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British Truck Racing Championship round 3 – Ringmeister Ryan

Ryan Smith collected three victories and the biggest trophy in truck racing as he stole the show at the sun-soaked 2018 ADAC Truck Grand Prix – watched by an incredible crowd of 117,500 fans at Nurburgring in Germany in early July. After dominating qualifying, Ryan had taken wins in the Mittelrhein Cup races – which score towards the BTRA Championship …

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Imperial Commercials bringing crowd-pulling Dafs to Convoy in the Park

Daf dealer Imperial Commercials is to feature a show-stopping line-up of XF Super Space trucks at this year’s Convoy in the Park on 21-22 July. The display, located on the main Daf stand, will focus on the latest model-year high horsepower XFs, including two limited edition 90th anniversary editions. The first, supplied by Stoke-on-Trent haulier D&A Rhead, will be a …

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Daf to build first all-electric CFs for urban operation

Truck manufacturer Daf is to release a CF tractor unit into operation with a number of customers in mainland Europe later this year. In this development, Daf is partnering with Dutch technology company VDL Groep, which is known for its work on electric buses. The CF Electric is a 4×2 tractor unit developed for up to 40 ton distribution applications …

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Daf launches Transport Efficiency Driver Challenge 2018

Daf Trucks has launched its second UK-wide search to find Britain’s best commercial vehicle driver. Drivers – whether they drive a Daf or not – can be nominated or enter themselves, though all are required to undertake an online questionnaire before a final shortlist of 20 selected drivers is drawn up. Following a robust selection process 20 of the country’s …

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New Daf CF and XF named joint International Truck of the Year winners

The new Daf CF and XF ranges have been named joint international Truck of the Year 2018 at the Solutrans exhibition in France. The CF and XF came out top in voting by road transport journalists from 23 European countries with 104 votes. The Iveco Stralis NP 460 came second with 96 votes, with the Scania XT polling 59 votes …

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Truck-loving siblings have new trucks named after them

A truck-loving brother and sister from Northamptonshire have had their dreams realized when supermarket chain Nisa named two of its new trucks after them. Archie Tofte, 10, and seven-year-old sister Darcy, from Roade, have loved trucks as long as they can remember – most of their family are involved in the haulage industry. Their dad, Tim, is a transport manager …

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Trucking tribute to shopper’s late father

A Norfolk shopper has paid tribute to her late father by naming a Nisa truck after him as part of Nisa Retail’s 40th birthday celebrations. Alice Lightning entered the competition to win the chance to give a truck a name after seeing it on the Nisa Locally website back in May. As winner, she got to watch as her father’s name, Peter …

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Convoy in the Park show truck winners announced

The winners of the 25 show truck categories at Convoy in the Park have been announced, with Coles & Sons taking the ‘best in show’ award. Convoy in the Park, which took place at Donington Park last weekend (22-23 July), had more than 1000 trucks attend. In addition to the 25 categories, there was a special ‘spirit of the show’ …

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