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  • Freight & Logistics Strategy goes out to public consultation

    on Jan 5, 22 • in General News, UK News • with Comments Off on Freight & Logistics Strategy goes out to public consultation

    A Freight & Logistics Strategy for the North of England has gone out to public consultation highlighting the opportunities to address the challenges that lie ahead for the sector and calling on everyone to have their say on shaping the way forward

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  • Scania introduces versatile hybrid trucks

    on Dec 17, 21 • in General News • with Comments Off on Scania introduces versatile hybrid trucks

    Scania is introducing Hybrid Electric Vehicles (HEV) and Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) trucks that can be fitted with different power­train and charging options, thus offering solutions that can fulfil various demands for applications. A new electric machine, GE281, works in tandem with a Scania seven or nine-litre combus­tion engine, providing unique opportunities for creating fossil-free transport solutions for heavy trucks with demanding bodywork

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  • Dover Hamilton navigates post-Brexit customs clearance complexities with Descartes

    on Dec 9, 21 • in General News, UK News • with Comments Off on Dover Hamilton navigates post-Brexit customs clearance complexities with Descartes

    Descartes Systems Group, the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, is helping customs clearance agent Dover Hamilton Ltd.’s customers navigate post-Brexit EU customs complexities and grow their business with Descartes’ e-Customs

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  • Ctrack teams up with Humn to launch commercial fleet insurance solution

    on Nov 29, 21 • in General News • with Comments Off on Ctrack teams up with Humn to launch commercial fleet insurance solution

    Ctrack by Inseego has entered into a strategic partnership with Humn to provide an innovative insurance proposition to commercial fleets. The two companies will bring together the latest advances in contextual risk data, fleet telematics and dynamic insurance pricing to help vehicle operators reduce their premiums by as much as 20%

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  • Mercedes-Benz Actros celebrates 25 years

    on Nov 12, 21 • in General News • with Comments Off on Mercedes-Benz Actros celebrates 25 years

    First introduced in 1996, the Mercedes-Benz Actros this year celebrates 25 years in operations – a quarter century in which it has established itself as the premium truck for long-distance heavy-duty distribution

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  • CV Workshop EXP0 on horizon

    on Oct 11, 21 • in General News • with Comments Off on CV Workshop EXP0 on horizon

    The CV Workshop EXPO takes place at Citywest Convention Centre, Dublin on Saturday and Sunday, May 7-8th 

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  • VisionTrack supports British Truck Racing championship

    on Jun 17, 21 • in General News • with Comments Off on VisionTrack supports British Truck Racing championship

    Truck Sport UK has teamed up with VisionTrack to install an advanced video telematics solution on 20 race trucks competing at this year’s British Truck Racing Championship (BTRC)

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  • Daimler fuel-cell truck tests underway

    on May 19, 21 • in General News • with Comments Off on Daimler fuel-cell truck tests underway

    With the commencement of an extensive and rigorous testing programme involving its prototype GenH2 truck, Daimler Trucks has reached the next milestone on its path to the series production of hydrogen-powered fuel-cells for the electrification of its long-haul transport vehicles

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  • Why purchasing an electric car is important for the next generation

    on Mar 16, 21 • in General News, UK News • with Comments Off on Why purchasing an electric car is important for the next generation

    Electric cars are not a new trend or phenomenon. They have been around for some time, since the late 1990s. Yet, they have only recently caught on and have become a trendy car to have. 

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  • Hauliers get results of ECMT permit application lottery  

    on Dec 9, 20 • in General News • with Comments Off on Hauliers get results of ECMT permit application lottery  

    Hauliers are, this afternoon, Wednesday, December 9, are finding out whether they have been successful in their applications for ECMT permits. 

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  • No Deal Brexit presents grave risk to the land bridge says FTA Ireland

    on Nov 9, 20 • in General News • with Comments Off on No Deal Brexit presents grave risk to the land bridge says FTA Ireland

    The government must support the establishment of new ferry services to offset the risk which a No Deal Brexit presents to the route between Ireland and mainland Europe across the UK, according to FTA Ireland (FTAI)

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  • Green policies must be sustainable says RHA

    on Jun 25, 20 • in General News • with Comments Off on Green policies must be sustainable says RHA

    The Road Haulage Association (RHA) has responded to a report published by the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) – Reducing UK emissions: 2020 Progress Report to Parliament

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