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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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06/05/2010

Somerstotalkare cleans up at JK Environmental

JK Environmental has installed a set of six S6ng 7.5 tonne heavy duty mobile column lifts, from Somerstotalkare, at its the Hertfordshire depot.
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06/05/2010

Wincanton reports telematics success on Marks & Spencer Home Delivery

Having secured the contract for Marks and Spencer Home Delivery last year, Wincanton says it has been using Microlise's Fleet & Distribution system to manage delivery operations and meet service targets.
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06/05/2010

Penske orders 600 Volvo VNs for emissions and fuel economy

US operator Penske says it has ordered 600 Volvo VN670 tractors for their near-zero regulated emissions and improved fuel economy.
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06/05/2010

Food supplier invests in new trailer panel technology

The Greenery, which supplies fruit and vegetables to supermarkets and wholesalers in the UK, is evaluating aerodynamic trailers designed to cut fleet fuel consumption levels.
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05/05/2010

FTA calls for bus and truck speed limit review

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) believes that speed limits for buses and trucks should be harmonised to give the greatest safety benefits for all road users.
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05/05/2010

Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles GmbH passes antitrust

The joint venture between Düsseldorf-based Rheinmetall Group and MAN Nutzfahrzeuge AG is now up and running, following approval by European competition authorities.
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04/05/2010

Big utilities contract awarded to Masternaut

Major power and water companies, as well as local authorities, have signed up for Masternaut's advanced tracking services, under a £10 million deal.
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04/05/2010

Nine more multi-role Cargobulls for Cranleigh Freight Services

As part of an ongoing programme of investment in its vehicle fleet, Cranleigh Freight Services (CFS) has ordered nine new curtainsider semi-trailers from Schmitz Cargobull.
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30/04/2010

Stovax warms to Canter and Vito

Three new vehicles have been added to the Stovax Group, in response to continuing growth at the stove and fireplace manufacturer.
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30/04/2010

Dust buster trucks are MAN enough for the job

Bowser and sweeper hire firm T&M Plant, in Horley, Surrey, has added two more MAN 18-tonne 4x4 dust suppression vehicles to its specialist plant hire fleet.
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30/04/2010

Optare Direct supplies second new bus to PeoplesBus

The first Solo SR on Merseyside has been supplied by Optare Direct to fast-growing PeoplesBus.
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29/04/2010

Grays Truck & Van takes over Iveco Heathrow maintenance

Guildford-based Grays Truck & Van has extended its Iveco franchise into West London, by opening of a new sales and service dealership in the Heathrow area.
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28/04/2010

Hermes trials fuel saving for efficiency drive

Hermes is testing two rigids with Bevan21 aerodynamic bodies as part of its of an initiative to achieve operating efficiencies and cut carbon emissions.
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28/04/2010

New man at the top for Renault Trucks

Marc Martinez has been appointed managing director of Renault Trucks in the UK. Taking up the post on 1 July 2010, Martinez will replace Laurent Farman, who takes over the same post at Renault Trucks in Spain.
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28/04/2010

New Mercedes-Benz dealer’s service wins Parsons’ vote

Parsons Nationwide Distribution says its latest premium specification Actros tractor unit – a 6x2 2546 unitwith range-topping flat-floored cab – is performing very well.
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27/04/2010

Mercedes plans big return to CV Show in 2011

Mercedes-Benz has already announced that it will be exhibiting at the Commercial Vehicle Show in 2011, with all of its divisions represented in Birmingham next April.
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27/04/2010

ArvinMeritor off-highway trucks to be built in half the time

ArvinMeritor says it is expanding its off-highway axle business, following the launch of two axles for terminal tractor and all-terrain crane vehicles.
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26/04/2010

New Volvo FMX constructs a stir online

The new Volvo FMX, which made its first appearance at the construction exhibitions in Munich and Moscow, but also on Twitter, YouTube and Facebook, has seen "massive" downloads online.
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26/04/2010

Top Technician is Stuart White of Complete Care Maintenance

Surrey mechanic Stuart White has been named Top Technician 2010, after winning the annual competition recognising the best automotive technicians in the UK.
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23/04/2010

CV Operator show is huge success, say exhibitors

Last week's Commercial Vehicle Operator Show, held at Birmingham's NEC, was a roaring success; according to exhibitors, visitors and the organisers.
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23/04/2010

Multipart gets parts distribution contract extension

Dennis Eagle's contract with Multipart for parts distribution has been extended for a further seven years.
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23/04/2010

Esso tankers to get the MAN badge, under Hoyer deal

Hoyer is to get a new fleet of 22 MAN TGS 440BLS 6x2 tractor units to work on its Esso contract.
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23/04/2010

HCT takes its first Scania OmniCity double deckers

Hackney-based HCT Group has taken delivery of its first 10 new Scania OnmiCity double deck buses.
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22/04/2010

Acta succeeds in fuel enrichment system evaluations

Clean energy products supplier Acta has announced that independent validation of its onboard hydrogen enrichment system has taken place, and been successful.
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22/04/2010

New MAN 26 tonner tanker debuts at FPS

MAN has introduced a new 26 tonne chassis for the fuel-oil home delivery market at the FPS (Federation of Petroleum Suppliers) Expo 2010 in Harrogate yesterday.
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