Friday 20 October 2017

Light refreshment for DAF LF

DAF has revamped its British-built LF light/medium-weight truck with a new 3.8-litre engine which is says is ideal for light urban distribution applications. Trucks fitted with the new…

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Volvo to launch hybrid and gas long-haul trucks

Volvo Trucks is set to launch a concept heavy-duty long-haul hybrid truck along with production gas-powered engines before the end of the year, as it seeks alternatives to…

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Eminox to showcase SCRT retrofits at Coach & Bus UK

Bus operators and transport planners will be able to learn how their vehicles can be upgraded to meet the London Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) and Clean Air…

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DfT calls time on annual test exemptions for specialised vehicles

The Department for Transport (DfT) has announced its intention to change the law around roadworthiness requirements for certain specialised heavy vehicles, following a consultation into current exemptions from…

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DAF completes refreshed CF and XF ranges

Paccar subsidiary DAF has completed the refreshment of its CF and XF range that was announced at the Commercial Vehicle Show in Birmingham last April. The new models…

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Paragon mapping feature enhances routing and scheduling software

Paragon Software Systems has announced new enhancements to its routing and scheduling system, meaning that mapping images can now be embedded into manifest and debrief documents, to provide…

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DfT platooning trial sparks national debate

The news announced last month that the Department for Transport (DfT) is to fund a trial of platooning lorries on UK roads was received with varying degrees of…

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DVSA steps up fight against illegal waste transport

The Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has launched a new intelligence-sharing initiative with the Environment Agency, to help better coordinate enforcement surrounding the illegal carriage of waste….

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Safety matters

Sergio Barata, general manager, EMEA at transport software specialist Telogis, discusses how operators can use technology to create a culture of safety across their fleets A recent study…

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Oiling efficiency

Karl Rudman, business development manager at Petro-Canada Lubricants Europe, discusses the role lubricants can play in improving fuel economy In today’s marketplace, business and operating conditions are undoubtedly…

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