Scania Launches Smart Watch

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Scania has launched a rebranded version of the Sony SmartWatch 3, aimed at truck drivers. On top of all the usual features a Sony SmartWatch 3 can do, the Scania Watch can also show you an instant overview of your current fuel and AdBlue levels, and even current average fuel consumption. The wearable also gives […]

F&G Commercials Buys Chatfields DAF Dealership

L-R: Frank Woodhead and Glenn Stevenson, joint Managing Directors of F&G Commercials

Yorkshire-based DAF truck dealership, F&G Commercials, has acquired North West counterpart Chatfields DAF Manchester from Pendragon, with the dealership now being known as F&G Commercials (Manchester). All staff transferred to the new dealership as part of the deal. The company – which has sites in Barnsley, Huddersfield and Oldham – said the purchase will enable […]

Iveco Dealer Hendy Van & Truck Goes The Extra Mile

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CC Moore has upgraded its fleet by leasing two Euro 6 Iveco Stralis Hi-Street 26 tonne rigids through Iveco Capital. Hendy Van & Truck, which delivered the vehicles, secured the order on the back of a long-term relationship supplying and maintaining trucks for CC Moore. Colin Moore, Managing Director of CC Moore, said: “We enjoy […]

MAN Reliability ‘Key’ For Clancy Docwra

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Construction industry contractor, Clancy Docwra, has taken delivery of a new MAN TGS tanker chassis, supplied through the Cordwallis Group – MAN’s full-service dealer in Heathrow. The company is also expecting the imminent delivery of another identical-specification vehicle. The company says reliability from four previously-leased MAN 6×2 rigid tankers had been key to its decision […]

Van Market Will Rebalance During 2015, Claims Manheim

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Analysis from Manheim suggests that the UK’s used van market is well on the way to shaking off the effects of the recession. According to the wholesale commercial vehicle remarketing business, the industry is still seeing a high proportion of older vans at auction, but this pattern will be less evident during 2015.While data from […]

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Scania Launches Smart Watch

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Scania has launched a rebranded version of the Sony SmartWatch 3, aimed at truck drivers. On top of all the usual features a Sony SmartWatch 3 can do, the Scania Watch can also show you an instant overview of your current fuel and AdBlue levels, and even current average fuel consumption. The wearable also gives […]

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F&G Commercials Buys Chatfields DAF Dealership

L-R: Frank Woodhead and Glenn Stevenson, joint Managing Directors of F&G Commercials

Yorkshire-based DAF truck dealership, F&G Commercials, has acquired North West counterpart Chatfields DAF Manchester from Pendragon, with the dealership now being known as F&G Commercials (Manchester). All staff transferred to the new dealership as part of the deal. The company – which has sites in Barnsley, Huddersfield and Oldham – said the purchase will enable […]

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Iveco Dealer Hendy Van & Truck Goes The Extra Mile

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CC Moore has upgraded its fleet by leasing two Euro 6 Iveco Stralis Hi-Street 26 tonne rigids through Iveco Capital. Hendy Van & Truck, which delivered the vehicles, secured the order on the back of a long-term relationship supplying and maintaining trucks for CC Moore. Colin Moore, Managing Director of CC Moore, said: “We enjoy […]

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MAN Reliability ‘Key’ For Clancy Docwra

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Construction industry contractor, Clancy Docwra, has taken delivery of a new MAN TGS tanker chassis, supplied through the Cordwallis Group – MAN’s full-service dealer in Heathrow. The company is also expecting the imminent delivery of another identical-specification vehicle. The company says reliability from four previously-leased MAN 6×2 rigid tankers had been key to its decision […]

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Van Market Will Rebalance During 2015, Claims Manheim

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Analysis from Manheim suggests that the UK’s used van market is well on the way to shaking off the effects of the recession. According to the wholesale commercial vehicle remarketing business, the industry is still seeing a high proportion of older vans at auction, but this pattern will be less evident during 2015.While data from […]

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Eaton Transport Breaks Allegiance With DAF

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In a significant conquest deal, Eaton Transport has swapped its 20-year allegiance to DAF in favour of Renault Trucks’ Range T, following a recommendation from one of its customers. The 44 tonne range T460 6×2, supplied by Renault Trucks Chiltern, joined the 4-strong DAF fleet in September on a 3-year full service contract hire deal […]

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CV Manufacturing Steadies After Months Of Decline

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UK CV manufacturing fell by just 0.7% in November. A resurgent home market grew for the second consecutive month, but exports remained subdued. YTD figures fell by 21.6%, however a more positive 2015 is expected. “The signs remain positive for UK commercial vehicle production after many months of decline, with output in November almost level,” […]

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Volvo Trucks Cut Bodybuilders Lead-Times

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Volvo Trucks has developed advanced 3D drawings, which are available for bodybuilders via an internet-based database which means the chassis and bodywork for several Volvo Trucks’ truck models can now be designed in parallel. This means that the bodybuilding process, and the customer lead time in some cases, can be shortened by up to 14 […]

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Volvo Trucks Appoint New Commercial Truck Director

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Mike Corcoran has been appointed to the position of Commercial Truck Director for Volvo Trucks. In his new role, Corcoran will be responsible for the Volvo Trucks new business – including fleet sales, in the UK and Ireland, reporting directly to Arne Knaben. Corcoran has held a number of positions in various Volvo Group UK […]

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HGV Technician – Lates (16:00-01:00) – Felixstowe

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Our Client requires an experienced Technician for their busy workshop. The position is for an experienced Technician, responsible for maintaining all makes of commercial vehicles and trailers to a high standard, to ensure customer requirements are met. Areas of responsibility: Carry out routine maintenance & repairs on all makes of vehicles/trailers to VOSA standard Diagnose […]

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