Monday 17 December 2018

Tyres blamed for particulate emissions

The reduction in exhaust emissions from Euro 6 engines will mean that tyres will come into focus as a significant source of particulate pollution from trucks, says a…

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France plans new tax on trucks

Toll-free trucking in France will end on 1 October, when a consortium including French state-owned rail operator SNCF will levy an average charge of €0.12/km on all trucks…

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VOSA clarifies animal waste rules after offal lot of confusion

VOSA has issued guidance clarifying the national derogation that allows hauliers to carry animal waste under domestic, rather than EU, drivers’ hours laws in some circumstances. The Department…

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HMRC getting tough on firms handling excise goods

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has begun a campaign to target warehouse keepers and third-party hauliers who may unknowingly be handling excise goods on which the duty has…

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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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