Monthly Archives: February 2013

Hiab looks to the future at CV Show

February 28, 2013
Hiab looks to the future at CV Show

Hiab is at the Commercial Vehicle Show 2013 (Stand 4H90) to demonstrate its ability to meet a wide range of on-road load handling needs even more effectively through market-leading brands that include Hiab loader cranes, Multilift demountable systems and Moffett truck mounted forklifts.

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Bosch celebrates 10 millionth common-rail system

February 28, 2013
Bosch celebrates 10 millionth common-rail system

This year sees Bosch celebrating the production of the 10 millionth common-rail system for commercial vehicles (CRSN). The production figures over the past few years are testimony to the rapid development of this technology, which delivers enhanced efficiency and lower emissions: following the launch of the CRSN1 in 1999, one million systems had already been…

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FTA calls on Chancellor to reduce fuel duty in UK

February 28, 2013

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) continues to hammer home the message to the Chancellor that he should reduce road fuel duty by 3 pence per litre to help ease the pressure on domestic freight operators in his 2013 Budget. Calling on George Osborne to include the reduction in his Budget plans FTA has said that…

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Terberg DTS (UK) Ltd acquires C.A.T. 9 Ltd

February 28, 2013

Terberg DTS (UK) Ltd, based in Halifax, West Yorkshire has announced that, with effect from 16th February 2013, it has purchased outright the business of C.A.T. 9 Ltd, based in Bromyard, Herefordshire, UK.

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CV Show debut for International Truck of the Year

February 28, 2013
CV Show debut for International Truck of the Year

A trio of International Truck of the Year-winning Stralis tractor units will take pride of place on Iveco’s 864 square metre stand at this year’s Commercial Vehicle Show, joined by a static display example of FPT Industrial’s ground-breaking Euro VI engine.

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Clare County Council teams up with Ctrack

February 26, 2013
Clare County Council teams up with Ctrack

Clare County Council in Ireland has implemented an advanced vehicle tracking and lone worker solution from Ctrack to assist with its road maintenance operation. The Council will utilise the Ctrack Online system across 18 commercial vehicles as well as the Ctrack ICE2 personal tracking and panic alarm device to help provide an efficient, reliable and…

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TIP branches become WABCO service partners

February 26, 2013
TIP branches become WABCO service partners

Following an extensive training programme, five TIP Trailer Services branches have become fully approved WABCO Service Partners in the UK and, later this year, this agreement between the two companies is potentially to be extended across other TIP regional operations within Europe.

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Fowler Welch specifies Fontaine Europe

February 25, 2013
Fowler Welch specifies  Fontaine Europe

Following successful trials, Fowler Welch, one of the UK’s leading supply chain distribution organisations, are now specifying as standard the air-operated sliding fifth wheel coupler from Fontaine Europe.

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Traffic Commissioner threatens to revoke licence

February 25, 2013
Traffic Commissioner threatens to revoke licence

An operator who failed to return his transport manager questionnaire has been given three months to regain professional competence or face having his licence revoked. David Michael Moore, who operates from Keighley and Leeds, appeared before North East regulator Kevin Rooney on 13 February in Leeds, where he was also challenged on his vehicle maintenance standards.

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IMS launches new website

February 21, 2013
IMS launches new website

IMS Limited, one of the leading distributors of premium products to the commercial vehicle market in the UK and Ireland, has created a new website specifically designed and written for trailer builders and trailer users with quick and easy reference about all their leading quality products.

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H & M Distribution specifies DAF

February 21, 2013
H & M Distribution specifies DAF

Specifying the longest available factory-fitted body on three new DAFs has enabled Palletways member H & M Distribution to increase carrying capacity from 16 to 18 pallets. This is without compromising payload, which is almost 10,000 kg, even allowing for the fact that the 18 tonne LF55s have a sleeper cab and are fitted with a…

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AutoSock returns to the CV Show

February 20, 2013
AutoSock returns to the CV Show

The AutoSock range of textile “socks” will feature at the Commercial Vehicle Show in Birmingham in April. AutoSock are reusable textile “socks” that are pulled over the driving wheels when extra grip is needed on snow. They take a couple of minutes to fit, require no special training, and work well in all snowy conditions. Sizes…

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