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13 August 2020
The truck offers the flexibility of pairing with either a beavertail trailer or a demountable dropside body for heightened manoeuvrability.
11 August 2020
The is the bulk haulage firm’s first Volvo Since 2011 is a tipper with lifting rear axle, which raises when the truck is empty to save fuel costs on unladen trips, then lowers automatically when the truck is loaded.
6 August 2020
Although it can be used for long-haul applications, the TGL is in its element in crowded urban environments, thanks to great driver visibility, exceptional manoeuvrability, and a raft of cutting-edge safety features.
6 August 2020
Burgess says Volvo is “on the verge of the single-biggest introduction of new products in the company’s history.”
6 August 2020
The Sheffield-based company’s MD Scott Reynolds took one for a spin at a Northside Truck & Van event and came away impressed.
6 August 2020
The firm has been an Isuzu customer since 2009 and says the marque’s day-to-day reliability is a big reason for this.
4 August 2020
The new facility is set to open this October and will feature a 650-square-metre parts department, a 1,580-m3 drive-through workshop, and 19 service bays.
4 August 2020
The East Lancashire-based haulier has been running SDC Curtainsider semi-trailers since 2003, and Chairman Matthew Kibble says they have served his firm very well.
3 August 2020
The potato supplier from Tadcaster secured an FH 500 6x2 tractor with a D13K Euro 6 engine and Volvo’s Globetrotter cab on a four-year contract hire agreement with Crossroads Truck and Bus.
30 July 2020
As the owner of a small firm in a crowded market, owner Geoff Woodcock decided he needed to make a splash, so he splashed out on a top-shelf Actros tractor unit.
30 July 2020
The Swedish truck manufacturer says the FL is highly suitable for urban deliveries and other tasks, and it has the same legendary focus on safety and efficiency you’ve come to expect from a Volvo.
29 July 2020
Elliott’s Upper Crust Catering Services Ltd brought in the new Grafters over the last year and has paired them with Jiffy Banquet temperature-controlled bodies.
28 July 2020
Nooteboom says the EURO low loaders have such a low loading bed that they provide simple loading even of vehicles with very low ground clearance.
28 July 2020
The new 473-horsepower Renaults will haul palletised loads in curtainside and double-deck trailers for The Pallet Network.
28 July 2020
Some of C&D South West’s drivers expressed concern at transitioning from traditional mirrors to the Mercedes-Benz MirrorCam system, but the haulier reports that MirrorCam has won them over.
27 July 2020
MD Fergus McArdle says, “The Moog MBI 110-1,2/S underbridge unit is a sophisticated piece of equipment, and the Volvo FM is the ideal chassis to complement it.”
27 July 2020
This versatile truck is adept at long-haul transport, local and regional distribution, construction work, agriculture and timber, emergency services, refuse collection, street sweeping, and more.
24 July 2020
Transport and Logistics Manager Katie Blowes says that even drivers who initially had reservations about using MirrorCam have been won over and are less fatigued at the end of their shifts.
24 July 2020
The firm recently purchased three 3.5-tonne Grafter tippers and two 7.5-t rigid tippers to work out of their Beaconsfield, St. Albans, Sevenoaks, and Manchester locations.
23 July 2020
The firm says the truck’s five-star Direct Vision Standard rating from Transport for London factored heavily in their purchase decision.
23 July 2020
The trucks include rear-, side-, and top-loading refuse trucks as well as tank trucks and street sweepers that double as snow ploughs in the winter months.
23 July 2020
“If I’d known Unimogs were this good I would have bought one years ago,” says Finney.
23 July 2020
The Volvo FE is a versatile vehicle that can handle more general applications, including local and regional distribution, as well as construction, refuse collection, and other vocational applications.
22 July 2020
The Kent-based logistics and transport specialists bought their first Mercedes-Benz trucks following a successful stint with a 530-horsepower Actros demonstrator unit with a GigaSpace cab.
22 July 2020
Cotswold MD Dean Cooper reports that his drivers love the truck’s Globetrotter XL cab and Dual Clutch I-Shift gearbox.

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MAN Truck & Bus At Work On The ANITA Project’s Self-Driving Vehicles For Hub-To-Hub Logistics Routes
After the development and implementation phase, the software and an autonomous MAN truck—with a safety driver on board—will begin testing in real-world operations in Ulm. ...
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Scania Partnering To Test Feasibility Of Long-Haul Electrified Trucks Powered By Overhead Wires
The electric road system is seen as one of the most technically viable and economically attractive options for the electrification of heavy-duty trucks because it uses known and available technologies in new ways. ...
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Waste Management Specialist Receives Two High-Spec Mercedes-Benz Trucks
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
Trade Van Driver’s annual awards are judged by the magazine’s expert panel of journalists and readers who use light commercial vehicles. ...
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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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