DAF demonstrates commitment to road safety at CLOCS* display
DAF Trucks is unveiling two construction vehicles optimised to give maximum protection to vulnerable road users at the annual CLOCS Progress event being held at ExCeL London today.
Excitement builds as Stena Superfast X arrival draws near
The Stena Superfast X ferry, which is due to make its debut sailing from Holyhead to Dublin Port next week, has left the Polish shipyard in Gdynia where staff have been working around the clock to ensure that the vessel is ready for its eagerly awaited launch.
No cross-border transport with megatrucks in the European Union
There will be no cross-border transport with longer and heavier trucks in the European Union, following a vote today by the Transport Committee in the European Parliament.
Road Safety Alert – Weather Warning Issued with Strong Winds
The Road Safety Authority (RSA) is advising all road users to take extreme care when using the roads as Met Éireann has issued an orange weather alert warning of winds of up to 65 to 80 km/h for exposed coastal and hilly areas
Perennial Freight boosts fleet with six new Actros
Perennial Freight, one of Irelands largest transport companies, has strengthened its fleet with the addition of six new Mercedes-Benz Actros 2545LS tractor units.
Driver reckons his new FL is like a Rolls Royce
Hitchens of Exeter, who are the largest suppliers of new and reclaimed bricks and natural stone in the South West, have purchased a new-series Volvo FL.
Model Farm Show supports Jennifers Journey
Mid Ulster Sports Arena will open its doors for the first time ever this March to visitors of Mid Ulsters largest Farm and Construction Show.
Ceramex are international leaders in DPF refurbishing
Euro 6 vehicles now becoming a regular sight on roads and many truck and bus operators are asking questions about the maintenance of the advanced emissions systems fitted to these vehicles.
Married in style
Paul Baylon and Lisa Monaghan got married on St Valentines Day and travelled in style to their big day.
A new product line up demonstrates Continentals continued focus on lowering driving costs
Continental Tyres will once again be exhibiting at this years CV Show, running from the 14-16 April 2015, showcasing a whole host of new products and services which demonstrate how the right tyres can help operators to achieve lowest overall driving cost.
Michelin to showcase new 17.5 and 19.5 tyres at CV Show
Michelin is planning its largest ever display of 17.5 and 19.5 tyres at this years CV Show, following the roll-out of additional sizes and tread patterns in its all-new X Multi range.
Volvo Trucks have a 96% first time MOT pass rate
Volvo Trucks UK Dealer network achieved a record breaking MOT First-Time Pass Rate of 96% in 2014.
CTEK licenses WiTricity technology for wireless vehicle battery charging
Leading battery charger manufacturer looks to revolutionize the automotive battery charging industry. CTEK licenses WiTricity technology for wireless vehicle battery charging.
DPF maintenance key to keeping Ireland trucking
Logistics companies taking delivery of new Euro-6 units are being urged to pay special attention to their diesel particulate filters (DPFs), as the cost of having a truck off the road because of a clogged DPF at the height of a nationwide skills shortage could be detrimental.
TBF Thompson offer 10 per cent off all Britains models
TBF Thompson are celebrating the recent launch of their new look TBFShop website and they are offering 10% discount on all Britains models and toys for the month of February.
Thermo King V-800 MAX Spectrum Delivers Increased Flexibility
Thermo King, a manufacturer of transport temperature control solutions for a variety of mobile applications and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, is introducing a new, non-diesel, vehicle-powered V-800 MAX Spectrum unit designed to make multi-temperature urban distribution easier for transporters.
NI Dealer wins UK & Irelands first full-year Van Pro stamp of approval from Mercedes-Benz
Northern Irelands official Mercedes-Benz Vans Dealer has become the first to pass a stringent quality audit covering all aspects of its light commercial vehicle sales and after sales operation.
Haulier celebrates its 100th DAF with special livery
A family-owned and run transport and distribution company, S&R Smith & Son, is celebrating its 100thDAF truck – a new DAF XF460 Euro 6 – with a bespoke 100th logo on its traditional red livery.
SAF self-steer makes the difference at Viamaster
As one of the leading logistics providers in the UK, PARTNERLINK member Viamaster continues to invest for the future with the initial purchase of two long semi-trailers, each fitted with the new SAF self-steer rear axle system.
First new series FL crew cabs go to Dublin City Council
Dublin City Council has taken delivery of two of the first new-series Volvo FL 4x2 rigids to be equipped with factory-built crew cabs.
Greater efficiency and better customer service thanks to out of hours servicing
Out of hours DAF servicing helps John Owen (Aggregates) Ltd keep its fleet more efficient.
A1 Transport stand out from the crowd
When one thinks of the haulage industry, the instant image is of a grisly male trucker driving the length and breadth of the country and even further afield, such is the dominance of the male species in this sector. One company has turned that stereotype on its head.
New Bandon Road Service Station – Calling All Truckers
A brand new state-of-the-art service station restaurant and convenience store has opened for business of the Bandon Road.
New DAF CF and XF tractors with rear steering axle
DAF is launching CF and XF 6x2 tractor units with a rear steering axle. These are specially designed for applications requiring maximum manoeuvrability.
Mercedes Benz brings fuel duel challenge to Ireland
Mercedes-Benz commercial vehicles division has embarked on a series of Fuel Duel Challenges the aim of which is to demonstrate the fuel-saving capabilities of their latest Actros with Euro V1 engine.