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Volvo’s big Tipper

Volvo’s big Tipper

BIRMINGHAM-based Central Tipper Hire have added three new Volvo’s to their fleet: An FH16-580 6X4 tractor unit plated at 150 tonnes GCW and two FM-400 8X4 tippers plated at 32,000kgs. Staunch Volvo customers, almost since their foundation 10 years ago, Central will use the trucks on contracts for the major […]

Goodyear Malaysia provides new tyres to charity organisations

Goodyear Malaysia provides new tyres to charity organisations

Representatives from St John’s Ambulance (left)receiving the Goodyear tyres Goodyear Malaysia Berhad, in being committed to support and contribute back to the communities in which it operates, has sponsored tyres to several charity organisations in the Klang Valley. The company recently contributed 46 pieces of tyres to three charity organisations, […]

Peugeot’s biodiesel drives council forward

Peugeot’s biodiesel drives council forward

DENBIGHSHIRE County Council has become one of the first local authority fleets in the UK to trial high-blend biodiesel on its vehicles. The 25 per cent mix, currently used by a sample of Peugeot 206, Partner, Expert and Boxer vans operating out of the council’s Bodelwyddan depot, are returning strong […]

Mercedes-Benz F 700

Mercedes-Benz F 700

Since the beginning of the 1980s Mercedes-Benz has introduced twelve research cars. This series of exciting and pioneering automobiles ? from Auto 2000 in 1981 to the latest F 700 ? documents the resolution and foresight with which the Mercedes-Benz engineers delve into central topics of research and technology and […]

Lexus IS 250

Lexus IS 250

Lexus, Toyota?s luxury brand which has been in existence since 1989, has taken a while to get to Malaysia but since its arrival last December, it has certainly been zooming forward even though its numbers are small. In part, it is the reputation of the brand which has already been […]

Renault trucks are AA ok

Renault trucks are AA ok

THE AA’s breakdown service is adding 56 new Euro 4 Renault Midlums to its 300-strong fleet, through Renault Trucks South. The new vehicles, consisting of 42 Renault Midlum 190.10s and 14 Renault Midlum 220.12s, all have crew cabs and all will be on the road before the end of October. […]

FRANKFURT MOTOR SHOW: NOTES FROM THE SHOW

          WELL that’s another one ticked off the list – motor shows, that is. Germany’s Frankfurt show is a biggie and, as you’d expect, dominated by the home market car makers. Thank goodness it shares the show calendar with the more glamorous Paris Motor Show – […]

Volkswagen shuttles home

Volkswagen shuttles home

A FLEET of 55 Volkswagen Transporter Shuttles is providing a new nationwide ‘Home Connect’ service for coach holiday company, WA Shearings. The Transporter Shuttles, which can seat up to eight passengers, will be used to collect holidaymakers direct from their homes and take them to the departure point for their […]

TAKE ON ME

TAKE ON ME

FEW PEOPLE like being told what to do, but to have a finger wagged at you by someone who doesn’t know any better is a deeply frustrating experience. I am, of course, talking from personal experience, having been on the receiving end of gestures that only a patronising teacher or […]

Donnavventura explores East Malaysia

Donnavventura explores East Malaysia

The Donnavventura ? Malaysian Grand Raid team comprising six Italian ladies is now in East Malaysia, continuing their adventure using four Mitsubishi Tritons. The team began their journey from Kuala Lumpur over a month ago and have successfully completed over 12,000 kms across eight ASEAN countries, namely Malaysia, Thailand, Laos, […]