010

Coca-Cola beats London LEZ rules with Eminox technology

Coca-Cola Enterprises is retrofitting Eminox CRT (continuously regenerating trap) technology to cut emissions from its standby city delivery vehicle fleet in the face of London's LEZ rules.
» Read More



03/12/2010

Renault Truck Commercials launches different demonstrator programme

Ten of the latest spec Renault Premium 460.25 6x2 HGV tractor unit demonstrators are taking to the road – nine wrapped in the Union Jack and one the Welsh flag – with a prize for the most fuel efficient operator.
» Read More



03/12/2010

Steadplan opens new MAN truck and bus centre, in Rochdale

Steadplan in Clitheroe has opened a new satellite MAN Truck & Bus service centre in Rochdale, on Chichester Street, less than ten minutes from junctions 20 and 21 of the M62 and close to the M66, M60, M61 and A627M.
» Read More



02/12/2010

Electric trucks should last at least 10 years, says study

Data gathered from Smith Electric Vehicles appears to shed new light on the residual value debate for electric vans and trucks.
» Read More



02/12/2010

DAF plans seven ATFs by February 2011

DAF dealers will open two Authorised Testing Facilities (ATFs) by the end of this year, the truck manufacturer has confirmed.
» Read More



02/12/2010

New van advice offered by the FTA

The Freight Transport Association has unveiled an updated edition of its 'Van Drivers' Handbook'.
» Read More



01/12/2010

Eminox opens advice centre for London LEZ changes

Retrofit exhaust emissions specialist Eminox has opened a London service centre to meet anticipated demand on the run up to the new London LEZ rules.
» Read More



30/11/2010

MAN TGX grows transport operation for RA Meredith

Ornamental plant grower and distributor RA Meredith & Son has taken delivery of 10 MAN TGX 26.440BLS 6x2 tractor units with XLX cabs.
» Read More



30/11/2010

Clean dumps contract hire for green Mercedes truck finance

Laundry operator Clean has taken delivery of a pair of Mercedes-Benz box body trucks for its new facility in Camberley, Surrey, in a move away from contract hire.
» Read More



30/11/2010

Pay-as-you-drive insurance arrives for hauliers

Towergate Insurance has announced a pay-as-you-drive insurance policy, which it believes could save some commercial fleets as much as 25% on their annual premiums – and in some cases 60%.
» Read More



29/11/2010

BOCM Pauls puts truck tyre management with Vacu-Lug

Agricultural feedstuffs supplier BOCM Pauls has contracted Vacu-Lug to manage all replacement and repair of its trucks and trailer fleet tyres, which totals more than 230.
» Read More



29/11/2010

Shutter door concept boosts efficiency and earning potential

A rear shutter door control, designed to fit onto multi-drop commercial vehicles, will provide bodybuilders with "exceptional business opportunities".
» Read More



29/11/2010

Tevo opens dedicated fleet conversion centre

Modular van racking equipment producer Tevo has opened a dedicated fleet conversion centre in Buckinghamshire.
» Read More



26/11/2010

HRVS Ripley is second in line for MAN’s VOSA ATF network

Site work at HRVS Ripley, MAN's truck centre in Ripley, is ahead of its planned start in the new year as an official VOSA ATF (authorised testing facility), according to the company.
» Read More



26/11/2010

Hankook Tire rolls on, with another Chinese production plant

Hankook Tire is to build its sixth global manufacturing plant – this one in Liang Jiang Xin Qu, Chongqing Municipal, China – its third in that country.
» Read More



25/11/2010

Vehicle tracking sensor averts vehicle brake failure

Brake failure on a van has been averted using patented contactless engine management technology from vehicle tracking company Masternaut.
» Read More



25/11/2010

Lynch selects Renault Kerax for next generation grab trucks

L Lynch Plant Hire and Haulage has taken delivery of the first four of 24 new 8x4 Renault Kerax rigids, ordered through Renault Trucks Chiltern.
» Read More

Page 334 of 358 «« 332 334 336 »»

The 2018 IRTE Conference is proudly sponsored by:

Editors Choice
Nick Jones speaks at event
Nick Jones was appointed as the first full-time traffic commissioner for Wales in ...


Brakes halves NOx emissions
Foodservice business Brakes is reporting a 47% reduction in NOx emissions since ...


Bruce McGill named new SOE CEO
The Society of Operations Engineers (SOE), the parent group of the IRTE which ...