Tuesday 16 July 2019

Hauliers’ fury as M4 relief road scrapped

Mark Drakeford, Labour first minister of the Welsh government, has cancelled the planned Newport Relief Road – which was designed to reduce congestion on the M4 around the…

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Rendezvous with Renault

Steve Banner caught up with the truck manufacturer to learn about its roadmap for the future Renault Trucks is determined to become a lot more than an also-ran…

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Lorries can’t limbo, warns Network Rail

The clamour from beleaguered rail managers imploring HGV drivers to pay more attention to their vehicles’ height has grown in volume, after repeated strikes to a bridge in…

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Cummins to begin Euro 6-D PSV engine production

Engine technology provider Cummins has announced it is ready to meet the next step of Euro 6 emissions control for bus and coach, with clean diesels now certified…

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Oil analysis in the spotlight

Karl Rudman, business development manager at Petro-Canada Lubricants Europe, offers advice on what to look for when assessing a used oil analysis report As a useful element of…

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Shell Go+ loyalty programme launched

Shell has announced the launch of a new rewards programme available for all fleets, Shell Go+. The programme, accessible via the Shell App, is said to provide speedy…

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NXT Scania modular concept is CV all-rounder

Scania has showcased a new electric self-driving modular urban concept vehicle, NXT, which it says could be deployed to transport commuters in mornings and evenings, deliver goods in…

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Fleets may face new taxes if alternative fuels take off

Decarbonising the freight transport industry may not just mean operators having to invest in unproven vehicles that they cannot afford: they could also be hit by road-pricing as…

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Councils seek views on fresh clean air plans

The rollout of clean air zones (CAZs) and low emission zones (LEZ) across the UK showed few signs of abating last month, as Edinburgh became the latest council…

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Cold chain in the spotlight at TCS&D Show

Industry suppliers to the cold chain sector are gearing up to exhibit at this month’s Temperature Controlled Storage & Distribution Show (TCS&D), which takes place on 25-26 June…

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