Every element in a heavy truck’s drivetrain is being constantly scoured for efficiencies, from piston crown to tyres. We’ve been to the Nürburgring to look at a new engine brake that has real promise. Ian Norwell reports.
Based in Leicester, in Great Britain, Neill Groves, Sales and Marketing Director at BPW Limited, keeps a close eye the country’s road transport market. He presents its unique elements, and how the market makes use of telematics, at the CV Show 2015.
With Mike Williams, Head of National Accounts at ATS Euromaster, who we interviewed between the stands at the CV Show 2015, Fleet Street evoked the little comments book published by the manufacturer for its customers, to encourage them to take better care of their tyres.
During the CV Show 2015, we met Sam Pritchard, Design Engineer at Montracon. He told us about the importance of the British market and its main differences with the European market, especially in terms of legislation for trailers.
TIP comments on its presence on the British market
At the CV Show 2015, Fleet Street went to meet the company TIP Trailer Services, one of the biggest European service equipment suppliers. Specialised in financing and renting semi-trailers, tankers and other material, Karl Davies, European Marketing Director at TIP explains the unique aspects of the British market.
MICHELIN: low rolling resistance tyres – CVShow 2015 2/2
At the CV Show 2015, the teams from Michelin presented the X Line Energy, a tyre that lasts longer and helps to save fuel. Daniel Lamb, Michelin Truck Technical Manager for the north of England and Scotland, explains how this tyre was designed and what makes it special from a technical point of view.