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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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10/11/2020

Rivus to provide UK-wide support for CPL access equipment

Rivus Fleet Solutions (formerly BT Fleet) and CPL (Cumberland Platforms Limited) have set up a new partnership to provide a service infrastructure network for owners of CPL’s cherry-picker equipment.
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09/11/2020

Crane trailer offers big bag deliveries without the lorry

A partnership between Hiab and Nugent Trailer has seen mushroom grower Connetts Farm benefit from a new electric-powered crane installed on a trailer with solar-charging ability.
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09/11/2020

London council upgrades its refuse fleet with 39 Mercedes-Benz Econics

Fleet managers in the south-east London borough of Lewisham returned to Mercedes-Benz Dealer Orwell Truck & Van with a second major order to complete its waste collection and recycling vehicle replacement programme.
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06/11/2020

Isuzu chosen for Merseyside conservation vehicle

The latest vehicle to join National Museums Liverpool is the organisation’s first-ever Isuzu 7.5 tonne rigid.
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06/11/2020

New curtain from Structure-flex

Lorry tension curtain supplier Structure-flex has launched the Adaico Ada-Slider reinforced sliding curtain.
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05/11/2020

Wincanton offloads Pullman Fleet Services - UPDATED

Third-party logistics firm Wincanton has agreed to sell its UK commercial vehicle repair and maintenance company subsidiary Wincanton Pullman Fleet Services Limited to asset management firm Aurelius Investments.
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05/11/2020

Volvo Trucks to launch electric truck range in 2021

Next year, hauliers in Europe will be able to order all-electric versions of Volvo's heavy-duty trucks; volume production will start in 2022.
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04/11/2020

Rotala rolls out Freeway to connect regional bus operations

Rotala plc has rolled out a Freeway fleet management system across its Preston Bus, Hallmark Connections and two Diamond Bus operations.
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04/11/2020

Wrightbus signs up Forsee Power for electric bus batteries

Wrightbus has signed a new contract with French battery supplier Forsee Power, which has supplied the Northern Ireland-based manufacturer since 2013.
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03/11/2020

Ceramex opens £3 million DPF refurbishment facility

Diesel particulate filter (DPF) cleaning and refurbishment service provider Ceramex has more than doubled its operating capacity with the opening of a new facility in Reading, which will be able to process more than 2,500 DPFs per week.
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03/11/2020

East Riding signs up with Teletrac Navman to monitor 650 municipal vehicles

The Yorkshire council has bought into a service that enables fleet managers to have access to real-time data in one easy-to-use interface, such as vehicle location, driver performance, idling time and fuel usage.
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03/11/2020

Fleet and workshop software CheckPro renamed to AssetGo

Digital 2000 has formed a new business along with the rebrand of its fleet and workshop management system, CheckPro. The new business is called Asset Go Solutions and its software product AssetGo.
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02/11/2020

Dack Motor Group celebrates opening of new van workshop

Dack Motor Group is celebrating the opening of its new van workshop at its headquarters in Lincoln, which is servicing over 500 vans a month and growing.
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30/10/2020

Irizar’s full-electric refuse collection vehicle starts customer testing - ...

Tests of a full-electric rigid urban truck prototype developed in 2019 by Spanish bus and coachbuilder Irizar and Spanish waste management firm FCC Medi Ambiente are to begin in Badajoz, a city in southwestern Spain.
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30/10/2020

High Wycombe tail-lift death prompts fine - UPDATED

A transport company has been fined after a worker was fatally injured when the pallet of stone tiles he was attempting to deliver fell onto him.
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29/10/2020

Trailer-mounted hookloader provides better loading access for food processor

One of the UK’s specialist collectors of surplus food product has strengthened its operations after investing in a MULTILIFT hooklift trailer
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29/10/2020

Law firm begins class action suit against IVECO corporate sister FCA over ...

Law firm PGMBM (Pogust, Goodhead, Mousinho, Bianchini & Martins, formerly SPG Law) has issued a case in the High Court of Justice against Fiat Chrysler Automobiles that also implicates IVECO trucks over diesel emissions defeat devices.
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28/10/2020

HAVS and the have-nots

Following new Health and Safety Executive (HSE) guidance published in August, H&S consultancy Inspire International offers advice to commercial vehicle dealerships about the risks of hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS) caused by prolonged ...
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28/10/2020

Thompsons announces internal appointments

Tipper bodybuilder Thompsons has announced a range of new appointments, the most significant of which being key staff positions at its factory at Kirkliston near Edinburgh.
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28/10/2020

FSL claims UK-first in full-electric cash van conversion

Vehicle converter Fleet Service Ltd has delivered what it called the UK’s first full-electric cash vehicle, based on a Nissan e-NV200 panel van.
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27/10/2020

Wincanton grabs 14 new-generation Mercedes-Benz Actros drawbar units fitted ...

Wincanton’s construction operations received its first 14 new-generation Actros models from East Anglia dealer Orwell Truck & Van, a supplier to Britain’s largest third-party logistics company for more than 10 years.
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27/10/2020

Krone and Schmitz Cargobull share telematics protocol

The two German trailer makers have opened their standard telematics interfaces to each other to help customers with mixed fleets.
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26/10/2020

eActros deployed at German chocolatier

The battery-powered Mercedes-Benz eActros truck is now being used by the chocolate manufacturer Alfred Ritter GmbH to run between its production site in Waldenbuch near Stuttgart and a warehouse in Dettenhausen 7km away, as well as a ...
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26/10/2020

MAN announces plans for full-electric and hydrogen drivetrains

MAN Truck & Bus has announced an electric and hydrogen roadmap. The company is entering into several partnerships for this purpose.
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23/10/2020

ADL delivers first of 200 Enviro500 double-deckers to Berlin

The first two Enviro500 buses have been unveiled by Berlin bus operator Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe (“BVG”), ahead of a new fleet of double deckers for the transport operator of Berlin, Germany.
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