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Chicago Pneumatic introduces ¾” stubby impact wrench

Finding out that your power tool won’t fit into the space available is a key frustration for operators in heavy vehicle servicing, according to the results of a customer survey conducted by leading power tool manufacturers Chicago Pneumatic. Respondents told the company that tools that don’t fit into tight spaces – for instance within engine

Behr Hella Service’s advanced training academy

As the thermal management experts, Behr Hella Service has an impressive knowledge base and product range that can ensure that independent workshops have the ability to service heating, venting and air conditioning (HVAC) systems to the highest standard. To achieve this goal, workshops not only need to fit premium quality products, but have a complete

Better where it counts the most

Unexpected breakdowns cause a considerable loss of time and high costs. In order to avoid unwanted delays, spare parts have to assure reliable and trouble-free performance. Gates’ commercial vehicle programme is specially designed for trouble-free and long-lasting service in the demanding working conditions of trucks and buses. The products in this range are built to

MAN and DB Schenker for European platooning trials

Truck manufacturer MAN and distribution company DB Schenker have signed an agreement to bring autonomous truck platooning trials onto European highways, starting in early 2018. During the test phase, the companies will operate platoons on a dedicated ‘Digital Motorway Test Field’ on the A9 Autobahn between Munich and Nuremberg. Each platoon will consist of two

Quality over price becoming the norm

Autoelectro has worked tirelessly over 30 years to steer its customers in the right direction and getting to the heart of any issues raised. The company, the UK’s largest independent manufacturer and supplier of starter motors and alternators, is delighted that its noble work in the field has spurred technicians on in choosing a quality

Autopromotec 2017 opens its doors in Bologna

Europe’s largest auto aftermarket show this year, Autopromotec 2017 opens its doors from this Wednesday (24th.) to Sunday (28th.). And we are there to bring coverage to you. The international exhibition of automotive equipment and aftermarket products, will take place at the Bologna Fiere exhibition centre. For more than 50 years, the event in this

UPS reveals world’s first hydrogen-electric fuel cell delivery van

Delivery company UPS has unveiled the world’s first hydrogen-electric delivery truck ahead of its plan to deploy a fleet of 17 fuel-cell vans in 2018. The first vehicle, revealed at the 2017 Advanced Clean Transportation Expo in California, will go into service later this year delivering parcels for state government offices in Sacramento, California. Developed

New Renault Low Cab meets Direct Vision Standards

Renault Trucks, in conjunction with one of the UK’s biggest facilities management companies, Veolia, has developed a new low-entry, high-vision refuse and recycling collection vehicle ideal for use in areas such as London. The Renault Trucks Range D day cab is the lowest entry truck in the manufacturer’s model range, and is the result of a collaboration

 LDV grows electric vehicle fleet

LDV is growing its electric vehicle fleet. Its latest zero-emission model, the EG10 was unveiled at this year’s Commercial Vehicle Show in Birmingham; the EG10 is the second EV from LDV, and follows the unveiling of the much-lauded EV80, which was showcased to the market at last year’s CV show.

Terberg unveils first ever refrigerated Urban Safety Vehicle at CV Show

At this year’s CV Show Terberg DTS UK, together with its newly acquired sister company Dennis Eagle, joined forces with leading bodybuilder Gray & Adams, to launch its first ever refrigerated Urban Safety Logistics vehicle. Unveiled at the show by Alisdair Couper, Terberg DTS’s Managing Director, this Terberg designed Urban Safety truck is the first