Tuesday 16 October 2018

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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Industry relief at Budget fuel duty freeze

The transport industry has responded with relief to the news that the fuel duty increase scheduled for September has been cancelled in this week’s Budget. Mark Fletcher, finance…

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Plant Speed invests in £1m Merc Actros Titan rig

Heavy haulage specialist Plant Speed is running the most expensive truck ever sold by Mercedes-Benz in the UK – a mighty Actros Titan which, together with its new…

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New Volvo FH wins industrial design award

The new Volvo FH has won a gong in the 2013 red dot product design awards, which honour outstanding industrial design. This year 4,662 products were entered for the awards over…

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Bevan bodies deliver weight savings for Bensons

Bedroom furniture retailer Bensons for Beds has been delivering to customers with the first of a new generation of 7.5-tonne trucks with streamlined bodies, which are 500kg lighter…

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