Green City Cargo – a project with a future?

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Green City Cargo is a project to find solutions how to reduce break bull cargo within cities. Regarding studies from dutch researchers, aproximately 90% of those trips in cities could be eliminated. The level of air and noise pollution will decrease a lot. Cities suffer of a high level of air and noise pollution. On… Read more

New opportunities for blind planners

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For seeing people it may sound weird at first: Blind people work with a computer? For the following story I have to go a little further into the past. Louis Braille was born January 4 1809 in France and lost his eyesight in his early childhood due to an accident. Not even 20 years later,… Read more

Double clutch Volvo iShift

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The new double clutch from Volvo has only advantages. Why is it going to be used in trucks now although it has been in use in cars and motocycles for a long time? The truck would not lose any speed while changin gears. Furthermore, the trip itself would be smoother, time and fuel could be… Read more

Almost Christmas

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Santa Claus is coming to town! Everybody knows that song and TimoCom met the guy telling us how it is possible to deliver that many presents in one night! It is not as easy as you might think.   Have a look and a peaceful time before the night of nights!   http://www.timocom.co.uk/News/Social-Media    

Winter is on its way…

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and with winter coming the temperature is going down. Snow is falling down and streets become very slippery. As every year, in november, latest now, snow tires should be on the car. Snow tires, snow chains in regions with heavy snow fall and de-icer should be on hand when needed. And what about a truck?… Read more

New regulations for the weekly rest period

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France and Belgium introduced new regulations reagrding the weekly rest period (45hrs). It is now not permitted to spend those resting days in the truck. In the UK it will be investigated if those regulations can be applied. Belgium went first and France followed. Both wanted one regulation for Europe: The weekly rest period of… Read more

Wild and dangerous road in Norway

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Lorry drivers almost falling asleep during road jams which barely move hours after hours…Not on this road! Atlantic Ocean Road is one of the most dangerous roads in the world. You find it in Norway, a 8.5 km long road consisting of among others 8 bridges and going through the Norwegian Sea which means: Waves… Read more

Volvo Casino

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Volvo Trucks is not only known for its trucks but also for its latest commercials on the internet which are different but different in a great way. Jean-Claude van Damme did a split between two moving Volvo FH trucks; Faith Dickey crossed a line between to speeding trucks. The FH vehicle is easy to handle… Read more

Cargo theft? Prevent it before it happens!

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A German research estimates that from 2011 until today every second freight forwarder experienced a cargo theft.  According to the study most thefts happened in the busiest period of the year when inattentiveness occurs more often. And in other countries one would have to be even more careful. „The goods fell off the back of… Read more

TimoCom world is now mobile

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Dusseldorf  /  Hannover, 17.09.2014. “Driving the future” is the motto at this year’s “IAA Commercial Vehicles 2014” which takes place in Hanover from 25th September to 2nd October 2014. At the world’s leading trade fair for mobility, transport and logistics, focus will be on the industry’s innovations. TimoCom Soft- und Hardware GmbH as provider of… Read more