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4 May 2020
The global transportation and logistics specialist began its relationship with the Mercedes-Benz Logistics Centre earlier this year and plans on a five-year term.
4 May 2020
Each wheel hub on the front axle of the truck features a hydraulic motor that produces at least 6,435 newton-metres of torque “at a maximum system pressure of 360 bar.”
1 May 2020
Urbaser offered the services of six of its biogas-powered Scania P 340s, which feature a range of 350 kilometres per filling with frequent stops and starts.
1 May 2020
The firm is keeping its workshops open to offer telediagnostics and repairs, and has donated PPE and vehicles to medical facilities in Spain, Italy, Romania, and Finland.
30 April 2020
This new capability will help haulage firms keep up with a growing need for last-mile deliveries by shortening lead times and reducing costs for rigid truck bodywork.
30 April 2020
The truck manufacturer says the film serves as a reminder of the essential role all commercial vehicle technicians are playing during the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure essential deliveries continue.
30 April 2020
The Bathgate-based energy provider agreed to try out a Range T520 on a six-month trial back in August, and three months in, the firm decided to buy the truck outright and place an additional order for a 6x2 Range T480.
29 April 2020
The company has adjusted workstations, separated tasks and developed new routes as needed, and is making sure that workers are 1.5 metres or more apart with access to cleaning solutions and face masks.
28 April 2020
Today, the Trakker is a common sight on the road as a rigid truck or tractor unit, with or without all-wheel drive, in tipper, hook loader, grab loader, car transporter, beavertail, and many more configurations.
27 April 2020
Available in 4x2, 6x2, 6x4, 8x2, and 8x4 axle configurations with a Space or Super Space cab, the latest models in the range can handle higher payloads and have service intervals of up to 200,000 kilometres.
27 April 2020
All of the T460 tractors come equipped with 11-litre Euro 6 DTI 11 engines and Renault’s Optidriver AT2412E gearbox with 12 forward and three reverse gears.
23 April 2020
The family-owned logistics, warehousing, and transport specialist favours the FH; founder Eddie Farrall calls it “the greatest truck ever built.”
23 April 2020
PACCAR Parts, which consists of 18 distribution centres, earned a record pretax income of $214.7 million in Q1 2020, a 3% increase over first quarter of 2019.
22 April 2020
In addition to 20 years of producing a full range of LF, CF, and XF commercial trucks for DAF for the UK, European Union, and other markets, Leyland Trucks is the home of PACCAR’s parts business in the UK.
21 April 2020
The 50/50 partnership is part of the companies’ efforts to support Green Deal initiatives that hope to make Europe carbon-neutral by 2050.
17 April 2020
The concrete frame construction firm have purchased a new FH 540 and two FH 500 6x2 tractor units for hauling construction machinery and building materials.
16 April 2020
The P320 rigid 6x2 pairs a 9-litre, 320-horsepower diesel engine with a 132-kilowatt electric motor and can travel 10 kilometres running solely on electric power hauling a 15-tonne load.
15 April 2020
This versatile, efficient range of vans and chassis cabs is designed to enhance drivers’ comfort and productivity, as well as owners’ bottom lines.
14 April 2020
: Renault is re-launching the campaign, which debuted in 2017, to honour the trucking industry pros who safely deliver the food, products, and medicines that keep the country going.
13 April 2020
The refuse collection and recycling specialist will operate the trucks seven days a week while covering up to 200,000 kilometres (124,274 miles) per year between them.
13 April 2020
Here’s a closer look at the new FH16, which features a bolder, more sophisticated exterior that Volvo says reflects the truck’s “more connected and smarter than ever before” design.
10 April 2020
The Preston-based operation recently took delivery of the new 4x2 tractor unit, which was ordered before the national emergency began.
10 April 2020
All three 18-tonners feature 6.7-litre Tector diesel engines, which produce 250 horsepower and up to 850 newton-metres of torque, and custom AMSS flatbed bodywork.
8 April 2020
Able to drive 100 kilometers on a charge, the lithium-ion battery-powered truck is built in Tramagal, Portugal, for European and U.S. customers and in Kawasaki, Japan, for Asian markets.
7 April 2020
EWD Recycling’s 32-tonne FMXs are equipped with Boweld steel tipping bodies or Hyva hookloader bodywork and drawbar couplings, and each uses a Euro 6, Step D Volvo D11K diesel engine.

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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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