New Scania Centre For Inverness


Scania has opened a new £3 million premises at Bridge Point, Inverness – the first purpose-built Scania service centre to be built since 2006. The centre will employ 16 staff, the majority of which will be fully trained Scania Technicians. Built on a 1.8-acre site with a high security, CCTV-monitored truck parking area, the new […]

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Mercedes-Benz Vito E-CELLs Help British Gas Power Ahead

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Employees of British Gas are now being transported between the company’s network of offices in and around West London, in a pair of fully-electric Mercedes-Benz people-carriers that are emission-free in operation. The seven-seat Vito E-CELL Traveliners represent the latest stage of the operator’s drive to replace at least 10% of its fleet of 13,000 vans […]

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Thomas Hardie Commercials Helps Get Edge Transport On The Move

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Thomas Hardie Commercials have supplied five new Volvo FH tractor units, the first to enter service, with pallet distribution, transport, storage and warehousing services provider Edge Transport. In addition to the five FH tractor units, Edge Transport have also ordered a further 10 Volvo FL 4×2 rigid curtainsiders for their intensive distribution operation. Edge Transport […]

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Stralis Demonstrator Convinces Haulier To Replace A Third Of Its Fleet

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Bradford-based haulier Brian R. Patefield Ltd has renewed a third of its fleet after taking delivery of nine Euro 6 Stralis Hi-Way 6×2 tractor units. The Stralis tractors are the first new vehicles taken on by the company, which has traditionally only purchased second-hand trucks. Delivered by dealer Northern Commercials, the new vehicles will replace […]

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MAN Announces Sponsorship Of Falkirk FC


MAN Truck & Bus UK has been announced as the new sponsor of Scottish Championship club, Falkirk FC. The deal sees MAN sponsor the Falkirk-based team for two years, with the deal launching at the Scottish Cup Final on May 30 at Hampden Park, in Glasgow. The deal will see MAN’s name emblazoned across the […]

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New MD Appointed To Clarks

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A new MD has been appointed to Clarks Vehicle Conversions. This is the first time that the owners have looked externally to appoint someone to the role. Darren Lord was selected for the position of MD by the owners of Clarks: Paul Clark and Brett Harrop. Both Clark and Harrop will continue to be active […]

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RHCV Appoints New Sales Executive

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East Midlands Renault Trucks distributer RH Commercial Vehicles (RHCV) has appointed Garry Nelson as a new Sales Executive. Nelson has over 10 years’ experience in commercial vehicle sales and comes to RHCV from MAN Truck and Bus UK Ltd where he worked in the company’s direct sales department. Paul Pearson, Commercial Director at RHCV commented: […]

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Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles Offers New Digital Radio Range


Listening to your favourite music in your van has become easier thanks to the launch of Volkswagen’s Digital DAB collection. Developed in collaboration with DAB pioneer, Pure, the new Drive Digital range offers the ultimate in-van digital radio experience, delivering high-quality sound and excellent reception. The launch of the range coincides with Volkswagen becoming the […]

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Volvo Trucks First With Automatic All-Wheel Drive


Volvo Trucks has become the first truck manufacturer in the world to offer automatic engagement of all-wheel drive on construction trucks. The Automatic Traction Control function activates the front wheel drive when the rear wheels lose traction on slippery or soft ground and the truck risks getting stuck. “Many drivers connect front-wheel drive or differential […]

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Used LCV Values Fall In April At BCA

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Average values for LCVs fell in April, to £5,508. That was a fall of 1.9%, or £108, compared to March. Fleet and lease vehicles fell, while part-exchange values improved marginally. Year-on-year, average values were up by £113 (2%) compared to March, with performance against CAP virtually static over the year. BCA’s Head of Commercial Vehicles, […]

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