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.


Port of Cork Turnover Increases by Over 6% in 2013
2013 proved a good year for the Port of Cork, who today reported an increase in traffic volumes from 9.05 million tonnes in 2012 to 9.12 million tonnes in 2013.


Tipperary Truck Show for Dualla
The Dualla Show on Sunday 31 August is in its fourth year having existed as a community threshing festival for many years.


New Mercedes Benz Vito range unveiled
The all-new Mercedes-Benz Vito range has had its world premier, revealing a van that Mercedes-Benz says is astonishingly versatile.


Mercedez Benz backs Bumbleance Mega Push
Mercedes-Benz will be adding its weight to the forthcoming Bumbleance Mega Push – described as a spectacular and challenging fundraiser that will see the distinctively illustrated Mercedes-Benz-powered childrens ambulance pushed all the way from Dingle to Dublin.


Online sales handled by Parcel Motel worth €114m
One of Europes leading independent delivery companies has revealed that the annual value of online purchases processed by its parcel locker system now exceeds €114 million.


European Handling Equipment launches Warrior Easyroller
European Handling Equipment has introduced its state-of-the-art Warrior EasyRoller.


TV3s Cork Mega Port Gets another Series
Following on from the huge success of TV3s– Cork Mega Port in April 2014, TV3 have commissioned a second series with another four episodes, due to air in 2015.


Search for stolen Schmitz Artic trailer
A Schmitz refrigerated artic trailer was stolen from in Mullingar on Friday.


Intelligent Telematics launches first 3G Vehicle Camera in Ireland
Intelligent Telematics has launched the first 3G vehicle camera in Ireland to help fleet operators reduce costs, enhance safety and protect against fraudulent insurance claims.


Truck and driver combine for Shell fuel efficiency award
FreshLinc driver Frantisek Bogyi has won the Shell FuelSave Partner UK European Driving Competition 2014 – achieving the accolade behind the wheel of his beloved DAF truck.



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