Month: March 2022

31st March 2022 It’s full steam ahead for the North Yorkshire Moors project following the delivery of two 20m-long bridge sections by Collett. The pieces delivered are part of the ‘Yorkshire’s Magnificent Journey’ initiative. Specifically, the £10 million project is designed to ensure future generations can enjoy the 180-year-old-line. Collett was appointed by Volkerlaser and
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29th March 2022 Iveco’s efforts in connected trucks and autonomous driving have reached a critical moment in development. The ENSEMBLE project, which launched in 2018, has concluded. Specifically, the project looked at the role platooning could play in achieving sustainable transport. Iveco was a key part of the consortium and has branded the project a
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28th March 2022 Technology from Wheely-Safe to combat wheel loss has been fitted to Waterline’s fleet of 29 Volvo FL delivery trucks. In addition, the vehicles will now feature latest-generation tyre pressure monitoring systems.  The kitchen products supplier was introduced to the technology by its tyre supplier, Three Counties Tyre Services. Matt Elborough, Head of
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25th March 2022 Amazon UK has ordered five CF Electric trucks from DAF.  The 37-tonne GCW fully-electric vehicles join Amazon’s middle mile delivery fleet. In other words, they will be transporting goods with the aid of zero tailpipe emissions.  Interestingly, the trucks are the first electric middle mile trucks operated by Amazon in Europe. The
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24th March 2022 The fuel duty cut announced by the Chancellor yesterday has been met with approval – but only to a point. Essentially, many in the industry believe Rishi Sunak (pictured above) could – and should – have gone beyond a 5p a litre reduction.  The RHA welcomed the Chancellor’s announcement, but had already
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23rd March 2022 A near-production prototype of an electric truck has been shown by MAN Truck & Bus for the first time.  The reveal is confirmation that the company has accelerated the change to zero-emission commercial vehicles.  Last month, there was confirmation that production of heavy-duty e-trucks would start in Munich, possibly in 2024.  However,
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22nd March 2022 Pudsey Plant Hire has announced the addition of the first Renault truck to its skip hire fleet.  The West Yorkshire-based operator was helped with the acquisition by JDS Truck and Van.  Specifically, the D18 High 4×2 with day cab is fitted with key components for its environment.  For example, the new Pudsey
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17th March 2022 Moran Logistics has placed an order with Keltruck for 15 CNG trucks from Scania. The vehicles are set to be delivered throughout 2023. Specifically, the order was made with the pledge by Moran Logistics to become more ‘green’ as a business. For example, the 15 new Scanias will join two existing CNG-powered
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15th March 2022 Bath International Transport has added to its fleet with a new Volvo FH 500 4×2 tractor unit.  The truck features as Globetrotter XL cab and will go into service ahead of a busy summer.  Bath International supplies transport solutions for many well-known shows and artists. Specifically, it delivers lighting and staging equipment
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14th March 2022 A classic Scania has been restored by Craigavon-based MST Transport, with no component left ignored. For example, Modern Tyres has supplied a set of Michelin X Multi regional tyres for the Royal Centurion 143.  The truck is one of only 100 Centurion models released in 1991.  Importantly, the model was introduced to
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