UK debut for Flexiloader. Flexiloader UK Limited will show its new conversion on the Fiat stand nr 4320 at the CV Show next week. “This system offers a ground level loading platform in any Fiat Ducato panel van,” says the firm's Bill Headley. “It is available with side loading doors and is a truly solution to a wide range of lifting jobs. With a lift capacity and payload of 1.2t it dramatically cuts the risk of back injury or damage to goods.”
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LPG makes its presence felt
The Liquid Petroleum Gas Association say there will be LPG vans on the Citroën, Ford and Vauxhall stands at the CV Show. “The 100% discount on the London Congestion Charge is fuelling growing interest in LPG,” says Mike Chapman, autogas manager for the association. “We expect lots of enquiries as more and more operators look to cut their running costs with LPG vans.”
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CV Show debut for Van Linings.
Newly formed Van Linings Ltd makes its CV Show debut next week on stand 4589. The Alcester-based firm supplies and fits a wide range of van linings. “We offer vehicle makers, dealers and fleet operators a mobile fitting service, using a range of materials including standard and special plywoods, and coated, slip resistant floors,” says the firm's George Gent. “We use state-of-the-art CAD and CNC machinery to deliver consistent quality.”
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CV Show offer from Johnston Sweepers
Visit Johnston Sweepers on Stand 2330 and register your interest in buying a new sweeper for delivery in the next 12 months and the firm says it will qualify for three annual health checks, free. Or register an existing Johnston Sweeper during the CV Show and it will qualify for one free annual health check.
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Award winning ATV at CV Show
John Deere will feature its new 20hp HPX Diesel 4×4 Gator utility vehicle on its stand, 4639 at next week's CV Show. The Gator won 4×4 Magazine's Pick-up of the Year 2007 Award for Best ATV and will be on show with other electric and petrol Gator models.
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New wheels for old
MWS, which says it is the UK's biggest distributor commercial vehicle wheels, will launch an exchange scheme to replace worn alloy or steel wheels with new forged alloys at the CV Show. The firm will take steel or any cast or forged alloy wheels when operators specify Xlite forged alloy wheels.
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New roadside assistance service
As a further service to the growing number of trailer operators using its running gear, BPW Limited on stand 5161 at next week's CV Show will use the event to launch BPW Assist. This is a rapid roadside response roadside assistance service available anywhere in Europe and run with Scania Assistance. Membership is free but operators will need to register with BPW before they use the service, for which they'll need to pay.
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New owners for TruckEast
TruckEast Limited, the Scania dealer for East Anglia, has new owners following a deal led by John Biggin, who leaves Keltruck Limited, where he was managing director. Bggin's partners are David Hall, sales director for TruckEast, and Simon Hobson, currently Keltruck's finance director.
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