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8 June 2020
Frakt MD Lars Reinholdsson says the truck (and others like it to come) will help the company meet society’s CO2 reduction targets as it plans to meet standards for 2030 and even 2050.
5 June 2020
Appropriate for businesses of all sizes, ISO 45001 provides companies guidance and spells out specific requirements needed to implement an accredited workplace health and safety management system.
5 June 2020
The abnormal loads specialist will use the trailers to deliver steelwork to construction sites across the UK.
4 June 2020
The leasing and hiring company has worked with SDC for more than 20 years and believes in the quality of SDC products.
4 June 2020
This latest order brings Nectar’s total of Isuzu trucks to 18 out of a fleet of 25.
4 June 2020
The order follows hard upon the firm’s use of two demonstration units over a number of months; Fleet Engineer Andy Marchant says the trucks’ fuel economy “sealed the deal.”
1 June 2020
Scania's East Region dealership and West Pennine Trucks in Manchester won second and third place, respectively.
1 June 2020
The firm says buying DAF rather than replacing like-for-like was “a simple decision” due to DAF’s cost, performance, and “well-known reliability.”
1 June 2020
The X-WAY is a highly versatile truck designed to handle a wide range of applications, including working as a timber truck, mixer, hook lift and skip loader truck, tipper, crane truck, gully cleaner, or refuse truck.
28 May 2020
I.T.S. plans to put more than 100,000 kilometres on the new FH each year hauling flour and general cargo.
28 May 2020
The firm added its first Isuzus in 2015 and now has more than 45 vehicles from the marque.
28 May 2020
The 38-vehicle fleet consists of a mix of G-, R-, and S-series trucks in 4x2, 4x4, and 6x4 axle configurations with 13- and 16-litre engines.
27 May 2020
The show was originally planned as a live event but was moved to social media due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
22 May 2020
With its drivers being away for up to two weeks at a time, the Cambridgeshire-based haulier was focused on finding the most fuel-efficient option.
22 May 2020
Built for long-distance haulage and heavy-duty distribution, the Actros was recently voted Truck of the Year for the fifth time by the European commercial automotive press.
21 May 2020
The drivers had the opportunity on 16 May to drive their trucks around a test track located at IVECO’s manufacturing and R&D facility in Ulm, Germany.
20 May 2020
This follows a Renewi order for 250 DAF vehicles just 18 months ago; the newest CFs will be based at the company’s branches in Belgium and the Netherlands, with some also operating in the larger Benelux region.
20 May 2020
Mitsubishi FUSO distributor Mercedes-Benz says the eCanter is “the world’s first fully electric light-duty truck to enter series production,” and that more than 140 units have been sold worldwide since its launch in 2018.
20 May 2020
The company has made workshop adjustments supporting physical distancing, is distributing personal protective equipment, is providing regular temperature screenings, and more.
14 May 2020
Eight of the firm’s 13 trucks are Renaults; MD Jonathan Evans says the Range C “has proved itself in terms of fuel consumption, payload, durability, and manoeuvrability, and the back-up has been first class.”
14 May 2020
The new truck was a replacement for another Volvo, an FM9 which the firm drove for 14 years and 700,000 kilometres.
13 May 2020
The truck maker will resume production at three facilities, including the Bridgend Engine Plant in South Wales, the Dagenham Engine Plant in Essex, and the Valencia Engine Plant in Spain.
12 May 2020
Designed specifically for long-haul operations, the S-WAY boasts an entirely new cab built from the ground up along with numerous design, connectivity, sustainability, safety, and other features.
11 May 2020
The extension would be good through 31 December of 2023, thereby lowering the overhead costs of operating gas-powered trucks in the country.
7 May 2020
The Eurocargo story dates back to 1959, before even the formation of IVECO itself, with the Lupetto from OM.

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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
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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
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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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