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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.
6 July 2020
These “Pure Excellence” XF FTG 6x2 tractors are available with 480 and 530 horsepower engines, and each bears the custom “liquid metal silver” livery.
6 July 2020
Two of the new trucks are 460-horsepower models configured with I-Save technology for maximum fuel efficiency during long-haul operations, and one is a 500-HP truck that will work around the clock.
2 July 2020
The Avonmouth-based haulier operates a 20-vehicle fleet, of which all but four were Mercedes-Benz trucks—until now.
2 July 2020
Rees commissioned a personal tribute to mark the 75th anniversary of VE day with images of his grandfather, his wife’s grandfather, and his driver’s grandfather in uniform.
2 July 2020
The order calls for a mix of two- and three-axle trailers; Bolk collected the first MCO-38-02V/L extendible Multitrailer last week.
1 July 2020
Darren Sweet has been in the industry for 30 years and worked at two other Mercedes-Benz dealerships in that time.
29 June 2020
Whatever your needs for a construction vehicle, it’s likely there’s a tough, dependable Arocs truck configured to meet them.
26 June 2020
The tipper hire firm takes pride in running clean trucks with an eye-catching livery, and says their new Scania G 500 XT is very nearly as effective as an advert for the business as it is at hauling and dumping loads.
26 June 2020
The company has purchased nearly new Mercedes-Benz trucks in the past and has been impressed with their performance and reliability.
24 June 2020
With an increased forward range and a dramatically increased near-range angle of view, the new system provides earlier warnings, making it easier for drivers to avoid collisions.
23 June 2020
The trailer hire firm says Schmitz Cargobull trailers “represent great value for the money which we can pass on to our customers.”
22 June 2020
The haulier expects to keep the Volvos in operation for five years and run them up to about 100,000 kilometres per annum.
18 June 2020
The family-owned, Kent-based shipping container transport specialist reports that about half of their 30-truck fleet are Mercedes-Benz trucks.
17 June 2020
McMahon describes the ruby red, V8-equipped tractor unit as “in very good condition, nearly pristine in the cab,” despite having logged a half-million kilometres.
16 June 2020
Amey has operated Econics since 2009 and its newest dozen are all 1827L 18-tonners with 272-horsepower, 7.7-litre engines and PowerShift 3 automated manual gearboxes.
16 June 2020
The Slieve Donard virtual trek event, another fundraising opportunity, is coming up on 20 June.
15 June 2020
Custom Glass continues to serve customers with a fleet of 14 Ategos, including a pair of 816s supplied by Roanza Truck & Van.
11 June 2020
Purchased in March, the four rigid crane trucks have been very well received indeed; the firm have already established a build spec to simplify future orders from dealer Kingdon Wessex DAF.
11 June 2020
Both firms (members of the Motus Group) have been guided through the pandemic by their new MD Lee Seward, who only joined the team in December but has already had a big impact on operations.
9 June 2020
Daimler Truck AG has consolidated all of its fuel cell ventures into one new company: Daimler Truck Fuel Cell GmbH & Co. KG.
9 June 2020
Thanks to their zero-emission, low-noise operation, these trucks are well-suited to urban distribution and other tasks, even in heavily regulated areas such as London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone.
8 June 2020
Following completion of the merger between VectoIQ Acquisition Corp. and Nikola Corporation, Nikola shareholders received 1.901 shares of VectoIQ for every Nikola share.

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Glenfiddich & IVECO Partner To Decarbonise Transport Operations
The “Fuelled by Glenfiddich” initiative will use natural gas-powered Stralis trucks fuelled by waste products from the distillery. ...
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Leyland Trucks’ Battery-Powered DAF LF Electric Trucks Participating In Government Trial
The project is part of the UK Government’s £20 million road freight trials for zero-emission vehicles in support of Department for Transport carbon reduction goals and delivered using the Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI). ...
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Coventry Scaffolding Buys Its First Mercedes-Benz Truck, Quickly Orders A Second
The 70-year-old firm recently purchased a 26-tonne Arocs 2530L with MirrorCam technology to comply with London’s Direct Vision Scheme (DVS), as most of its work takes place in the city. ...
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East Midlands’ JC Balls & Sons Specifies MirrorCam Feature In Its New Mercedes-Benz Arocs Truck
MirrorCam eliminates a truck’s side mirrors and replaces them with a system of cameras, which feed live video to 15-inch displays mounted in the cab on the two A-pillars. ...
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Maritime Transport Wraps Up Acquisition Of 100 New Mercedes-Benz Actros Trucks
The firm’s recent order represents its first new trucks to bear the three-pointed star since 2017. ...
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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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