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  • Changes to annual vehicle testing

    on Mar 4, 13 • in UK • with Comments Off on Changes to annual vehicle testing

    Changes to the MOT for cars and large vehicle tests come into force later this month as new European requirements on roadworthiness take effect

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  • Great solutions from Isuzu at CV Show

    on Mar 3, 13 • in UK • with Comments Off on Great solutions from Isuzu at CV Show

    Four technically advanced trucks from four high profile companies form the centrepiece of the vehicle display on the Isuzu Truck stand at this year’s CV Show, with a selection of vehicles covering 3.5, 7.5 and 11.00 tonnes GVW that combine payload, proven reliability and innovative engineering – all backed by the company’s award-winning customer support programme

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  • Hiab looks to the future at CV Show

    on Feb 28, 13 • in UK • with Comments Off on Hiab looks to the future at CV Show

    Hiab is at the Commercial Vehicle Show 2013 (Stand 4H90) to demonstrate its ability to meet a wide range of on-road load handling needs even more effectively through market-leading brands that include Hiab loader cranes, Multilift demountable systems and Moffett truck mounted forklifts

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  • Bosch celebrates 10 millionth common-rail system

    on Feb 28, 13 • in UK • with Comments Off on Bosch celebrates 10 millionth common-rail system

    This year sees Bosch celebrating the production of the 10 millionth common-rail system for commercial vehicles (CRSN). The production figures over the past few years are testimony to the rapid development of this technology, which delivers enhanced efficiency and lower emissions: following the launch of the CRSN1 in 1999, one million systems had already been manufactured by the end of 2003. Now Bosch can celebrate another production milestone, with the 10-millionth CRSN rolling off the production line in January

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  • CV Show debut for International Truck of the Year

    on Feb 28, 13 • in UK • with Comments Off on CV Show debut for International Truck of the Year

    A trio of International Truck of the Year-winning Stralis tractor units will take pride of place on Iveco’s 864 square metre stand at this year’s Commercial Vehicle Show, joined by a static display example of FPT Industrial’s ground-breaking Euro VI engine

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  • Clare County Council teams up with Ctrack

    on Feb 26, 13 • in UK • with Comments Off on Clare County Council teams up with Ctrack

    Clare County Council in Ireland has implemented an advanced vehicle tracking and lone worker solution from Ctrack to assist with its road maintenance operation. The Council will utilise the Ctrack Online system across 18 commercial vehicles as well as the Ctrack ICE2 personal tracking and panic alarm device to help provide an efficient, reliable and high quality service

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  • TIP branches become WABCO service partners

    on Feb 26, 13 • in UK • with Comments Off on TIP branches become WABCO service partners

    Following an extensive training programme, five TIP Trailer Services branches have become fully approved WABCO Service Partners in the UK and, later this year, this agreement between the two companies is potentially to be extended across other TIP regional operations within Europe

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  • Fowler Welch specifies Fontaine Europe

    on Feb 25, 13 • in UK • with Comments Off on Fowler Welch specifies Fontaine Europe

    Following successful trials, Fowler Welch, one of the UK’s leading supply chain distribution organisations, are now specifying as standard the air-operated sliding fifth wheel coupler from Fontaine Europe

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  • Traffic Commissioner threatens to revoke licence

    on Feb 25, 13 • in UK • with Comments Off on Traffic Commissioner threatens to revoke licence

    An operator who failed to return his transport manager questionnaire has been given three months to regain professional competence or face having his licence revoked

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  • IMS launches new website

    on Feb 21, 13 • in UK • with Comments Off on IMS launches new website

    IMS Limited, one of the leading distributors of premium products to the commercial vehicle market in the UK and Ireland, has created a new website specifically designed and written for trailer builders and trailer users with quick and easy reference about all their leading quality products

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