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City West Commercials wins record 50-truck fleet order

City West Commercials has won a UK record contract with an order for 50 Mercedes-Benz trucks. Somerset-based Hopkins Concrete supplies ready-mix concrete and aggregates, and provides muckaway and concrete pumping services, throughout the South-West. A vast the majority of the trucks ordered will be Arocs 8x4 rigids with S day cabs and 394hp Euro VI engines. Of these, 25 will be Arocs 3240B models

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UK engine building set for £2.5bn surge

dagenham productionUK engine manufacturing is expected to increase by up to £2.5 billion in two years, increasing turnover by nearly a third (31%).

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FTA issues priority list for Scottish logistics

fta logoThe Freight Transport Association (FTA) has highlighted five objectives which are key to maintaining safe, efficient and sustainable logistics throughout the UK.

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Lister to build £2m hypercar to rival McLaren P1

listerBritish sports car brand Lister is to launch a new, highly sophisticated £2 million hypercar to rival the McLaren P1 and Porsche 918.

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Extended warranties a 'smart tool' for dealers

autoprotect nick wakeOffering an extended warranty product is a smart tool for dealers as it offers certainty to used car buyers.

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IGA sees rise in independent technicians taking training

IGA logoRecord numbers of independent technicians are taking up training, according to figures from the Independent Garage Association (IGA).

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ATS Euromaster prepares for 50th anniversary celebrations

ats cvATS Euromaster will mark 50 years in the industry by having its largest ever stand at the 2015 Commercial Vehicle Show.

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CAS joins Manheim Retail Services

manheim logoComplete Automotive Solutions (CAS) has joined forces with Manheim to launch an upgraded version of its call recording and reporting solution, Voicesafe.

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Hybrids dominate top 10 fastest selling used car table

third generation prius toyotaThree hybrids feature in the top 10 of Glass's league of fastest selling used cars for September, reflecting the growing appeal of the technology.

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