Friday 20 July 2018

New Mercs set to steal CV Show

Mercedes-Benz is to give world debuts to two important new truck models at the Commercial Vehicle Show on April 9-11. The Euro VI version of the Atego 6.5,…

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Operators will be reported to traffic commissioners for fraudulent fuel use

HMRC has agreed a new protocol with the traffic commissioners and VOSA that should see offenders reported to the industry regulators – the TCs in respect of GB…

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Mercedes-Benz and dealers fined £2.6m for infringing competition law

Mercedes-Benz and three of its commercial vehicle dealers (Ciceley, Enza and Road Range) have admitted to infringing competition law, and will pay fines totalling £2.6 million, the Office…

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CV Show organisers reveal latest event news

More than 400 exhibitors have now signed up to attend this year’s Commercial Vehicle Show, which takes place on 9-11 April at the NEC Birmingham. The total floor…

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First new Volvo FH reaches customer

Six months after its world launch, the first production example of a new Volvo FH has been delivered to a customer. Jean-Pierre Ducournau, who runs Transports Ducournau near…

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Illegal trucks purged on Anglesey

Police, VOSA and other government agencies found legal or roadworthiness faults in 80 per cent of trucks they stopped in a targeted operation in Anglesey. Officers from North…

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Brigade offers ‘birds-eye’ view of truck surroundings

An increasing number of cyclists in cities and the inevitable rise in casualties from bike-truck collisions has led to a political focus on the blindspots of large vehicles….

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Axis turns to Krone for fridge trailers

Axis Fleet Management, the Oxford-based truck and trailer leasing subsidiary of Axis Intermodal, has expanded its temperature-controlled fleet with the addition of 100 Cool Liner trailers from Krone…

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Urban Reefer trailer to be star of Paneltex stand

Paneltex will display a new 9.2-metre ‘Urban Reefer’ semitrailer in the Cool Pavilion at the CV Show. The trailer is destined for Musgrave Retail Partners GB to serve…

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Nestlé benefits from Michelin MaxiTrailer tyres

A far longer service life and other operational advantages have sold Michelin’s new X One MaxiTrailer tyres to Nestlé Customer Logistics. Four years ago the confectionary manufacturer trialled…

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