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21 June 2021
The Broughton Gifford-based haulier quickly put the new D Wide rigid curtainsider to work hauling pallet network loads.
21 June 2021
DAF and its customers have tested the New Generation over more than 20 million kilometres and found, amongst other benefits, that they provide an improvement of up to 10% in fuel efficiency.
18 June 2021
South-west fuel oil and lubricants supplier, Ford Fuels, is taking delivery of its latest batch of vehicles from DAF Trucks, marking ten years of acquisitions from the market-leading truck manufacturer.
18 June 2021
Manfreight has been running Volvos since 1978, just two years after its founding; the newest additions to the firm’s fleet will run six days a week and log up to 200,000 kilometres per year.
18 June 2021
Patrico is a longtime Mercedes-Benz customer whose distribution fleet comprises three Atego rigids and two Actros tractor units.
17 June 2021
The manufacturer will premiere its new eActros battery-electric truck on 30 June in an online event that is a culmination of a journey that began in 2016.
17 June 2021
The S-WAY NP is bio-LNG-ready and provides a significant reduction in nitrogen dioxide emissions and up to 95% less carbon dioxide emissions than diesel-powered trucks.
15 June 2021
The dealer hopes to raise £5,000 this year to benefit Derian House Children’s Hospice, a provider of free respite and end-of-life care for more than 400 youth in North West England.
14 June 2021
The 625-hoursepower Edition 1 is one of only 400 of its kind around the globe, and one of just 35 that were available to purchase in the UK.
14 June 2021
Supplied by Truck and Bus Wales and West, the new Volvos replace six older AB2K trucks, four of which are also FH16s.
11 June 2021
After using trucks from another manufacturer for several years, the council elected to return to Econics, as they have proven in the past to be durable, reliable, and well-liked by the drivers who use them day in and day out.
9 June 2021
IVECO says the vehicle complies not only with Euro VI-E emissions standards but has achieved Conformity Factor 1, which means it will meet emissions limits for the life of the vehicle.
8 June 2021
The 3.5-tonne custom Isuzu Jiffy Banquet has refrigerated and frozen storage areas, a proving area, and a gas-powered stone pizza oven capable of cooking three pizzas in 90 seconds.
8 June 2021
IVECO’s new Cursor 13 and Cursor 11 engines meet Euro 6 emission standards, and the manufacturer says they are type-approved for second-generation biodiesel.
3 June 2021
The iF Design Awards join other recent accolades in MAN's trophy case, including a Red Dot Design Award and a Gold award from the German Design Awards.
2 June 2021
The Volvo FH LNG uses small amounts of diesel to initiate ignition of the air-fuel mixture, helping its G13C engine deliver 460 horsepower and 2,300 newton-metres of torque, the same as the truck's diesel-only counterpart.
1 June 2021
The trial shows that battery-electric buses can now replace internal combustion vehicles at a 1:1 ratio, which is an important factor in moving away from fossil fuel-powered transport options.
27 May 2021
The cleaning and grounds equipment manufacturer replaced a van with the FL in order to accommodate some of its newer, larger machines.
27 May 2021
The firm already operates five eCanters in France and Germany, making it FUSO’s largest electric fleet customer.
26 May 2021
The firm has a good relationship with Renault dealer Sparks Commercials and received endorsements of the Renault brand from others in the industry.
26 May 2021
Each year, Volvo Trucks honors the dealer that has demonstrated the highest level of performance in all areas of operation, including especially customer service.
26 May 2021
The Hereford-based aggregate, concrete, and landscaping products supplier recently gained a third IVECO Stralis X-WAY tipper, and a fourth is on order.
26 May 2021
The first model in Scania’s all-new Fencer bus range a completely built-up, single-deck coach designed for performance and fuel economy in city, interurban, or rural roles.
25 May 2021
The truck is expected to be tested on public roads by the end of the year, with customer trials scheduled to begin in 2023 and first series deliveries in 2027.
25 May 2021
Over a two-month trial, the Actros demonstrator also delivered superior fuel economy while showcasing major savings on AdBlue vs. trucks from other marques.

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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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