Wednesday 20 February 2019

Gas trucks spared German motorway tolls

Gas-powered trucks of over 7.5 tonnes GVW will no longer have to pay motorway tolls in Germany from the start of next year. The suspension of tolls for…

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London Square Mile plans zero emission zone

The City of London Corporation is planning to reduce traffic by half as it moves toward making London’s central business district the UK’s first Zero Emission Zone. Motorised…

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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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