Monthly Archives: April 2013

Waberer’s trials Euro 6 DAF

April 30, 2013
workhouse

Waberer’s International Pte.Co has purchased Hungary’s, and one of Europe’s first DAF tractors equipped with Euro 6 engines. The XF type vehicle equipped with a 460 hp PACCAR MX-13 engine was presented to Ferenc Lajkó, deputy CEO by József Pais, managing director at Hungarotruck Ltd.

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Eurovision chooses Schmitz Cargobull

April 29, 2013
Eurovision chooses Schmitz Cargobull

European freight specialist Eurovision Logistics has taken delivery of its first ever box van trailers from Schmitz Cargobull. The four ultra-secure S.KO Express dry freight box vans will be used to transport primarily high-value goods and replace trailers previously supplied on hire.

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New EU rules to allow for safer and greener trucks

April 29, 2013
SÈrie thÈmatique : La stratÈgie de Lisbonne

The European Commission is proposing new rules to allow manufacturers to develop more aerodynamic lorries, which will reduce fuel consumption by 7-10 per ent, cut emissions of greenhouse gases, and also enhance the safety of vulnerable road users.

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Mercedes-Benz unveils new Unimog and Econic

April 29, 2013
unimog

Following the successful introduction of the Euro VI-compliant Actros, Antos, Arocs, and Atego, Mercedes-Benz is continuing its Euro VI product offensive with the unveiling of the Unimog all-terrain vehicle, the Unimog implement carrier, and the Econic.

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G2M Technologies to distribute Tough Tracker

April 28, 2013
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G2M Technologies Ltd, the Leeds-based innovations company, has signed a deal to exclusively distribute Tough Tracker to the UK transport market. Tough Tracker is the world’s first virtually indestructible satellite tracking device for the protection of assets.

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Iveco signs Iraq deal

April 28, 2013

Iveco has signed an agreement with the Ministry of Electricity in Iraq for the supply of approximately 1,660 vehicles over three years.

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Mallinson Transport chooses Krone’s high-cubers

April 28, 2013
Krone Mallinson Press pic

Ken Mallinson & Sons Ltd, the UK and international distribution specialists, have added thirty high volume curtainsiders to their fleet which, says the company, enable them to virtually double utilisation, reduce load miles and save on fuel.

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New Volvo FH to wow crowds at Truckfest Peterborough

April 25, 2013
New Mercedes-Benz Econic[5]

With sales riding high, the new Volvo FH and FH16s will be in the spotlight on the Volvo Trucks stand (adjacent to the grandstand) at Truckfest Peterborough on 5th and 6th of May this year.

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HGV drivers to get increase in overnight subsistence rates

April 24, 2013

The Road Haulage Association has welcomed news that Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs is to increase the Drivers’ Overnight Subsistence Allowance for the drivers of heavy goods vehicles.

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FTA welcomes MPs cycling report

April 24, 2013

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has welcomed the publication of the MPs Cycling All Party Group’s report ‘Get Britain Cycling’, but believes that some measures are impractical.

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IRU awards top road transport managers

April 24, 2013
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The International Road Transport Union (IRU) has awarded “Top Road Transport Manager” to 70 managers from 15 countries worldwide, for their promotion of safe, secure, environmentally friendly and efficient road transport through their professional experience and managerial achievements.

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Goodyear Dunlop expands tracking with Ctrack

April 24, 2013
Goodyear Dunlop expands tracking with Ctrack

Goodyear Dunlop’s dedicated truck tyre service provider, TruckForce, has recently expanded its vehicle tracking system with the UK and Ireland’s largest telematics provider Ctrack so that its entire fleet is now covered. The solution will enable TruckForce to drive greater operating efficiencies and enhance customer service.

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