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SDC Trailers receives accreditation on three trailer designs

September 1, 2014
SDc Trailers web

 Leading UK trailer manufacturer SDC, has added two Step Frame Double Deck trailers and their Straight Frame ‘Fastliner’ trailer to the list of EN12642XL certificated units, following successful completion of dynamic testing by German certification agency TÜV-NORD.

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Schmitz Cargobull gives hauliers locking gear advice

September 1, 2014
Schmitz Cargobull provides flush doors as standard on all its curtainsider models and its FP25 dry freight box van trailer, which allows a neater, cleaner and more striking livery to be applied.

Messy-looking locking gear on trailer rear doors could do a haulier or own account operator’s brand more harm than good, warns Schmitz Cargobull.

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New Volvo FM for car transporter applications

August 28, 2014
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Volvo Trucks’ new series, Euro 6-compliant FM, is now available fully configured for car transporter applications. Specifications of the new Volvo FM car transporter, configured as a low height, sleeper cab 6×2 rigid, were revealed to an audience of automotive logistics operators on 28th August at Volvo’s Warwick head office.

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One-Sure Insurance for right priced insurance

August 28, 2014

Haulage operators in the market for insurance at the right price is being advised to contact one of the UK’s fastest growing independently owned insurance intermediaries, Stoke-on-Trent based, One-Sure Insurance.

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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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Roads revolution sees extra 900 miles of capacity

August 26, 2014

Road users will see around 900 extra lane miles of road capacity added to England’s strategic highway network by 2021 – a third more than was provided in the previous decade.

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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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Prohire appoints Key Account Manager

August 21, 2014
Prohire appoints Key Account Manager

As part of its ongoing growth strategy and dedication to customer service, Commercial Vehicle Hire and Fleet Management specialist, Prohire Plc, has announced the appointment of Mick Hirst to the role of Key Account Manager.

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FTA wants safe passage for lorry drivers through Calais

August 21, 2014

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) wants government to lobby the French government to take control of the worsening migrant situation in Calais. 

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Latest tachograph solutions from Stoneridge at Automechanika

August 20, 2014
Latest tachograph solutions from Stoneridge at Automechanika

Stoneridge will return to this year’s Automechanika Frankfurt to show its smartest tachograph solutions yet. Visitors should not miss out on seeing the newest digital tachograph on the market, the SE5000 Exakt Duo2, the future-driven Optimo workshop tool and much more.

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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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