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28/02/2024

IVECO S-Way 490s boost Ritchie fleet efficiency

Four new IVECO S-Way 4x2 vehicles featuring the Cursor 13 490hp diesel engine are said to be yielding fleet savings for Forfar-based Richie Agricultural.

Ritchie Agricultural manufactures agricultural equipment as well as on and offshore oil and gas machinery and started transporting its goods via its own trucks in 1965. A 2,400Nm of torque is ...
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27/02/2024

Apprentices offer advice

Apprentices working at Yorkshire-based gritter manufacturer Econ ...
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26/02/2024

Continental expands library

Continental has unveiled four tyre advice video guides to help fleets ...
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23/02/2024

SOE president resigns

The Society of Operations Engineers (SOE) president John Eastman is ...
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23/02/2024

Stertil helps Stagecoach

Stagecoach has invested in a further set of Stertil Koni 4 x 7.5 tonne ...
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22/02/2024

New Thermo King e-LCV units

Thermo King has started the production of its E-500e single and ...
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22/02/2024

Cresswell recieves coach

Alexander Dennis has supplied a new Plaxton Panther coach built on a Volvo ...
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21/02/2024

Zipper and inflation failures

Continental Tyres is raising awareness of inflation and zipper failures, ...
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20/02/2024

Burges advises FirstGroup

Burges Salmon has advised FirstGroup on two connected projects relating to ...
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Features
06/02/2024

Launching the eActros 600

Daimler Truck has launched the long-range Mercedes-Benz eActros twice in 18 months. After a prototype showing at IAA Transportation in Hanover in 2022, the production unit was unveiled outside Hamburg in October 2023, and Lucy Radley was there

The eActros 600 will, we’re told, be the first European long-range BEV to go into series production, ...
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06/02/2024

All about hydrogen fuel

The COP28 summit’s recognition of the need to move away from fossil fuels is another setback for diesel. But hydrogen fuel could take over. Two different uses of the lightest element in the universe – fuel cells and combustion – are ...
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06/02/2024

A female perspective

The 2023 Skills Challenge’s DVSA inspection apprentice, and runner-up mechanical apprentice, explains why more females should enter the 2024 challenge
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06/02/2024

Comment: Running on fumes

Two alternatives to diesel propulsion are profiled this month, both based on hydrogen (see p18). It’s exciting to see the arrival of promising candidates for decarbonisation of the heaviest HGVs, and these are just two of many R&D ...
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