Monday 23 April 2018

Workshop hours increase as van makers invest in aftersales

Few if any van makers are expecting light commercial sales to grow spectacularly this year. As a consequence both they and particularly their dealers need to generate revenue…

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CV Show: Rozone to boost fleets’ battery management

As the UK partner of the Midtronics battery testing and charging programmes, Rozone will be showcasing its battery management techniques which it says have delivered significant savings for…

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False tachograph records cost jailed ex-directors more than £1.8m

Two former directors of a transport company have been ordered to pay a total of more than £1.83m, following a Proceeds of Crime Act (POCA) hearing at Carlisle…

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Thousands of visitors expected at April’s CV Show

Thousands of visitors are expected to descend on the NEC Birmingham from 9-11 April for this year’s Commercial Vehicle Show, which organisers say is the first event since…

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CV Show: Alfatronix launches PowerTector battery guard product

Voltage conversion specialist Alfatronix will use the impending Commercial Vehicle Show to launch its new solid state battery guard low voltage disconnect product.  The PowerTector Battery Guard is…

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Volvo FMX construction truck to premiere at Bauma Munich

Volvo Trucks has announced it will unveil its new FMX construction truck at the Bauma exhibition in Munich, at 3pm on Monday 15 April. Volvo Trucks president Claes…

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C&H puts pen to paper in 40-truck New Actros deal

Paper haulier and distributor C&H (Hauliers) Ltd has invested in 40 Mercedes-Benz tractor units and 34 high-volume SDC curtainside trailers, in a £4m fleet overhaul. The trucks were…

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Pullman deploys Eclipse Jaltest kit to streamline fault diagnosis

Pullman Fleet Services, the maintenance and repair arm of distribution giant Wincanton, has invested in diagnostic equipment from Eclipse Automotive Technology for its national network of 32 service…

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Streamline concept reintroduced by Scania as Euro 6 offering expands

Scania is reintroducing the Streamline concept from the 1990s to brand long-haul versions of its trucks that are optimised for greater fuel economy. Aerodynamic enhancements to the cab’s…

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‘Busiest month yet’ for Driver CPC

January proved to be the busiest month yet for Britain’s Driver CPC training providers with 77,070 students on 10,791 courses recording nearly 553,000 hours: a 42 per cent…

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