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Scania forced to stop sales of V8 engines

Scania forced to stop sales of V8 engines An ongoing strike at one of Scania’s core part suppliers has resulted in the company being forced to stop selling V8 engines. The strike, which began on 14 June, is occurring within the production line of cast engine...

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Driver training will professionalise the LCV sector

Driver training is commonplace, and for the most part, compulsory in the HGV sector, which is in contrast to the LCV sector. Most vehicles are operated by SMEs or sole traders, whose primary role is not as a driver, and as a result, driver training is patchy. To help...

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Tesco and Carrefour to combine purchasing power

French supermarket giant Carrefour and Tesco have announced plans to form a long-term strategic alliance to leverage their joint purchasing power with suppliers. The alliance is set to include strategic relationships with global suppliers, joint purchasing of...

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Industry-leading innovation in the CV sector

One of this week’s stories, on DHL and Donbur’s new partnership to harness solar energy to power on-board systems, is yet another example of the CV Sector’s industry-leading innovation. Thousands of trucks are driving around the UK with acres of flat, exposed surfaces...

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CILT WARNS OF FREIGHT CONCERNS OVER BREXIT PREPARATIONS

The Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport has responded to The Transport Select Committee’s inquiry into the effects of Brexit on UK freight operations.The Institute’s response has been led through its Freight and Logistics Policy Group, with a detailed...

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