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  • CMG improves fleet compliance with TruAnalysis

    on Nov 26, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on CMG improves fleet compliance with TruAnalysis

    CMG, the breakdown-recovery, transport and logistics operator has reduced its driver infringements and improved overall fleet compliance by using TruAnalysis, the multi-functional fleet management software solution from TruTac

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  • French transport firm targets 1,000 gas vehicles

    on Nov 26, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on French transport firm targets 1,000 gas vehicles

    French transport firm Jacky Perrenot has announced an order for 250 Stralis NP trucks at the Solutrans trade show in Lyon, adding to the 250 Stralis NP 400 hp vehicles ordered last year. They will include nearly 200 vehicles with the new 460 hp natural gas engine launched last month, for operation throughout France

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  • Bevan Group wins top bodybuilding accolade

    on Nov 26, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Bevan Group wins top bodybuilding accolade

    The fast-growing Bevan Group has become the first winner of a prestigious new award for commercial vehicle bodybuilders. Strong commitments to innovation and customer service were instrumental to its success

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  • BFGoodrich to introduce truck and bus tyre range

    on Nov 23, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on BFGoodrich to introduce truck and bus tyre range

    BFGoodrich is set to introduce its first ever tyre range for trucks, buses and coaches in the UK and Ireland, offering customers quality fitments at affordable prices

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  • ProVision vehicle cameras provide constant access

    on Nov 23, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on ProVision vehicle cameras provide constant access

    ProVision is warning fleet operators of the exposure to risk associated with simple vehicle cameras that only store video locally. Video content of a journey is becoming increasingly crucial for insurance claims and defence, and is often used by the police as evidence in court cases. Police may choose to impound a vehicle following an accident and, as a result, fleet operators can be left exposed without access to the footage or their vehicle

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  • IRHA welcomes defferal of new truck tyre levy

    on Nov 22, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on IRHA welcomes defferal of new truck tyre levy

    The Irish Road Haulage Association (IRHA) has welcomed news that a new levy on truck tyres, due to come into force on January 1, has been postponed for three months

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  • Suir Valley Ventures invests in ProVision Vehicle Cameras

    on Nov 21, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Suir Valley Ventures invests in ProVision Vehicle Cameras

    Suir Valley Ventures, the entrepreneur-led venture capital fund launched in February 2017, has, together with private investors, invested a combined total of €1,000,000 in ProVision Vehicle Cameras, a leading Internet of Things (‘IoT’) company focused on providing advanced fleet and driver management systems. This is Suir’s fourth investment and follows closely on the heels of investments in an educational VR business, Immersive VR Education, leading IoT cloud platform, Wia, and reality games developer, WarDucks

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  • Alcaline chooses Schmitz Cargobull

    on Nov 20, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Alcaline chooses Schmitz Cargobull

    Pan-European haulier Alcaline has taken on 10 new mega-coiler curtainsiders and five new mega Euroliners from Schmitz Cargobull with VARIOS Top Technology, giving the operator the flexibility to alter roof heights to comply with varying regulations across Europe

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  • Insolvency figures underline need for fuel duty cut – says FTA

    on Nov 20, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Insolvency figures underline need for fuel duty cut – says FTA

    A dramatic increase in the number of road freight companies going bust highlights the urgent need for a cut in fuel duty to prevent further business failures, says the Freight Transport Association (FTA), the largest and most active membership association representing the logistics sector

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  • AO.com chooses Tiger Trailers

    on Nov 19, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on AO.com chooses Tiger Trailers

    AO.com has taken delivery of 80 new rigid trucks featuring Tiger Trailers bodywork, replacing older vehicles operating in the AO.com delivery fleet. The deal represents the first rigid bodies Tiger has built for the company, having supplied double deck trailers for its trunking fleet since

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  • CPT and TruTac launch Daily Checks app

    on Nov 19, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on CPT and TruTac launch Daily Checks app

    The Confederation of Passenger Transport UK (CPT) has today launched ‘CPT Daily Checks’, a complete first-use and daily walk round check app designed specifically for the bus and coach industry

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  • Transport Secretary praises FTA work to address skills shortage

    on Nov 16, 17 • in General News, News, UK News • with Comments Off on Transport Secretary praises FTA work to address skills shortage

    The Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has praised the work of the Freight Transport Association (FTA) to attract the next generation of logistics workers

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