County Dublin family-run haulier Dixon International has switched to Michelin X Line Energy tyres across its 110-strong truck fleet after a trial revealed significant fuel savings. Us of the X Line tyres in a six month trial involving six tractive units on international work demonstrated an average 5.2% fuel saving. Director Michael Dixon said the firm used around 500,000 litres of fuel a month and should save more than 300,000 litres a year once the whole fleet had been converted […]
Goodyear has introduced a new KMAX T GEN-2 trailer tyre, offering greater mileage, longer life and radio frequency identification (RFID) connectivity.
Turners (Soham) experienced a loss of a major contract in its tanker division that led to a slight decline in turnover and profit during its most recent financial year, MD Paul Day said.
The Co-operative Group, which has said it would welcome the opportunity to trial more longer semi-trailers, has become one of the first customers to receive Dolphin aerodynamic truck bodies from Gray & Adams. The Dolphin is named because of its streamlined profile, which is designed to maximise fuel-efficiency and therefore reduce CO2 emissions. The design, fitted in this example to two 26-tonne Scania chassis, features cappings that follow the curvature of the roof, and a vortex generator to smooth the […]