Crosswind Assist Now Available As Retrofit Solution


Crosswind Assist is now available as a retrofit solution for numerous variants of the Sprinter, just as long as the vehicle is fitted with the current version of Adaptive ESP. This means almost all vehicles built from January 2012 to mid-2013 will be able to get the retrofit. Mercedes-Benz dealerships will provide customers in their […]

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Transits To Get 2.0-Litre Euro 6 Engine


Following a £190 million investment at its Dagenham plant, Ford has announced that Transits and Transit Customs will be fitted with new 2.0-litre Euro 6 diesel engines from 2016. The move will see the creation of 318 new jobs at the East London facility. Stephen Odell, Ford Executive Vice President for EMEA, said, “This all-new, […]

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Iveco Launches The ‘Daily Club’

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Iveco have launched the ‘Daily Club’, a VIP club that offers many advantages to customers who purchase the New Daily. The VIP club allows owners of the mew Daily, van or chassis cab, to enjoy special offers and exclusive privileges on Iveco spare parts, accessories and services throughout the entire life-cycle of their vehicles. “The […]

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Horizon MCV Launch Luxury Mercedes


Horizon MCV Limited have launched their first multi-concept Vito range at the Motorhome and Caravan Show 2014. Their launch of a Mercedes-Benz Vito range is the first time a company has adapted the German brand’s vehicles for the UK’s luxury campervan market. Starting life as a panelled Mercedes-Benz Dualiner, a Horizon MCV Vito undergoes a […]

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ATS Expands Range

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ATS has expanded the range it offers, by adding a new 7 tonne Iveco Daily to its fleet – kitted-out to handle light earthmover and industrial tyres. The multi-purpose vehicle is based at ATS Euromaster’s Swansea centre and will service customer requests within a 50-mile radius. As part of the investment, ATS Euromaster technicians in […]

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MAN’s Hybrid Long Haul Truck

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Hybrid trucks have been largely developed so far to operate in the congested urban centres, where the electric traction gives the diesel motor a helping hand when starting up, using the energy recovered in the frequent braking to recharge the batteries. MAN have turned this on its head and opted to show an alternative – […]

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DAF Announces Low Height Tractors

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Destined primarily for car transporter operation, DAF has launched low height versions of their new CF and XF tractor units. The CF and XF Low Deck have a fifth wheel height of just 91 centimetres. Fitting low-profile tyres (315/45/R22.5) and adapting the air suspension has enabled the fifth wheel height to be reduced from 96 […]

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MAN D38 Engine Rolls off Line

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The first production models with MAN’s new D38 15.2 litre six cylinder engine are to roll off the production line this month. Thanks to the engine’s two-stage-turbocharging, full torque is available at 930 rpm. The maximum torques of 2500 Nm (520 hp), 2700 Nm (560 hp) and 3000 Nm (640 hp heavy duty) are fully […]

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DAF Launches Silent CF


DAF has shown their new CF Silent at the IAA in Hanover. In outward appearance similar to the standard CF, when the ultra-quiet CF is set to its special ‘Silent mode’, the noise level is less than 72 dB(A). This means that the CF can be certified as a Quiet Truck and enables goods to […]

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Renault Take to Viral Videos

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Taking a leaf out of Volvo Trucks’ book, Renault vans have turned to YouTube in an attempt to communicate the brand values of the new Trafic van. The theme is a Knight Rider parody, which has been filmed professionally, but very tongue in cheek. Trafic Rider also has its own website which shows the […]

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