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01 Feb 07
Cabstar comes of age
Nissan's Cabstar has always been a favourite of owner/operators and small fleets involved in the landscape gardening and building trades thanks to...
26 Jan 07
Iveco Daily goes 4x4
Iveco is to launch a high ground clearance 4x4 version of the latest Daily in the UK before the end of this year. Equipped with a permanently engaged...
26 Jan 07
Points on licence for hand-held phone use
From 27 February drivers caught using a hand-held phone while driving will be given a three-point endorsement on their licence and be fined £60....
24 Jan 07
Anti road-charge petition gains strength
In excess of half a million people have signed a 10 Downing Street petition against the Government's controversial plans to introduce road chargin...
22 Jan 07
Car-derived vans definitely deliver at auction
Loved by the likes of couriers, the second-hand market for small car-derived vans was buoyant in 2006. For the second user who does not need hug...
18 Jan 07
Heavily revised Isuzu Rodeo pick-up due in March
March will see the UK introduction of a revised version of Isuzu's Rodeo pick-up. Launched last year at the Paris Motor Show and to be sold here i...
18 Jan 07
Network Rail favours Transit
Some 300 long-wheelbase high roof new Ford Transit 350s are now in service with Network Rail in both two- and three-seater guise. The former are used ...
16 Jan 07
Brake retarders launched for Crafter and Sprinter
Telma has launched heavy truck-style electromagnetic braking retarders for both Mercedes-Benz's Sprinter and Volkswagen's Crafter. Engi...
15 Jan 07
FPB calls on Livingstone to pay up
The Forum of Private Business is lobbying the London Mayor to reimburse businesses for unfair admin charges paid for congestion tax fines. The a...
15 Jan 07
FTA publishes 2007 Yearbook of Road Transport Law
If there's one book a transport operator cannot afford to do without then it's got to be the Freight Transport Association's Yearbook of R...
12 Jan 07
Transit prices impress at Nottingham auction
Used versions of Ford's new Transit have come under the hammer in a special auction held at BCA's Nottingham site. Over 120 buyers atten...
11 Jan 07
Renault targets biodiesel
Renault has unveiled a diesel 2.0-litre Trafic and a 2.5-litre diesel Master capable of running on fuel containing 30 per cent biodiesel. Environmenta...
09 Jan 07
Tata to re-invent itself in 2007
Indian manufacturer Tata is to re-launch its product line-up in the UK in 2007 with an all-new lifestyle pick-up to replace the TL. Quietly unve...
08 Jan 07
Renault re-jigs Kangoo line-up
Renault has simplified the Kangoo van range for 2007 and has cut the price of all entry-level SL versions by £300. The arrival of the new Euro 4...
08 Jan 07
Digitachos mean fleets struggle to tow the line
Last May's changes to the digital tachograph law, making them compulsory for all vehicles over 3.5 tonne, has left fleets up-in-arms because they ...
04 Jan 07
Big vans hit by speed limiter law
Goods vehicles - including large vans - grossing at from 3.5 to 7.5 tonne and first registered between 1 October 2001 and December 31 2004...
03 Jan 07
Vauxhall unveils new Corsavan
Vauxhall has released details of its new Corsavan. Based on the latest three-door Corsa car, at 555kg it boasts a bigger payload capacity than its pre...
02 Jan 07
Renault revamps Clio Van
Renault has introduced a revised version of the Clio Van under the Campus banner. Based on the old Clio II car rather than the latest version, Clio Ca...
02 Jan 07
Big fleet order for Mitsubishi Fuso Canter
Civil engineering and construction group Daniel Contractors has acquired 44 Mitsubishi Fuso Canter 7.5-tonners to service a contract it has with Welsh...
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