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Highways England offers ‘smart’ safety advice to commercial drivers

Smart Motorway training for hauliers

Hauliers up and down the country are being urged to get ‘smart’ with Highways England’s specialist motorway training. In a pioneering move, the government company responsible for the country’s motorways and major A roads has joined forces with the Freight Transport Association (FTA) to offer bespoke safety training for drivers ...

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Deutsche Telekom and SAP showcase IoT solution for logistics

At Hannover Messe 2018 (April 23 to 27), Deutsche Telekom and SAP are showcasing an IoT solution for logistics that enables the monitoring of not only the positions of vehicle and trailer fleets worldwide, but also the movements and transport conditions of individual containers and packages of goods. This IoT ...

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39th International Vienna Motor Symposium: Continental solutions deliver seamless emissions robustness with low fuel consumption

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At the 39th International Vienna Motor Symposium (April 26/27) technology company Continental will be presenting its latest advances in the field of emissions control. The focus is on system solutions for enhanced combustion and aftertreatment control. The main challenge here is that, under real-world driving conditions, the effectiveness of emissions ...

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The E-Class is now becoming even more intelligent

Mercedes-Benz E-Class

The Mercedes-Benz E‑Class starts into the new model year extensively enhanced. The model series narrows the gap to the S‑Class with the cutting-edge driving assistance systems. The new SportStyle Package for the Saloon and Estate models combines attractive exterior and interior equipment features. The latest E‑Class is available for order ...

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Mitsubishi Motors launches XPANDER exports from Indonesia

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Mitsubishi Motors today proudly announced the export launch of its popular XPANDER small MPV from its state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in Bekasi, Indonesia. The Philippines will serve as the first export market for the vehicle in ASEAN, to be followed by Thailand, Vietnam and additional international markets in the coming months, ...

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Volvo Group – the first quarter 2018

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“In the first quarter the Volvo Group increased its net sales by 16% to SEK 89.1 billion with good demand in most markets globally. Our operating income amounted to SEK 8.3 billion (6.8) with a corresponding margin of 9.3% (8.9). Earnings in Construction Equipment continued to increase strongly while Trucks ...

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