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20/10/2021

FUSO Canter 7.5-tonner rises to the challenge for The Authentic Bread Company

A Gloucestershire craft baker has commissioned its first 7.5-tonne truck to help it meet increased demand from its two biggest wholesale customers, both of which have seen significant growth in their home delivery businesses as a result of successive lockdowns.

The Fuso Canter 7C15 model employs a 3.0-litre common-rail turbodiesel that produces ...
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19/10/2021

Eminox launches expansion plan

Emissions control company Eminox has announced it will add a new site in ...
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18/10/2021

Three new Volvos for Walkers

Walkers Transport is adding a further three 6x2 pusher axle tractor units ...
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15/10/2021

Scania three-axle LNG tractor

Scania has further extended its portfolio of dedicated gas-fuelled trucks ...
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14/10/2021

Fraikin brings in repair work

Fraikin has appointed Andy Towns to the new role of operations director, ...
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14/10/2021

New DAFs for Sainsbury Linen

Ryder has supplied new customer Salisbury Linen Services with a range of ...
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13/10/2021

G. Webb's Continental tyre kit

For bulk haulier G. Webb, the rollout of ContiPressureCheck and ...
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13/10/2021

Free Meyle EV safety training

Under the name ‘MEYLE Academy’, the German manufacturer MEYLE is offering ...
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12/10/2021

Adams Morey develops Redbridge

Commercial vehicle dealership group Adams Morey has invested in its ...
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Features
14/10/2021

Silent revolution: hydrogen ramps up in bus fleets

Richard Simpson examines the implications of switching from diesel to hydrogen fuel cell drivelines for the fleet engineer, using as an example a new bus fleet

The biggest hitters in the heavy vehicle market, including Daimler and Volvo Group, are backing hydrogen fuel cell technology as a replacement for diesel in the long-haul market. This is ...
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14/10/2021

Only fair to keep OTC

Early in my road transport career, one of my roles was to provide quality assurance audits to fleet operators. Occasionally, I was called to provide evidence at a public inquiry (PI) in front of traffic commissioners (whose role is ...
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14/10/2021

A new vision for coaches

After 40 years in engineering roles at National Express – including work on the Levante coach specifications – Richard Ball has become new vehicles director. A hydrogen fuel cell coach concept is his next quarry. He spoke with Will ...
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14/10/2021

All change: the new Optare

May 2019 saw ADL acquired by Canadian bus and coach manufacturer NFI Group, while September of the same year saw the collapse into administration of Northern Ireland’s Wrightbus. It was subsequently bought out of administration by ...
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