Nigel Langdons carries the extra load with Michelin X Multi T trailer tyres
Nagel Langdons, part of the Nagel-Group which provides chilled and frozen food distribution and warehousing to Ireland and the UK, is extending the tyre replacement intervals on its four 14.6m longer semi-trailers (LSTs) by more than 80,000 km after moving them onto Michelins new X Multi T trailer tyres.


Barry Training Services Celebrates 25 Years of RTITB Training
Long standing RTITB accredited partner, Barry Training Services (BTS), is celebrating 25 years of delivering RTITB training to the workplace transport industry.


80% of unscheduled downtime can be avoided with preventative maintenance
A survey conducted by Volvo Trucks reveals that incidents of unplanned downtime can be cut by 80 per cent.


3 Axle Doll Bogue enters the UK market
For the first time in over 10 years, a 3 axle Doll Bogie trailer has entered the UK market, destined to be the latest addition to the specialist trailer fleet of Collett.


Continental and MAN strengthen cooperation
International tyre manufacturer Continental, a major supplier to MAN, is strengthening its long-standing partnership with the truck and bus manufacturer further.


Hiab launches 12 T-Series light range cranes
Hiab, part of Cargotec, is launching 12 new T-series light weight cranes with hybrid technology ranging from 1.2 to 3.5 ton meter lift capacity.


Mobil Delvac 1 to Host Driver Efficiency Challenge for McLaren-Hondas Truck Fleet
As the Formula 1™ season heads to Europe, ExxonMobil and McLaren-Honda have teamed up to host a driver-efficiency challenge to reward safe and fuel-efficient driving.


Crystal Clear market for new Xlite ET45
Motor Wheel Service Distribution (MWSD) has launched the xlite ET45, a forged aluminium wheel designed specifically for three-axle, multi-functional, inloader semi-trailers.


For sale: special offer on used DAF XF
Interparts, the DAF Commercial Dealership for the North East, have a number of excellent second hand DAF trucks on special offer.


Enterprise Flex-E-Rent Expands its Temperature Controlled Rental Fleet with Thermo King Units
Food service, catering, hotels, grocery and pharmaceutical delivery companies are just a few businesses that benefit from rental vehicles for their temperature controlled applications, ranging from chill to heavy chill and to deep frozen.


Trucker caught reading a book while driving on M60
Reading is good for the mind but not the body if you happen to do it while driving a HGV down the M60.


Volvo Trucks first with automatic all-wheel drive
Volvo Trucks new feature Automatic Traction Control activates the drive on the front axle automatically when in motion, if the truck risks getting stuck.


New Tyre Concept for Semitrailer Tractors in Volume Transport
Following the market launch of the new 315/45 R 22.5 drive axle tyre Conti EcoPlus HD3 at the start of the year, Continental has now completed its tyre offering for Lowliners with the new 355/50 R 22.5 steer axle tyre Conti EcoPlus HS3.


DAF Trucks shortlisted twice for Fleet Truck of the Year award
DAF Trucks has received confirmation that two of its truck ranges have been shortlisted for top honours at the transport industrys premier awards event – the Motor Transport Awards 2015.


Hireco invests £12.6m in new trailers
HIRECO, the Northern Ireland based company which provides a full rental, leasing and 24/7 breakdown service for trucks and trailers across the UK and Ireland is delighted to announce an £8 million investment in 400 new trailers, to be manufactured by SDC Trailers in Toomebridge.


New Regulations on Rigid Truck & Drawbar Trailer Combination Weight Limits
From 1st June 2015 the owners / operators of six (or more) axle rigid truck and drawbar trailer combinations will have the option of operating at 46 tonnes.


Volvo Trucks perfect fit for Camden Group
Camden Group, one of the UK and Irelands leading manufacturers and suppliers of PVCu products, has recently taken delivery of a number of Volvo FH 4x2 trucks from Northern Ireland Volvo dealer, Dennison Commercials.


Somers Commercials delivers new Actros units
Mercedes-Benz main dealer Somers Commercials of Camolin has recently delivered a number of Actros units.


New Mercedes-Benz Vito range arrives
The new Mercedes-Benz Vito mid-capacity van range – one that they themselves describe as astonishingly versatile – has arrived on the market here with prices beginning at €18,650.


Family run freight company excels at National Awards
Ace Express Freight, based in Lusk, County Dublin, has scooped a number of national industry awards, firmly establishing the company as leading the way in Irelands freight sector.


Quattro Plant Kawasaki arrive at the track in style with new FH
Quattro Plant Kawasaki will certainly arrive in style at each round of the MCE Insurance BSB (British Superbike) Championship this season, courtesy of Volvo dealer Truck and Bus Wales & West.


Ford Secures No.1 Position for Commercial Vehicle Sales in Europe
Ford was Europes No.1 top-selling commercial vehicle brand in the first quarter of 2015, as accelerating customer demand for its completely new and expanded Transit range resulted in the companys best market share in 20 years.


Thermo King Trailer Refrigeration Units that reduce Global Warming potential
Thermo King announced today that its SLXe trailer refrigeration units, are available with the next generation refrigerant, R-452A, in Europe.


Weight conscious DAF LF secures major fleet deal with Calor Gas
Calor Gas, has put to the road its first of 20 new Minibulk tanker vehicles based on DAFs 18-tonne Euro-6 LF 220 FA chassis.


Volvo FH : new heavy duty bumper edition
Volvo Trucks is strengthening the Volvo FH offer by introducing a new heavy-duty bumper.



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