Lidl looking for Transport companies for deliveries to stores
Lidl are looking for transport companies to handle the daily internal store deliveries for a long-term business relationship.


First appearance by Volvo Trucks at National Ploughing Championships
Together with the dealer network, Volvo Trucks is exhibiting at the National Ploughing Championships. The event takes place on the 23rd to the 25th of September at Ratheniska, Stradbally, Co. Laois.


SDC shortlisted for Trailer Innovation Award
SDC Trailers have been shortlisted for the Trailer Innovation Award Concept category. SDC submitted their pioneering Trombone trailer with on-board safety equipment for the prestigious award.


Limericks 4th Diecast Model and Diorama Show on 14th September
This Sunday sees the South Court Hotel, Raheen, Limerick host the fourth Limerick Diecast Model and Diorama Show.


Finalists from 23 countries compete for the title of the worlds most fuel efficient driver
A total of 23 drivers from almost the same number of countries will be taking part in Volvo Trucks Global Drivers Fuel Challenge Final on September 19th, where they will be competing against each other to find out who can drive most fuel-efficiently.


Tommy Walton wins Volvo Trucks Driver Challenge 2014
The Volvo Trucks Driver Challenge 2014 has been won by Tommy Walton who drives for Containerships UK out of Teesport.


Mobile devices increasingly being used to control fleets, reports Chevin
Mobile devices are increasingly being used to control fleets in order to improve the performance of key fleet metrics, reports Chevin Fleet Solutions.


Mercedes Benz proves fuel saving effectiveness of PPC
In tests conducted in conjunction with three of Irelands leading freight companies, Mercedes-Benz has proven the effectiveness of its Predictive Powertrain Control (PPC) system in delivering fuel savings when fitted to their new Actros.


UPC nationwide fleet relies on Ford Transit
UPC, Irelands leading TV, phone and broadband service provider, has expanded its fleet of Ford Transit Custom models which the company uses to provide its range of services to private and business customers nationwide.


Service consistency keys as Debenhams renews Nightline partnership
One of Britains biggest department store chains, Debenhams, has revealed that it has renewed its partnership with Irelands leading independent delivery firm, Nightline.


New Series FM for car transporter applications announced
Volvo Trucks has announced that the new series, Euro 6-compliant FM, is now available fully configured for car transporter applications.


Parker showcases solutions for the truck & trailer market at IAA 2014 in Hannover
Parker Hannifin, the global leader in motion and control technologies, will be showcasing a range of innovative new solutions for the truck industry at this years international IAA exhibition in Hannover Germany.


Should you own a vehicle brake tester
Since the introduction of the RSA Commercial Vehicle Roadworthiness Act 2012 there has been an increased amount of councils and operators choosing to buy their own brake testers rather than outsourcing to third party workshops.


Failing vehicle camera technology costing Irish transport sector millions
The Irish transport sector could be paying millions of euros in unnecessary insurance costs by using a vehicle camera solution that is not suitable for cross-border operations according to Mark Stamper, Managing Director of Intelligent Telematics (IRE).


Volvo launched gas powered truck
Volvo Trucks is expanding its model range in Europe with a new version of the Volvo FE running entirely on methane gas.


The Latest Continental Innovations at IAA: Product Premieres at the Worlds Leading Transport Show
Driving the Future, the motto of the worlds biggest commercial vehicle show, the IAA in Hanover, is underlined by the new products launched by Continental at the show this year under its own IAA-motto The Future in Motion.


Volvo Trucks first on the market with chassis unique driver manual as an app
Volvo Trucks driver manuals are now available in a new version on the Internet and for smartphones and tablets. The idea is to always give customers, drivers and mechanics access to up-to-date, chassis-unique information irrespective of time and place.


Five brands shortlisted for International Van of the Year 2015
2014 will be marked as the busiest period for new light commercial vehicle launches in recent decades with no less than twelve new models entering the European marketplace.


Fleetmatics Exceeds Milestone of 500,000 Vehicles Under Subscription
Fleetmatics Group PLC (NYSE: FLTX), a leading global provider of software-as-a-service (SaaS)-based mobile workforce solutions for service-based businesses of all sizes, announced it has exceeded a milestone of 500,000 active vehicles under subscription, outpacing the competition.


Giti Tire releases details of two new GT Radial truck and bus tyres
Giti Tire has released full product details of the two latest additions into its expanding GT Radial truck and bus portfolio - the GSW226 high traction steer axle andGTL925 low platform trailer pattern tyres.


Michelin launches new trailer tyre
Michelin has launched the 385/65 R 22.5 size version of its X Multi T trailer tyre across Europe.


Paneltex exhibits two vehicles at IAA 2014
At this years IAA Show in Hannover, leading UK bodybuilder Paneltex will be displaying two vehicles from its diverse product portfolio, demonstrating its longstanding reputation for designing and manufacturing innovative products.


ContiTech at the IAA: Supply Trends for Commercial Vehicles
Scratch-resistant surface materials for the drivers cab interior, oil and coolant hoses for high-temperature applications, a drive belt that lasts 500,000 km, and the new Continental Air Spring Leveling System are some of the highlights that ContiTech will present during IAA Commercial Vehicles 2014 at the Continental booth in Hall 17, Stand A06.


Carlsson presents the CG63 6 x 6
With its powerful 544hp twin-turbocharged V8 motor, three driven axles and five differentials, the natural habitat of the Mercedes G63 6 x 6 lies far from city streets and country lanes.


Michelin Tyre appoints New Head of Truck and Bus Marketing
Chris Smith, 31, has been appointed Head of Truck and Bus Marketing for Stoke-on-Trent based Michelin Tyre PLC, with responsibility for the UK and Ireland.



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