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LNG best alternative fuel for regional and long-haul transport operations, says Volvo Trucks

Volvo Trucks is intensifying its development of gas-powered trucks for heavy regional and long-haul operations, as it believes that liquefied natural gas (LNG) or biogas can be a competitive vehicle fuel with considerable environmental benefits. Replacing diesel with LNG or biogas could drastically reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from heavy trucks, Volvo add. Natural gas is a fossil fuel, but …

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RHA concerned by reports of attacks on UK-bound hauliers by migrants

UK-bound hauliers are facing the threat of attacks and intimidation from migrants for the third summer in succession – and security needs to be urgently increased to tackle this, according to the Road Haulage Association (RHA). The RHA said it is “deeply concerned” for the lives of UK-bound hauliers who are reporting experiencing attacks by migrants as they approach Calais …

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Anglo Dutch Model Trucks are exhibiting at Convoy in the Park

Anglo Dutch Model Trucks will be exhibiting its range of scale models of trucks at Convoy in the Park on July 22-23. Steve Bowden is the man behind Anglo Dutch Model Trucks – and is a true case of an enthusiast turning his hobby into a business. He began collecting model trucks as a teenager and continued collecting over the …

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Roaming entertainment confirmed for Convoy in the Park

A number of roaming entertainment acts have been confirmed for Convoy in the Park at Donington Park on July 22-23. Three acts will be performing at the festival on both days, Murtha Truckers, Dingle Fingle and Flambe, providing family-friendly laughs and stunts. A comedy take on the glamorous world of female truck driving comes from the Murtha Truckers. These heroines …

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Truck drivers warned of summer of ‘migrant mayhem’ ahead at Calais

Truck drivers going through the Port of Calais this summer could face attack and the risk of people trying to board their lorry as they try to make it into the UK, the chief executive of the Road Haulage Association (RHA) has warned. Richard Burnett made this warning after a fact-finding trip to Calais on 23-24 March with journalists from …

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