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News
18/06/2021

Engineers at UK bus operators share expertise and experiences on electric vehicle operations

A first meeting has taken place between UK bus operator engineering teams in May to monitor the effectiveness and operation of electric vehicles.

Established by operators Metroline and Stagecoach, the engineering group will set out to share best practices, review the efficacy of the vehicles and improve communications between operators. Metroline ...
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18/06/2021

North Northants Council fleet

As new unitary authority North Northamptonshire Council updates its waste ...
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17/06/2021

Schmitz Cargobull: UK factory

Semi-trailer manufacturer Schmitz Cargobull is opening a new factory in ...
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17/06/2021

Falkirk Council buys e-vans

Falkirk Council in Scotland has made the switch to electric vans, sourcing ...
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16/06/2021

RATP Dev London: 195 e-buses

RATP Dev London, one of Transport for London (TfL)’s principal bus ...
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16/06/2021

Goodyear's ‘tyre intelligence'

Goodyear SightLine uses sensors with cloud-based algorithms to communicate ...
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15/06/2021

Motus refits Bristol location

DAF dealer Motus Commercials has opened a new 5.2 acre site in Avonmouth, ...
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14/06/2021

Three new longer DAF tractors

DAF has launched three new tractor models partly in response to the ...
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14/06/2021

Irizar's series-produced e-RCV

Bus manufacturer Irizar and Spanish municipal services company FCC Medio ...
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Features
14/06/2021

Vehicle troubleshooting: remote control

A data standard dictates how trucks send status information back to base. As fleet management becomes ever more digital, the data services available are increasingly sophisticated, finds Toby Clark

Predictive maintenance and condition monitoring are an integral part of some industries, and are growing in importance in the transport sector. The ...
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14/06/2021

Roller brake tests

A vehicle’s roller brake test leads to an overall verdict – pass or fail – but that’s not the full story. John Challen examines the importance of looking at the results in detail
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14/06/2021

Longer heavier vehicles, again

Following the end of the consultation to end the longer semi-trailer (LST) trial (see www.is.gd/afohuj), will the UK government now permit a trial of longer heavier vehicles (LHV) on British roads, asks Peter Shakespeare
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11/06/2021

Legal update - June 2021

This page is brought to you by specialist transport law firm Backhouse Jones. Its COVID-19 hub is available via www.is.gd/ifogih
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