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Volvo issues respectful ECWVTA reminder

October 1, 2014
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Volvo Trucks has respectfully reminded customers and body-builders that, from the deadline of 23.59hrs on 28th October 2014, all vehicles registered must have a complete or completed European Whole Vehicle Type Approval (ECWVTA).

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Bridgestone launches ToolBox at IAA

September 30, 2014
Bridgestone launches ToolBox at IAA

Bridgestone has launched, ToolBox a powerful yet user-friendly package of software-based solutions for tyre fleet management.

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Cummins ISG12 engine makes its European debut at IAA

September 29, 2014
Cummins ISG12 engine makes its European debut at IAA

Cummins are exhibiting the latest G Series engine platform for the first time in Europe at IAA Hannover. The new in-line 6 cylinder engine is available at 11 litre and 12 litre displacements to meet global market requirements and emissions standards.

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Iveco VISION – a technology concept for future mobility

September 28, 2014
Iveco VISION – a technology concept for future mobility

Iveco continues to place the search for cutting-edge new technological solutions and the interpretation and anticipation of future scenarios at the core of its business strategy. Iveco Vision, a concept centred on low environmental impact mobility, is embodied in a commercial vehicle featuring a range of innovative solutions. The concept emerged in the wake of…

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FTA focusing on driver shortage

September 28, 2014

The Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham will provide the stage for the Freight Transport Association (FTA) and Transport Hub to showcase key debates in transport policy.

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Continental simplifies tyre pressure monitoring

September 25, 2014
Continental simplifies tyre pressure monitoring

Continental has added a new feature to its successful ContiPressureCheck™ tyre pressure monitoring system (TPMS). Automatic Trailer Learning (ATL) can now monitor the condition of tyres on trucks and trailers much more easily and practically. Semitrailer tractors with ATL can automatically and wirelessly detect each trailer tyre equipped with ContiPressureCheck sensors.  This means that the…

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Truck & Plant Engineering chooses r2c online

September 23, 2014
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Truck & Plant Engineering, a specialist commercial vehicle repairer, has become the latest company to adopt the r2c Online system.

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Road rage incident caught on SmartWitness camera

September 18, 2014

A motorist swerves into the path of a lorry in a bizarre road rage incident. The Ford Fiesta driver almost causes a pile-up on a busy dual carriage after driving right in front of the HGV and opening his door just before the two vehicles collide. He then jumps from his car and starts remonstrating with…

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Roadmarking company opts for Conti TPMS

September 17, 2014
Roadmarking company opts for Conti TPMS

With half a million pounds invested in a new state-of-the-art hydro-blasting machine based on a Scania 8×6 chassis, W J Roadmarkings needed to take every measure to ensure that nothing would disrupt its availability for work.

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BRS and Renault deliver for B&Q

September 15, 2014
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BRS Ltd, one of the UK’s leading suppliers of commercial vehicle contract hire solutions, has supplied 12 new Renault Range D Euro 6, 6×2 R 320 to B&Q for its trade operation, TradePoint. The Renault Range Ds are additions to the TradePoint fleet and will complement the existing vehicles and service contract provided by BRS…

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Driver CPC deadline reached

September 15, 2014

The deadline for lorry drivers with acquired rights to finish their first 35 hours of Driver CPC periodic training has now passed. September 9 was the deadline for existing lorry drivers to finish their first 35 hours of training.

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LuK adds to clutch parts range

September 14, 2014
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New market-leading LuK clutch parts have been introduced for a wide range of light commercial vehicles (LCVs). They have been issued as part of a raft of new products for an additional three-quarters of a million cars and LCVs on the UK and Ireland’s roads.

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