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Stoneridge to showcase future of technology at IAA 2014

August 26, 2014
Exakt Duo2+Tacho Link dongle

Stoneridge has a high reputation for innovation and at this year’s IAA looks forward to showing a range of innovative product solutions on offer across the commercial vehicle market. Ranging from instrument clusters to apps, including download solutions, telematics and the brand new digital tachograph, the SE5000 Exakt Duo2. 

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Keep track of driving licences changes with SmartAlerts

August 21, 2014

Smartanalysis, the UK’s leading tachogragraph analysis and compliance management Software as a Service has added SmartAlerts to its portfolio.

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Saville chooses Renault

August 20, 2014
Saville chooses Renault

Bristol-based Saville’s Freights Ltd, one of the South West’s leading providers of quality logistics, has taken delivery of six new Renault Range T460 6×2 mid-lift tractor units. Supplied by Renault Trucks distributor, Renault Trucks South West, the Range Ts are replacements for MAN, IVECO, Mercedes and Renault vehicles in the company’s 29-strong fleet. The relationship…

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Volvo launches gas-powered truck

August 20, 2014
FE CNG

Volvo Trucks is expanding its model range in Europe with a new version of the Volvo FE running entirely on methane gas. The Volvo FE CNG (Compressed Natural Gas) has been primarily developed for operations involving short driving cycles with repeated stop:starts such as refuse collection and local distribution. It is equipped with a new…

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GT Radial debuts 11 tyres at IAA Hanover

August 19, 2014
Peter Foulkes

GT Radial will be displaying 18 tyres at IAA Hanover 2014, of which 11 make their show debut including the recently launched GSW226 winter steer axle and GTL925 low platform trailer pattern tyres.

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Renault Trucks to exhibit at IAA

August 11, 2014
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Renault Trucks will be exhibiting the most comprehensive range of vehicles on the market at the IAA 2014 trade show in Hanover from 25 September to 2 October. From the new Renault Master at 2.8 tonnes to the Renault Trucks Range K with a GCW of up to 120 tonnes, these are vehicles that stand…

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Warberer’s set to recruit 400 drivers

August 11, 2014

Following a staff increase of several hundred new employees in the first half of the year, Waberer will recruit another 400 truck drivers to add to its driver staff.

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New truck toll in Latvia

July 15, 2014

Latvia has introduced a truck toll on its extensive 3,500 km motorway. The vignette toll, which came into effect on July 1 applies to domestic and foreign vehicles. The time-based charge has a tiered price structure: for trucks from 3.5 to 12 tonnes and for trucks over 12 tonnes permissible total weight.

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Volvo Trucks highlights its Swedish heritage

May 29, 2014
Volvo Trucks highlights its Swedish heritage

The entire world is invited to join Volvo Trucks in celebrating Swedish National Day for a whole week. The ‘Swedish Week’ campaign consists of seven videos, amongst other things, with the intention of highlighting the importance of the Swedish roots of Volvo Trucks in an entertaining and amusing way.

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DAF extends Euro 6 range

May 26, 2014
DAF Euro 6 XF FTM LR

DAF is expanding its new Euro 6 series with a full range of four-axle CF and XF rigids and tractors for special and heavy duty transport applications. DAF has a tailored solution for every transport application. 


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IRU launches Crash Prevention Programme

May 22, 2014
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The International Road Transport Union (IRU) Academy has launched its new Crash Prevention Programme specifically designed to raise risk awareness and encourage road safety best practices among commercial drivers.

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IRU initiates Level Crossing Safety Checklist for haulage operators

May 22, 2014

The International Road Transport Union (IRU) and the International Union of Railways (UIC) have joined forces to initiate a Level Crossing Safety Checklist to raise awareness of transport professionals on the issue and reduce related casualties. UIC General Director, Jean-Pierre Loubinoux, stressed, “We have been working for years on this risky interface but strengthening collaboration…

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