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News
19/01/2022

Howard Tenens Logistics switches Andover fleet to HVO

Howard Tenens Logistics’ key Andover depot in Hampshire has switched its fuel from diesel to the low carbon alternative, GD+ HVO hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO). This change has been implemented across all HGV vehicles.

Having reviewed all available fuel and technology options, GD+ HVO was the clear choice due to its impressive carbon savings ...
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19/01/2022

Witch Group's bespoke rigid

Artificial grass and decking specialist, Witch Group Ltd, has added a ...
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19/01/2022

TIS (NGA) Ltd buys Izuzus

The arrival of the latest Isuzu dropside truck into the fleet of ...
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14/01/2022

DAF Trucks starts EV training

DAF Trucks has commenced dedicated electric vehicle (EV) product training ...
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13/01/2022

Yuill & Dodds chooses C520s

Scottish transport firm Yuill & Dodds has continued its working ...
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13/01/2022

ADL restarts Plaxton line

Alexander Dennis Limited is restarting production of Plaxton coaches at ...
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13/01/2022

Workshop buys heat inductor

A garage is improving safety and productivity after investing in a ...
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12/01/2022

Smart motorways on hold

The Department for Transport has announced that the roll-out of new ...
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12/01/2022

Bluebird Coaches upgrades lift

Weymouth-based Bluebird Coaches has upgraded its vehicle lifting equipment ...
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Features
04/01/2022

Hydro-shift

Will hydrogen power keep the internal combustion engine alive? Richard Simpson visits a British company that is betting the farm on hydrogen as a diesel replacement

The case against using hydrogen as a substitute for diesel in internal combustion engines is a strong one, on paper at least. It retains all the inefficiencies and complexities of a ...
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04/01/2022

Drivetrain super saver

Scania's new drivetrain promises fuel savings of 8%, along with redesigned diesel internal combustion engine, transmission, emissions aftertreatment system and rear axles. Lucy Radley sorts through the heavy metal
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04/01/2022

Comment: My better self

Personal development is not easy. It often involves moving out of your comfort zone and doing something different. And because the activity is different, it is difficult. What’s worse, to be of any lasting value, it must be repeated ...
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04/01/2022

Operator costs review

There were reasons to be cheerful going into 2021, as operators looked forward to coming out the other side of the global pandemic. However, the world had other ideas. John Challen reviews operational data gathered by trade ...
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