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Drivers tell FTA fuel duty should be 25%

Drivers tell FTA fuel duty should be 25%

Members of the public quizzed by the Freight Transport Association (FTA) ahead of tomorrow’s Budget said fuel duty should be 25 per cent rather than the 75 per cent currently levied by the Chancellor. FTA questioned drivers as they filled up at a Kent petrol station. While the majority were …

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Why Julius Caesar didn’t get cheap fuel

Why Julius Caesar didn't get cheap fuel

If Julius Caesar’s chariots had run on diesel or petrol, running costs would have really tweaked his toga. He might have been too busy fretting about fuel to conquer most of the known world. But, he had to rely on horses. This meant that he was able to build the …

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Volvo EC220E more fuel efficient than a hybrid

Since the launch of the Volvo EC220E in February 2015, Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has received widespread praise from customers about the excavator’s low fuel consumption and comfortable cab. Many customers have even claimed that it is the most fuel efficient and comfortable 20-25 ton excavator they have ever …

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Van drivers face increasing dangers

Van operators must remind their drivers of the increased dangers of winter driving, according to The Fuelcard People. Steve Clarke, group marketing manager, has commented upon a joint publication from the Department of Transport and the National Office for Statistics, Modelling the impact of the weather on road casualty statistics. …

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Europa Worldwide Group calls on Impact’s expertise to specify forklift fleet for new European hub

Independent logistics operator, Europa Worldwide Group, has once again called on Impact’s expertise to equip its new European 1hub with 15 electric 1.6 tonne forklift trucks, cementing a relationship that began more than a decade ago. Europa’s 1hub is the UK’s largest European groupage hub where the business centralises all …

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How secure is your site?

Director of OnGarde, Mike Fleck, discusses how to make sure your security investment is worthwhile. On-site collateral is a serious investment, and insurance premiums will reflect not only the value of your equipment, but also the measures you have taken to secure your site. Surprisingly, many businesses still have weak …

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