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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.
22 July 2020
Established in 1971, the family-run transport business currently owns 165 vehicles and more than 320 standard, high cube, and longer length semi-trailers.
22 July 2020
These additions are part of a £200 million investment designed to increase DPD’s next-day parcel delivery capacity.
21 July 2020
The haulage firm, which purchased their first Actros in 2013, typically runs their trucks for more than 100,000 kilometres per year and hasn’t suffered a breakdown since switching to Mercedes-Benz trucks.
21 July 2020
The TGX is a versatile truck that can be configured for long-haul transport, construction, fire response, forestry, agriculture, street cleaning, waste disposal, car transport, and other applications.
21 July 2020
RAC will take over responsibility for more than 1,500 customers with Isuzu repair and maintenance plans and aid more 5,500 trucks still covered by manufacturer warranties in the event of a breakdown.
20 July 2020
The Delanchy Group recently acquired the first Renault Trucks D Z.E. production model to exit Renault’s manufacturing facility in Blainville-sur-Orne, France.
17 July 2020
Firestone will release its first ever all-season tyre for light trucks in the European market in October in 19 sizes between 15 and 16 inches and with three high load sizes included.
16 July 2020
The order of the new trucks, which will run five days a week hauling shipping containers from Felixstowe throughout the UK, also marks the firm’s 40th anniversary.
15 July 2020
Powered by two electric motors, the truck delivers a maximum power of 370 kilowatts, continuous power of 260 kW, and maximum torque of 850 newton-metres.
15 July 2020
The truck will bear the team’s livery and will transport spare parts, tools, and other equipment that riders Marc Márquez and Alex Márquez rely on.
15 July 2020
The Volta Zero isn’t just a zero-emissions vehicle; it’s also manufactured using body panels constructed of biodegradable resins and a flax material weave, making the vehicle almost entirely carbon-neutral.
14 July 2020
The organisations signed a letter of intent on 2 July after nearly completing a year-long study to determine key success factors and criteria needed for a successful program on a commercial scale.
13 July 2020
The new Actros replaces an older one and not only provides significant technology upgrades for driver comfort and safety, but also improves on the older truck’s fuel economy by “a good half a mile per gallon.”
10 July 2020
As of January, 10 of the trailers had been delivered; SDC says 20 more are on the way.
10 July 2020
This versatile, hard-working truck recently received an extensive series of upgrades as part of MAN’s New Generation truck launch.
9 July 2020
By investing in eight Actros rigids with 4-star Direct Vision Standard ratings, Galaxy will remain compliant with London’s Direct Vision Standard regulations for years to come.
9 July 2020
The team depends on the Volvo tractors to haul everything from its cars to hospitality equipment, parts and tools, and more.
8 July 2020
Coolsaet is an industry veteran who has been with Volvo for more than 20 years; his most recent role with the firm was MD of Volvo Trucks Germany.
8 July 2020
DAF President Harry Wolters briefed the King before His Majesty visited with employees at the truck factory to discuss adjustments made to production and how they have affected the workers’ daily activities.
8 July 2020
This handy truck range is designed to perform a wide variety of construction tasks as well as light- and medium-duty distribution jobs.
7 July 2020
The truck maker says the FH Unlimited takes “the very definition of premium to the next level.”
7 July 2020
When selecting their newest truck, Petch Transport prioritised fuel efficiency, reliability, longevity, and driver retention.
7 July 2020
Using various combinations, the low loader trailer train can accommodate loads of more than 100 tonnes or up to 40 m in length.

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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
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