Emissions testing fraud should be investigated thoroughly and those responsible should face appropriate sanctions, said MEPs in a resolution passed on Tuesday 27 October. They said that the EU emissions testing system should be strengthened to ensure that EU emission limits are respected and that vehicles exceeding these limits are discovered quickly. They also recommended considering whether to establish an EU-level surveillance authority.
Northern Ireland-based haulier Sawyers Transport has signed up to Michelin solutions’ Effitires tyre management system. The company said it expects the programme to streamline tyre administration and management for the company’s 550 commercial vehicle assets.
Machine Mart is warning its customers to prepare themselves against the possibility of power cuts, citing an announcement from the National Grid, which says the risk of households and companies experiencing energy blackouts this winter is at its most severe for a decade… the difference between available supply and expected peak demand is 1.2 per cent, the lowest since 2005-06.
Marangoni Retreading Systems has named Boleca S.L. as its partner on the Canary Islands. The Canary Islands, despite the recent economic crisis, still account for an important share of the Spanish market (>10 per cent), due to the islands’ highly abrasive road surfaces.