Tuesday 11 December 2018

New truck carbon targets ‘too ambitious’

Europe’s truck manufacturers have criticised a demand by the EU to reduce heavy vehicle CO2 emissions by over one-third by 2030 as unattainable. The European Parliament’s Environment Committee…

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Iveco recycling truck collects its own fuel

A recycling company in north-east England is thought to be the first in the country to run a truck fuelled by the waste that it collects. Warrens Group…

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Liftmaster to showcase latest workshop equipment at Euro Bus Expo

Workshop equipment provider Liftmaster will be among the exhibitors at next week’s Euro Bus Expo, where it will be showcasing a selection of new products. The company, which can…

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Bridge strike tally hits five a day

An average of five bridge strike incidents reportedly occurs across the country every day, according to data from Network Rail – costing millions of pounds of damage and…

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RAM Tracking adds value for Rilmac Group

Specialist subcontractor Rilmac Group has reported cost and efficiency gains as a result of opting for a vehicle tracking solution from RAM Tracking. Founded in 1957, Rilmac Group…

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AdBlue: friend or foe in the fight against air pollution?

Marc Haley, director at Alliance Transport Technologies – aftermarket solutions provider for the commercial vehicle industry – discusses the importance of utilising AdBlue correctly The UK is in…

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Government advice for no-deal Brexit

With a draft Brexit agreement now in place, a no-deal scenario nonetheless remains a possibility, including if the government fails to get the deal through Parliament. The government…

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Industry fears ‘wheels will stop’ as post-Brexit migration policy bites

More details have emerged over the last month of the potential operational consequences of Brexit for both international and domestic hauliers. The prime minister Theresa May is currently…

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Electric trucks catch the eye at IAA exhibition

Electric-powered vehicles were prominently on display at last month’s IAA Commercial Vehicles in Hannover – including an all-electric concept delivery truck at the centrepiece of MAN’s stand. Developed…

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MAN boss spells out Brexit impact on manufacturers

There were just four weeks in which concrete decisions had to be made over Brexit if chaos was to be avoided in the UK truck market next year,…

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