Warwickshire’s MacNeillie Command Support Unit – Dripping With Technology

Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service has taken delivery of a MacNeillie Command Support Unit – one of the most advanced available – from the market-leading specialist vehicle converter.

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The company is now one of the country’s largest bodybuilder and vehicle integrators serving the emergency services, defence and security sectors.

The Warwickshire Fire & Rescue MacNeillie Command Support Unit is a further example of the company’s next generation advanced command and control design.

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The A-2 From AUCMA Electric Vehicle Co. Ltd

… You’ve probably not heard of the AUCMA Electric Vehicle Co. Ltd but Tachoblog’s about to change all of that

AUCMA Electric Vehicle Co. Ltd is a Chinese firm and they’ve produced a new light truck, the A-2.  And here it is.

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The company has selected Sevcon as the motor controller supplier – well explain more in a minute.

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New From Volvo – Volvo Truck Finder App

 

With the release of the new Volvo truck finder app, it is even easier to find the perfect used Volvo truck.

iPad 3Buying a used Volvo truck from an authorized dealer is always a sound investment since it receives the same support and service as a new truck.

The new Volvo truck finder app is an extension of Volvo Trucks’ truck finder website, allowing users to locate used trucks from across the globe.

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Tachoblog’s View From The Cab – 20.7.12

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It’s time once again to look through the Tachoblog Tribe’s windscreens as Tachoblog presents this week’s View From The Cab.

We begin with TruckerDesiree who sent us this View From The Cab of the Colorado River on Arizona / California Stateline Interstate 40.

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1,000,000 Km In An Inter …

Tachoblog – and you – congratulate Vic H & his International 9400i on their magnificent milestone.

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Actually it’s more of a ‘kilometrestone’ really because Vic H – everyone’s favourite man from New Zealand – has clocked up 1,000,000 Km in his beloved International 9400i.

And who better to tell us all about it than the man himself?

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The All New Ford Transit Custom

According to Ford, ‘the all new Ford Transit Custom introduces a new level of load carrying ability to the one-tonne van segment with more space, more convenience and a range of innovative new loadspace features’.

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Beneath its exterior, the new model remains completely true to its Transit heritage by offering class-leading load volume, together with a carefully optimised load space that delivers outstanding everyday versatility and practicality.

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A Free Olympic App From The FTA

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The Freight Transport Association has launched a free mobile Olympic app ­ to help you stay on track throughout the Olympic Games.FTA Logo2

The FTA’s olympic app will keep the logistics industry up to date and informed for this summer’s Olympic and Paralympic Games.

In preparation for the Games, the entire freight industry has been gearing itself up to ensure it has all the information it needs to keep running smoothly and with the help of FTA’s free app, users will now have even more information at their fingertips.

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Would You Like To Name An Eddie Stobart Truck?

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Lots of people want to … But it could be you that gets to name an Eddie Stobart truck.  No, honestly it could. Let Tachoblog tell you how.

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Well one lucky prize-winner will have a rare and highly sought after chance to name an Eddie Stobart truck. An opportunity that is typically auctioned for thousands of pounds or by joining the over subscribed two-year waiting list.

This lucky individual will become part of Stobart history as it is traditional for every Stobart vehicle to be identified with a unique female name.

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Tachoblog’s View From The Cab – 13.7.12

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Once again it’s time for View From The Cab so join us as we look through the Tachoblog Tribe’s windscreens and see what they have this week.

This week’s View From The Cab starts in Texas with Amishtrucker who shows us the ‘morning traffic in a rainy Houston’.

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False Customer Complaints – 81% Of Operators Have Had Them

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New research from TomTom has revealed 81 per cent of firms operating a vehicle fleet are regularly forced to deal with false or mistaken customer complaints.

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Of all complaints faced by fleet operators, 40 per cent of respondents claimed those related to late deliveries or late arrival at a job cropped up most frequently. Invoice queries (31 per cent) and missed appointments (15 per cent) also proved to be common grievances.

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