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Fontaine Fifth Wheel Brings Safer Coupling ...

Aug 02, 2018Comments off

Fontaine Fifth Wheel are presenting their latest range of fifth wheel couplings at this year’s IAA show. They work at the forefront of haulage technology

Recent tests confirm that IVECO is best for...

Aug 01, 2018Comments off

IVECO is proving on the ground that its Natural Power Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) technology is a viable and financially profitable solution to achieve sustainable

EIS Waste gears up with fuel-efficient Merc...

Jul 26, 2018Comments off

Aberdeen-based EIS Waste Services is looking forward to improved economy after commissioning Scotland’s first Mercedes-Benz Econics to be fitted with the manufacturer’s own, automated gearbox.

Dearman widens product range with nosemount...

Jul 24, 2018Comments off

The Dearman Hubbard zero emission transport refrigeration unit (TRU) has gone one step further with a nosemount option now also available, the dominant model in

Safety record of HGVs defended by FTA

Jul 23, 2018Comments off

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has spoken out to reassure drivers that HGVs have never been more motorway-safe. The move follows the publication of a

New legislation on cross-border haulage pos...

Jul 23, 2018Comments off

The Haulage Permits and Trailer Registration Act has been given Royal Assent. It will ensure that the UK has the powers it needs to support

Drivers raise motorway fears of increased l...

Jul 13, 2018Comments off

The amount of freight being transported on our motorways is making drivers fear for their safety, a new survey of over 1,000 drivers for Brake

Air quality restrictions ‘unfairly’ tar...

Jul 12, 2018Comments off

Clean Air Zones (CAZs) are unfairly targeting hauliers and pricing trucks off the road, say a coalition of industry bodies. The British Vehicle Rental and

Schmitz Cargobull brings telematics to ever...

Jul 12, 2018Comments off

Schmitz Cargobull UK and Ireland has launched a telematics retrofit programme that can turn any reefer into a ‘smart’ trailer. Schmitz Cargobull’s TrailerConnect system –

Why software may be a weak link in autonomo...

Jul 10, 2018Comments off

If it’s frustrating when a computer or smartphone crashes, then imagine the feeling when the software powering an autonomous truck unexpectedly freezes or shuts down.

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