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News
13/07/2020

Trailer tyre launched in Goodyear KMAX Gen-2 regional range

Goodyear has extended its KMAX GEN-2 steer and drive truck tyre range with a new trailer tyre.

Predominately for regional fleets, the tyres are said to offer greater mileage and longer life compared to the KMAX T range, as well as winter tire EU legislation compliance and RFID connectivity. Sizes available include one 19.5-inch and four 22.5-inch ...
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13/07/2020

Boat mover replaces Actros

Reliability on regular runs into southern Europe meant that when the time ...
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10/07/2020

Renault's RHD 26-tonne EV unit

The first Range D Wide Z.E. 26-tonne 6x2 rigid has arrived in the UK. ...
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10/07/2020

Europump switches to digital

Europump has turned to mobile and cloud technology to expand its fuel pump ...
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09/07/2020

Brinor prepares for DVS

Brinor International Shipping & Forwarding has taken delivery of four new ...
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09/07/2020

CV Show returns 13-15 April 21

The 2021 CV Show will be held Tuesday-Thursday 13-15 April in halls 3A, 4 ...
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08/07/2020

Microlise drivers of the year

Drivers from Forterra Building Products and Boughey Distribution have been ...
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08/07/2020

Michelin tyre damage scheme

Michelin has upgraded its accidental damage guarantee, which covers the ...
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07/07/2020

Hyundai ships fuel-cell trucks

Hyundai Motor Company has shipped the first 10 units of the Hyundai Xcient ...
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Features
09/07/2020

Metroline's COVID-19 story

In mid-June, London bus operator Metroline returned to a full service, nearly three months after the COVID-19 shutdown closed the capital to all but key workers. Group engineering director Ian Foster explains how the operator adapted to changing requirements

Metroline carries Londoners on some 1,800 buses driven by 4,500 driver on 100 routes, ...
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09/07/2020

Legal update: July 2020

This page is brought to you by specialist transport law firm Backhouse Jones. Its COVID-19 hub is available via www.is.gd/ifogih
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09/07/2020

Learning from lockdown

The way lockdown has forced office workers to adapt – by staying at home, using virtual tools such as videoconferencing, and juggling the demands of family and the job at the same time – may well change working habits from now on.
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09/07/2020

Telematics and COVID-19

Vehicle tracking data, summed up across hundreds of vehicles and thousands of trips and hundreds of thousands of miles can actually reveal quite a lot about how a transport operation works, as Abbey Transport recently discovered. By ...
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