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News
17/05/2021

Royal Mail adds 29 CNG-powered tractors to UK fleet

Following a successful trial, Royal Mail is expanding its use of low-emission vehicles, with the addition of 29 gas-powered trucks fuelled by bio-based compressed natural gas (bio-CNG) to its fleet.

Over the course of coming weeks, the trucks will be introduced to the company’s fleet in the north west of England, in addition to the two already ...
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17/05/2021

Grange Quarries' new tipper

Founded in 2000, Grange Quarries of Lockerbie is celebrating its 21st ...
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14/05/2021

CV counterterrorism standard

BSI, in its role as the UK national standards body, has published what it ...
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14/05/2021

Updated CV training facility

North West apprenticeship training provider, Total People, is driving ...
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13/05/2021

RHA publishes tail-lift advice

The RHA has published guidance to improve safety around the use of tail ...
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13/05/2021

CV solar panel supplier

Fleet technology supplier Genie Insights has developed a range of solar ...
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12/05/2021

Isuzus suit municipal hirer

Specialist municipal leasing company Scammell Commercial has added six new ...
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12/05/2021

Welsh MOT centre's new lifts

Stertil Koni has provided a set of wireless mobile column lifts to SA1 MOT ...
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11/05/2021

Acorn Trucks' new IVECO site

On 10 May, Acorn Trucks opened the doors of its all-new, IVECO dealership ...
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Features
07/05/2021

Power shift: the new electric truck brands

The passenger car market has seen it most prominently with Tesla, but now the commercial vehicle sector is set to be shaken by EV startups, writes John Challen

The UK has set 2030 as the target to end production of diesel and petrol-engined passenger cars, but heavier vehicles have had a reprieve. The government stated back in November that a ...
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07/05/2021

Whatever happened to...

In the race down to zero emissions, electrical propulsion technologies have trampled over two simple technologies traditionally used to save energy in vehicles. Is the time right for their reintroduction, asks Toby Clark
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07/05/2021

The future of hybrid engines

Internal combustion has a key role to play in the transition to zero carbon, argues Richard Simpson
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07/05/2021

Cycle and recycle

Not all vehicles involved in accidents are old; sometimes they are almost brand-new.
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