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7 April 2020
Originally custom-built to haul fresh flowers from the Netherlands, the trailers feature Hydraroll Trailerloda rollerbed systems designed to load and unload air cargo containers quickly and safely.
7 April 2020
The logistics firm recently ordered Renault Trucks Range T tractor units that are expected to cover 180,000 kilometers annually for FreshLinc Group’s temperature-controlled division.
6 April 2020
The company believes that keeping the transportation industry running “is essential to ensure deliveries of necessary goods,” including food and medical supplies.
6 April 2020
The CF is available as a tractor unit or rigid and is well-suited to a wide range of applications, including long haul, tank transport, regional distribution, refuse collection, construction, timber, and more.
3 April 2020
The company says it is following all guidelines from the Ministry of Health, including cleaning more extensively, having technicians work in smaller teams, and encouraging the use of disposable gloves, masks, and vests.
31 March 2020
The Guide makes the business and environmental case for a variety of low carbon and sustainable fuels with particular emphasis on high-blend biofuels for commercial vehicles.
31 March 2020
Building upon IVECO’s work designing sustainable-fuel trucks, vans, and buses, IVECO launched the Stralis NP series in 2016 as the first natural gas truck specifically designed for long-haul operations.
30 March 2020
SFS chose the curtain side van following a short test drive of a demonstrator model. One reason is the vehicle’s payload capacity, which IVECO says is “greater than many 7.5-tonners.”
30 March 2020
Initially introduced at the Entsorga waste management trade show in 1998, the Econic was designed to fuse the key characteristics of vehicles designed for work across different sectors into a single vehicle.
27 March 2020
The warehousing and distribution specialist says they are facing Christmas-level volumes “plus a bit more,” and has needed every truck they could get to keep up with demand.
27 March 2020
The manufacturer says the occasion marks a new record for the longest commercial vehicle production run in history.
27 March 2020
The specialist joinery contractor says Volvo is one of only a few brands they’d consider, due to driver popularity and the reliability and aftersales support they’ve enjoyed with previous Volvos.
26 March 2020
Despite taking a number of preventative measures, the company says that its 134 dealer locations in the United Kingdom are “operating at, or very close to, normal levels.”
26 March 2020
You’ll find a Range T truck for almost any long-haul application, with a wide range of engines, cab configurations, and transmissions.
26 March 2020
Volvo recently redesigned the FM inside and out, with a focus on operator experience, safety, and productivity.
25 March 2020
The new truck will be based on the Hino Profia; the companies have estimated its range at 600 kilometres.
25 March 2020
Maze expects to put roughly 130,000 kilometres (80,778 miles) per year on each of the trucks, which are supplied on a four-year contract hire agreement with Volvo Gold repair and maintenance contracts.
25 March 2020
The Sheffield-based haulier says it has utilised Mercedes-Benz vehicles for 25 years, citing reliability, fuel efficiency, strong aftersales support, and popularity among drivers.
25 March 2020
The new 26-tonne, three-axle trucks are equipped with bespoke dropside bodies and carry the latest Palfinger BM26 cranes.
20 March 2020
The truck has entered service in Zwolle, and three other similar vehicles will operate elsewhere as part of a refuse collection field test.
18 March 2020
As the coronavirus outbreak continues to massively disrupt lives and operations worldwide, various organizations are enacting measures to help bring those impacted some relief. That includes Morrisons.
18 March 2020
The roofing supply merchants operated a Volvo FE 4x2 for a year and liked it enough to place its newest order for three 6x2 rigids and an 8x2 rigid, all with D11K engines and brick grab cranes.
17 March 2020
The firm opted for the entire long-haul fuel package, which includes special software, Volvo’s I-See predictive cruise control, I-Cruise intelligent cruise control with I-Roll, and an automatic engine idle shutdown capability.
17 March 2020
Liverpool expects the fleet, which is powered by 100% renewable biomethane, to cover 150,000 miles per year and reduce nitrogen oxide and carbon dioxide emissions by 90% and 80%, respectively.
12 March 2020
Other trailers on the firm’s stand (5D85 in Hall 5) for its tenth consecutive CV Show will include a 10.6-metre Urban Curtainsider, a 13.7-m GRP Boxvan, and a 10.9-m Urban Construction Platform.

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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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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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