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Monthly Archives: March 2013

Terberg DTS launches its first ever all-electric distribution tractor

March 27, 2013
Terberg DTS launches its first ever all-electric distribution tractor

Specialist vehicle manufacturer Terberg DTS (UK) Ltd has launched its first ever all-electric distribution tractor ifollowing an extensive development programme undertaken by parent company,Terberg Benschop in the Netherlands.

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Mercedes-Benz Atego unveiled

March 27, 2013
Mercedes-Benz Atego unveiled

With its unveiling at a world premier launch event in Germany, Mercedes-Benz has brought its new generation short-radius distribution truck Atego one step closer to its arrival in the UK.

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Volvo and Shell in global gas agreement

March 27, 2013

Volvo Trucks and Shell have agreed to co-operate globally on the introduction of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) as a fuel for commercial heavy duty trucks. Based on Volvo’s new MethaneDiesel concept – whereby LNG can be used in diesel engines – and Shell’s LNG expertise and infrastructure investments, the two companies will co-ordinate their activities…

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Northern Ireland hauliers ordered to pay over £1 million

March 26, 2013

Two former directors of a Northern Ireland transport company have been ordered to pay £1,680,282.00 by HH Judge Hughes following a Proceeds of Crime Act (POCA) hearing at Carlisle Crown Court.

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Bevan21s are bedding in nicely

March 26, 2013
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Customers of leading retailer Bensons for Beds have begun receiving deliveries from the first of a new generation of 7.5-tonne trucks with streamlined bodies a full 500kg lighter than those they have replaced.

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World premiere of new Volvo FMX at Bauma

March 26, 2013
New FMX

The world premiere of the new Volvo FMX will take place at the Bauma exhibition in Munich on Monday April 15th, Volvo Trucks will pull the wraps off the truck, which it claims takes efficient construction operations to an entirely new dimension.

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Kenworth launches new T880 vocational truck

March 25, 2013
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Kenworth has launched its new T880 vocational truck at the annual Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Kentucky.

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Daylight shines on the CV Show

March 25, 2013
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The European division of a global Commercial Vehicle components manufacturer has announced two brand new, innovative products for 2013/14, to be shown at the CV Show this April at Birmingham’s NEC: a Model 149 Light Bar and the 27 Series LED Headlamps.

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IMS welcomes Andrew Young

March 25, 2013
Andrew Young

IMS Limited, one of the leading distributors of premium products to the commercial vehicle market in the UK and Ireland, has appointed Andrew Young as its new Service Engineer. Andrew brings many years experience in mechanical maintenance and will be delivering technical support, maintenance training and problem solving to all IMS’s customers.

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Bibby secures Lavazza deal

March 24, 2013
Bibby secures Lavazza deal

Bibby Distribution has used its extensive expertise in the food sector to secure a prestigious new warehousing and distribution contract with Lavazza, Italy’s favourite coffee.

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Premiere for new Volvo FM in Birmingham

March 24, 2013
Premiere for new Volvo FM in Birmingham

The new Volvo FM will be unveiled at a press conference at the Commercial Vehicle Show in Birmingham on April 9th 2013. The new Volvo FM is the all-rounder of the Volvo Trucks range. Thanks to its impressive flexibility and transport efficiency, it covers the needs of most customers.

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SuperTruck delivers massive increase in fuel economy

March 20, 2013
SuperTruck delivers massive increase in fuel economy

Cummins Inc. and Peterbilt Motors Company, a division of PACCAR has released test results today showing their demonstration tractor-trailer achieved a 54 percent increase in fuel economy, averaging nearly 10 miles per gallon (mpg) under real world driving conditions.

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