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  • VisionTrack celebrates double award win

    on Dec 5, 18 • in UK • with No Comments

    VisionTrack, the leading provider of vehicle CCTV and video telematics solutions, has scooped two industry awards in recognition of how its unique Internet of Things (IoT) platform is tackling insurance fraud. The company has been named as the winner of the telematics category at the BusinessCar Techies and the Best Telematics-Based Project of the Year at Insurance Post’s Digital & Insurtech Awards

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  • Staples Vegetables achieves Earned Recognition with Descartes

    on Dec 5, 18 • in UK • with No Comments

    Descartes Systems Group, the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, provided essential Key Performance Indicators for drivers’ hours for the independent farming company, Staples Vegetables to achieve the Driver and Vehicles Standards Agency’s (DVSA) Earned Recognition accreditation

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  • ACEA concerned over CO2 reduction targets

    on Dec 3, 18 • in UK • with Comments Off on ACEA concerned over CO2 reduction targets

    The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA), which represents the EU’s seven major truck producers, is highly concerned about the outcome of the European Parliament’s plenary vote on the region’s first-ever CO2 standards for heavy-duty vehicles

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  • Oldest DAF truck still in commercial use found in Bakel

    on Dec 3, 18 • in UK • with Comments Off on Oldest DAF truck still in commercial use found in Bakel

    DAF announced its search for the oldest truck earlier this year, as the company continues to celebrate its 90th birthday in 2018. The search was launched with a video on social media that features a cattle trader who has been operating his DAF truck across Ireland since the early 1980s. The video has been viewed almost half a million times, prompting an avalanche of contenders for the title. Responses poured in from all over the world, but the oldest truck was found virtually in the back garden of the DAF factory in Eindhoven, in the

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  • Paragon co-founder set to retire

    on Dec 2, 18 • in UK • with Comments Off on Paragon co-founder set to retire

    Paragon Software Systems co-founder and director Charles Nockold will retire this year after nearly 35 years working for the routing and scheduling software specialist. He joined the Paragon team in 1984 when it was part of PA Consulting Group and then played a key role in the management buy-out and subsequent growth of the business

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  • Mercedes-Benz voted Truck Manufacturer of the Year

    on Dec 2, 18 • in UK • with Comments Off on Mercedes-Benz voted Truck Manufacturer of the Year

    Mercedes-Benz Trucks has been named Truck Manufacturer of the Year at the annual Commercial Fleet Awards at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole

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  • FTA calls on MPs to vote in favour of withdrawal agreement

    on Nov 28, 18 • in UK • with Comments Off on FTA calls on MPs to vote in favour of withdrawal agreement

    The business group representing the logistics sector, the Freight Transport Association (FTA), is calling on MPs to vote in favour of the Withdrawal Agreement to keep Britain trading post-Brexit by delivering the frictionless trade that the logistics sector was promised

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  • ProVision launches new ProVision Go app

    on Nov 26, 18 • in UK • with Comments Off on ProVision launches new ProVision Go app

    This new app continues ProVision’s mission to empower and simplify the lives of both fleet managers and drivers by combining all key fleet risk management, safety and compliance needs into a single powerful platform. It has seen robust testing among a closed group of leading fleet operators to ensure the technology exactly fits the differing needs of operators of all sizes

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  • Car transporter firm equips fleet with Michelin telematics system

    on Nov 26, 18 • in UK • with Comments Off on Car transporter firm equips fleet with Michelin telematics system

    On foot of a successful trial period, UK-based Carlson Vehicle Transfer has rolled out Michelin’s Effitrailer telematics system across its 150-strong trailer fleet, which operates throughout the UK and Europe delivering cars for the automotive industry

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  • Sleep suit shows dangers of drowsy driving

    on Nov 25, 18 • in UK • with Comments Off on Sleep suit shows dangers of drowsy driving

    See a friend or loved one reach for the car keys after a boozy night out and many people will speak out or persuade them to hand over the keys. But how about when a friend insists on driving when they are simply tired after a long day

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