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10 November 2020
Green D+ Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil is notable because it can reduce well-to-wheel carbon dioxide emissions by up to 90%, particulate matter by 86%, and nitrogen oxide emissions by 30%.
10 November 2020
IVECO says the S-Way NP is the only natural gas vehicle with 1,600-kilometre autonomy; the truck has a new cab with a drag coefficient improved by 12%, which enables a reduction of fuel consumption by up to 4%.
10 November 2020
The Hireman recently introduced six new Isuzu Grafter N35.125 dropside rigid trucks to deliver tools and equipment to the London area and surrounding counties.
9 November 2020
“We believe that hydrogen is key in the medium and long term, particularly for the long-distance transport sector,” says FPT Industrial Vice President of Product Engineering Pierpaolo Biffali.
9 November 2020
The move comes as part of the city’s ongoing transition away from fossil fuels, which it aims to complete by 2030.
5 November 2020
This latest order brings PJ Webb’s Renault fleet contingent to 31; MD Phillip Webb says Renault trucks meet his firm’s requirements for ruggedness and keep his drivers happy.
4 November 2020
The new I-Save-equipped 4x2 trucks are the first Volvos the firm has purchased in more than six years; early returns show the Swedish trucks performing favourably vs. Slam Transport’s fleet average for fuel economy.
3 November 2020
The truck’s specification and bodywork allow for all the cargo protection needed to meet the museum organisation’s GIS indemnity insurance for goods in transit.
3 November 2020
The Craigavon-based firm says SDC trailers have served its needs well over the years; MD David Neill says, “I am confident that this investment will enhance and strengthen our business for many years to come.”
2 November 2020
The two trucks—one a hook loader and the other a tipper-grab unit—are powered by 10.7-litre, 389-horsepower engines and feature ClassicSpace M Cabs and 12-speed PowerShift 3 automated manual gearboxes.
2 November 2020
Their customary route follows the coastline of the Coromandel Peninsula on the North Island and stops in the township of Thames, 44 kilometres from the barges and boats of Coromandel Harbour.
29 October 2020
The Swedish truck company says the G 540 is “a heavyweight contender” for mining and construction operations.
27 October 2020
Supplied by Orwell Truck & Van, the new Econic 6x2 trucks are equipped with 7.7-litre, 295-horsepower engines and Allison six-speed transmissions.
26 October 2020
The Ballynure-based firm purchased 20 curtainsiders in its latest order, bringing its total complement of Schmitz Cargobull trailers to 40.
26 October 2020
The new Actros, one of just 400 Edition 1 trucks, is powered by a 617-horsepower engine and benefits from Benz’s Active Brake Assist 5 and Predictive Powertrain Control technologies, as well as the MirrorCam system.
26 October 2020
The truck manufacturer says its new web channel will offer product information, live-streamed digital events, information on the company’s various activities, and much more.
23 October 2020
The 500-horsepower 6x2 tractor is the tenth Volvo the firm has bought over the past two years; Transport Manager Jon Sutton says the marque is a favorite thanks to “fantastic” fuel figures and high driver satisfaction.
22 October 2020
The new FMX boasts a redesigned cab, higher payload capacities, and a slew of updated safety features.
22 October 2020
The new trucks are outfitted with Massey Truck Engineering bodywork and Hiab 145DLL-1 HiPro long-boom cranes.
22 October 2020
“The prize is an acknowledgement of the tremendous effort being made by all at DAF to keep our place of work as safe as possible,” says Jos Habets, director of operations and a member of the board at DAF Trucks.
21 October 2020
Supplied by City West Commercials, the new trucks are equipped with 7.7-litre, 299-horsepower engines and Dennis Eagle Olympus Twin Pack compaction bodies.
21 October 2020
The Burton-on-Trent-based firm specified their new Actros with new Direct Vision regulations “very much in mind,” says Transport Supervisor Paul Howlett.
20 October 2020
Waterdene Foodservice Ltd’s fleet now numbers 25 vehicles, of which 24 are Isuzu 7.5-tonners; each truck makes about 20 deliveries per day.
16 October 2020
This is the third time in five years the XF has earned this distinction, and the 19th time since 1986.
15 October 2020
The firm is putting the trucks to work as a trial to test the viability of replacing diesel tractors with gas-powered equivalents.

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Scania Partnering To Test Feasibility Of Long-Haul Electrified Trucks Powered By Overhead Wires
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Select Environmental Services has purchased trucks from other manufacturers in the past, but chose dealer City West Commercials because they “tick every box” on every order, the firm says. ...
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Isuzu 3.5-Tonne Grafter Wins 9th Consecutive Best Builders’ Truck Award
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Low Cab Entry Drives Highway Maintenance Specialist’s Acquisition Of Volvo FE Tippers
Ringway of West Sussex has added three 26-tonne Volvo FE 6x2 rigid tipper trucks to its UK-wide fleet. ...
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IVECO Launches Projects To Promote The Benefits Of Natural Gas & Its Key Role In Decarbonizing Transport
?The “IVECO Ambassador” programme aims to raise awareness of the brand’s values on different themes. ...
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IVECO’s Brescia, Italy, Production Plant Manufactures 600,000th Eurocargo
The milestone-setting Eurocargo is powered by compressed natural gas (CNG), which Plant Director Marco Colonna says reaffirms IVECO’s commitment to sustainable transportation. ...
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PRM Green Technologies Sticks With Mercedes-Benz Actros For Equipment Recycling Transport
The firm has acquired a second Mercedes-Benz Actros 2540 LnR, this one a member of the fifth-generation Actros range introduced to the UK in 2019. ...
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Brunel Of Cornwall Purchases Rare Mercedes-Benz Actros Edition 1 Tractor & Arocs Tipper
“We’re very proud to be running a fabulous Actros Edition 1 as our first tractor unit,” says Brunel Managing Director Brian Venables. ...
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Volta Trucks Partners With CPC Group On Composite Exterior Body Panels For Volta Zero Electric Truck
The companies plan to start full-scale production on customer-specified vehicles by 2022’s end, leveraging composite materials in the body and trim. ...
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