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Enersys provides Peterborough power for Debenhams

Debenhams specified a complete power management solution from EnerSys for the warehouse trucks at its new distribution centre in Peterborough. The installation includes Hawker batteries for a range of warehouse trucks and incorporates advanced “call forward”, monitoring, management and handling systems that are designed to maximise the performance of the …

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The news…brought to you by Exide

Motive power batteries from Exide Technologies (CMP Batteries) are helping local BBC radio stations around the country to deliver their outside broadcasts. Events like the London marathon, the Lord Mayor's Show and the Notting Hill Carnival will all be covered by BBC London from a specially modified Peugeot 806, using …

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Cut UK diesel duty by half

ahead of haulage market liberalisation next year says FTA. The Freight Transport Association is calling on the Government to halve UK diesel duty ahead of European Parliament plans to begin liberalising Europe's road freight market from 1 January 2009. Yesterday, the European Parliament voted on Commission proposals to free up …

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New DAF model delivers

more payload, better traction and increased manoeuvrability. Successful long-term evaluation of DAF's CF85 6 x 2 tag axle FTR tractor by a leading West Country transport company has led to its adoption by DAF as a fully-approved, mainstream model. The FTR model has a lifting tag axle with single wheels …

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