Tuesday 16 October 2018

AdBlue abuses highlighted in TCs’ report

The traffic commissioners’ (TCs) annual report to the transport secretary for 2017-18 has highlighted the use of illegal AdBlue emulators as a “fashionable” issue that had drawn particular…

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Cummins unveils new turbo and emissions technology

Transport Operator paid a visit in August to the UK headquarters of Cummins Turbo Technologies in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, to catch a first glimpse of key new turbo…

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Nottingham drops proposed clean air zone

Plans for a clean air zone in Nottingham have been abandoned, as the city’s air quality is being sufficiently improved by existing measures to meet the required standard…

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6-tonne Master to take on conventional 7.5-tonners

Renault Trucks has introduced an innovative new contender into the 3.5-7.5-tonne GVW sector: a 6×2 version of the front-wheel drive Master chassis-cab. Constructed using a wide-track low-height chassis…

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RAM Tracking: over half of fleets plan expansion despite Brexit

Well over half of fleet managers in the UK are shrugging off market concerns and planning to expand over the next twelve months, according to a survey coordinated…

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Mercedes outlines future truck fuel strategy

Mercedes-Benz has abandoned hybrid truck drivelines in favour of efficient diesels and all-electric vehicles, according to Stefan Buchner, the head of the manufacturer’s truck division. Speaking at a…

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Industry positive on Brexit progress amidst political turmoil

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) and Road Haulage Association (RHA) have both cautiously welcomed attempts to secure “frictionless” trade between the UK and EU as part of the…

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DfT unveils ‘Road to Zero’ emissions plans for HGV

The Department for Transport (DfT) has unveiled its new Road to Zero Strategy, which outlines its ambitions to slash vehicle emissions over the coming decades, including from HGVs….

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Training win for Wincanton at Talent in Logistics Awards

The Wincanton Health, Safety, Driver Training & Development Team (Co-Op Contract) has been named Training Team of the Year at the Talent in Logistics Awards 2018, which took…

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Spafax highlights cost of mirror damage

Commercial vehicle mirror technology provider Spafax International Ltd has highlighted the cost and safety benefits of its polycarbonate mirror range for truck and bus applications. “Often the first…

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