Thursday 18 April 2019

Keyfuels acquires r2c Online

Fuel card provider Keyfuels has announced that it has completed the acquisition of r2c Online Ltd, the fleet, compliance and workshop management software provider. The terms of the…

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Government to fund research into Euro 6 retrofit kit

The government has intervened to fund the design of retrofit systems to make older trucks compliant with emissions limits in clean air zones (CAZs). Currently, aftermarket conversion kits…

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Volvo brings turbocompounding back for the long haul

Volvo is to reintroduce the mechanical turbocompounding system used on its D12500TC engine back in 2002 to its latest generation of fuel-saving I-Save FH heavy trucks with the…

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Dawsongroup promoting cleaner trucks

Operators interested in alternative fuels but wary of investing capital in non-diesel vehicles at this juncture are being targeted by Dawsongroup, which has a range of gas and…

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Gas a ‘here and now’ fuel for Ocado

Graham Thomas, fleet services manager at Ocado, took delegates at the Bath Clean Air Roadshow through the on-line grocery retailer’s experiences with gas trucks. Gas tractor units were…

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DAF and MAN lead line-up at 2019 CV Show

Traton subsidiary MAN will launch its new D15 truck engine at the Commercial Vehicle Show (30 April – 2 May), which it is attending for the third year…

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DVSA windfall ‘should be ploughed into road safety’

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has warned that the £3 million windfall collected by the DVSA from drivers’ hours law infringers thanks to beefed-up enforcement powers should not…

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Sweeping changes for DAF transmission

DAF is to offer the ZF AS-Tronic automated manual transmission as a factory option on its dedicated LF roadsweeper chassis, which are marketed in conjunction with bodywork manufacturer…

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Low Ryder Econic tractor for Reynolds

The first Mercedes-Benz Econic tractor unit to go into service in the UK has been delivered to fresh produce supplier Reynolds by Ryder. Based on the 18-tonne low-entry…

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Howard Tenens doubles size of gas fleet

Independent logistics company Howard Tenens has added two more 26-tonne, 340 bhp Scania compressed natural gas powered rigids to its fleet, bringing the total number of dedicated gas…

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