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British-Romanian researcher wins global award for analysis of drink-driving crashes

Young Researcher of the Year Award 2018 for George Ursachi for innovative approach to better target drivers prone to alcohol crashesParis, 09 May 2018 | The winner of the International Transport Forum’s 2018 Young Researcher of the Year Award is Dr George Ursachi, a Romanian national and Senior Research Analyst with British transport consultancy Agilysis.Dr Ursachi pioneered an innovative statistical analysis of which drivers are most likely to be involved in alcohol-related crashes. His…See More
May 9
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New MOT arrives this month

With the new MOT arriving this month (20 May 2018), the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) is reminding motorists of the changes.Every year 30 million vehicles take their MOT. New tighter limits for smoke on diesel vehicles and clearer fail categories that set out that vehicles should not be driven until a dangerous defect is repaired, will help improve air quality and make roads safer.Other changes include:new checks, including:reversing lights on vehicles first used from September…See More
May 2
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ZEFER project launches to demonstrate the benefits of zero emission fuel cell cars for large urban fleets

Project will deploy 180 hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles as taxis, private-hire vehicles and police cars in Paris, Brussels and London Loughborough, UK – 02 May 2018: ZEFER* (Zero Emission Fleet vehicles for European Roll-out) will deploy large fleets of 60 hydrogen fuelled vehicles in each of three European capitals (Paris, London and Brussels). These vehicles will be used in the applications where hydrogen fuelled vehicles are the most valuable – fleets which drive long distances every…See More
May 2
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IDS fuel card for trucks is 100% secure

Not a single case of fraud has been encountered since the introduction of IDS’s contactless fuel card Eighteen months after the introduction of its contactless fuel card for trucks, IDS (International Diesel Service) can boast impressive security figures, reporting that there has not been any cases of payment fraud or skimming. Thanks to a secure built-in chip, the fuel card is impossible to copy and, combined with the other preventive measures taken by IDS, it is the only card on the market to…See More
Apr 19
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Apr 19
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UPSETTING THE APPLE CART TO GIVE FIZZ A GOOD NAME

In a move that may shock some in the industry, British soft drink makers Cawston Press are tackling the Government’s impending sugar levy head on to restore a good name for fizzy drinks. Bucking the common industry reformulation methods, they will use only pressed fruit juice to sweeten their sparkling drinks, despite fruit prices skyrocketing by more than 60%, due to late frosts and a poor harvest. In the words of Cawston Press MD, Steve Kearns “In some cases we are upping the fruit juice…See More
Apr 13
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Seven best cars to survive apocalypse revealed as latest ‘Rapture’ date predicted

The UK’s biggest online garage and repair marketplace has revealed the best cars to help people survive the end of the world, ahead of the latest Rapture prediction, April 23rd*. The company has used its market knowledge to create the tongue-in-cheek list and suggested modifications to vehicles to make them ‘apocalypse-proof’, giving people the best chance of survival. The UK’s biggest online garage and repair marketplace has revealed which cars will help humankind survive the apocalypse. …See More
Apr 12
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MFG Ranked 2nd in The Sunday Times BDO Profit Track 100

Top 50 Indies forecourt operator, Motor Fuel Group (MFG) is ranked 2nd in a league table of Britain’s one hundred private companies with the fastest-growing profits in the 19th annual Sunday Times BDO Profit Track 100. The league table just issued (8 April 2018), ranks companies according to growth in profits over the last three years of available accounts. The 100 companies in the table grew their profits over the last three years by an average of 77% a year to combined profits of £1.1bn.…See More
Apr 9
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Roadchef backs Cancer Research UK

Roadchef announces new two-year partnership with Cancer Research UK Roadchef, which welcomes more than 50m motorists through the doors of its motorway service areas (MSAs) around the country every year, has announced a new partnership with Cancer Research UK that will see it raise an expected £600,000 for the charity’s life-saving research over the next two years. Cancer Research UK becomes Roadchef’s newest charity partner, having been chosen by a ballot of all Roadchef employees. It follows…See More
Feb 27
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Clayton, Dubilier & Rice-Backed Motor Fuel Group Acquires MRH to Create the U.K.’s #1 Petrol Station and Convenience Retail Operator

TRANSACTION VALUED AT £1.2 BILLION___________________________________________London/New York – 27 Feb 2018 – Clayton, Dubilier & Rice-Backed Motor Fuel Group (“MFG” orthe "Company") today announced the acquisition of MRH, the U.K.’s largest petrol station andconvenience retail operator. The transaction will create the U.K.’s #1 operator by number ofsitesand #2 by fuel volume. MFG is owned by funds managed by Clayton, Dubilier & Rice. Thetransaction is valued at approximately £1.2…See More
Feb 27
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How to Store AdBlue

What is it?AdBlue is the trade name for an aqueous solution of urea (technical name US32), commonly used as an additive in diesel powered vehicles together with Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) technology to reduce emissions which cause atmospheric pollution.The combination of an SCR system with the injection of the AdBlue additive targets harmful NOx (nitrous oxides) which are a major cause of smog in many cities. NOx emissions can be a major problem for anyone who suffers from lung…See More
Feb 23
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"Hi everyone in the Forecourt Suppliers Group.  I just wanted to give you a quick introduction.  My name is Stephen Gibson, I'm the new Business Development Manager at SPA. You may have seen some of this information before but I…"
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"Hi Mark, Thank you for the welcome note. I look forward to using the site. Have a great weekend.  Regards, Steve"
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A meeting place for the suppliers of goods and services to the modern forecourt. Please feel free to explain the goods or services your company can offer our members here.See More
Feb 8
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Give Your Petrol Station The Edge: New Kingspan AdBlue Tank

Kingspan, a global authority in AdBlue storage and dispensing, has just unveiled the Slimline Edge, a ground-breaking new tank that will revolutionise AdBlue retailing in petrol stations and truck stops. This remarkable tank marks a step-change for the sector.  It delivers superior security and protection to its AdBlue contents, while its island-friendly contours and unique ‘Make it Your Own’ branding will enhance the visual appearance of any petrol station. The Slimline Edge is the epitome of…See More
Feb 5

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How to Store AdBlue

What is it?

AdBlue is the trade name for an aqueous solution of urea (technical name US32), commonly used as an additive in diesel powered vehicles together with Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) technology to reduce emissions which cause atmospheric pollution.

The combination of an SCR system with the injection of the AdBlue additive targets harmful NOx (nitrous oxides) which are a major cause of smog in many cities. NOx emissions can be a major problem…

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Posted on February 23, 2018 at 8:19

Which? Trusted Traders focus on: Construction Design and Management Regulations 2015

The Construction Design and Management Regulations (CDM 2015) cover the management of health, safety and welfare when carrying out construction projects. Introduced in April 2015, the regulations directly affect you if you carry out any kind of construction project in a domestic setting.

“This could include the installation of kitchens, bathrooms, bedrooms, repairs on a roof, building new extensions, conversions or any other kind of construction project where you are either a…

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Posted on March 29, 2016 at 13:15

Car Wash Owners- “Don’t Sit Back, Fight Back.”

I was recently contacted by Active Car Wash Supplies Ltd with some exciting news about the results they are seeing from the use of new Italian car wash chemicals from a company called Ma Fra that they are supplying into the UK Machine Car and Jet wash marketplace.

As part of their service and in addition to providing a  rebranding, reimaging and car wash relaunching service they also provide what they call a free ”car wash health check” to determine the performance…

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Posted on November 30, 2015 at 18:30

Secure your business premises - and don’t give thieves easy ride

 

 

BREAK-INS are a constant threat and worry for retailers and shop owners. Stepping up security and taking just a few precautionary measurescan protect premises and stock without incurring major costs.

 

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Posted on October 22, 2015 at 16:40

How CCTV can have profound effect on crime prevention and detection

 

 

STEPPING up security can be a huge challenge for retailers and garage owners who have to balancethe need to install precautionary measures withoutincurring major costs.

While the bottom line is of paramount importance, especially with many retailers still recovering from one of the worst recessions in history, being raided by thieves and losing your entire stock can have devastating…

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Posted on October 22, 2015 at 16:11

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At 10:48 on February 9, 2018, Stephen Gibson said…

Hi Mark, Thank you for the welcome note. I look forward to using the site. Have a great weekend.  Regards, Steve

At 9:08 on November 14, 2016, James Callan said…

Thanks Mark,

I had been out of the game for a little while but have learned some new skills and introduced some alternative buildings.

I've been making cafe's restaurants and pop up retail units.

Good to be back.

At 8:11 on August 14, 2015, chris de freitas said…

thank you

At 8:23 on June 17, 2015, Tristan Bacon said…

Hi Mark, thanks for the welcome! Tristan

At 21:40 on May 25, 2015, Dean Lorimer said…
Hi mark thanks for the add to this site
At 15:52 on May 15, 2015, Natasha Hutchings said…

Hi Mark, thanks for the welcome and for your support with our campaign. Much appreciated.

At 21:47 on May 14, 2015, Peter McDowell said…
Hi Mark thanks for the add
At 16:46 on March 26, 2015, Jason Simms - CJAM said…

Many thanks, Mark, and for the invitation to join - much appreciated

At 15:14 on March 24, 2015, keith said…

hi thanks for the welcome, hope to help you guys present your garages in a better way to increase customers coming through the door 

At 10:22 on March 22, 2015, Barron said…
Many thanks

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