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21 February 2020
Jet Plant Hire Ltd, a road planing specialist based in Evesham, recently added a Volvo FMX Tridem truck to its fleet of 35 vehicles.
20 February 2020
This DVSA certification ensures that a trailer’s load-securing system meets exacting quality standards.
19 February 2020
IVECO Brand President Thomas Hilse says the truck redefines “the idea of customer centricity” through “the latest innovations in connectivity and automation.”
19 February 2020
The custom-built truck comes with three onboard toolboxes and a 3,500-kilogram max trailer weight, so the firm’s tree surgeons can take with them everything they need to get the job done.
18 February 2020
The new Super Space Cab Celebration Edition is the most luxurious DAF cab yet, with a voluminous 12.6-cubic-metre interior swathed in cognac-coloured leather and all the mod cons.
18 February 2020
The new tractor unit will support the haulage firm’s newest location in Glastonbury, making deliveries from Penzance to North Wales.
18 February 2020
The programme will put two 27-tonne electric Scania lorries to work delivering appliances in Oslo; the trucks’ performance data will aid in future electric truck development.
17 February 2020
Mackirdy says that so far, the FM has proved “totally reliable and very good on fuel, too.”
13 February 2020
Joyce entered the transport industry in the 1970s as an apprentice technician and has served a number of roles at Mercedes-Benz UK since he arrived in 1995.
13 February 2020
The firm chose a Canter for its generous payload capacity and tight turning circle; previous experience with another 7.5-tonne Canter factored into the decision, as well.
11 February 2020
Established in 1994, the dealer has locations in Elgin and Inverness offering full workshop facilities, a parts store, an ATF, as well as tachograph and body shop services.
11 February 2020
The transport specialist firm from Dublin shares “a lot of values” with Dennison Trailers, according to MD James Dennison, “including their family own heritage and principles of partnership.”
11 February 2020
The firms say the decision is due in large part to Germany’s commitment to developing hydrogen fuel cell-powered vehicles as outlined in its National Hydrogen Strategy.
6 February 2020
Renault Trucks President Bruno Blin says this deal is the first of its scale in Europe and proves “that the transport sector is undergoing a major transformation.”
6 February 2020
The top-spec tractor turns heads and has all the comforts of home inside; Carlisle-based owner-driver Paul Irving says his new T520 High is “a brilliant lorry to live in.”
6 February 2020
The firm was chosen for its ability to meet demanding standards on turnaround time for vehicle service and repairs.
6 February 2020
Dealerpoint Euro Commercials and body manufacturer NTM-GB build refuse collection trucks by combining Canters with NTM-GB’s K-Midi body.
6 February 2020
The Scottish bulk tipper transport firm bought a 500-horsepower Volvo FH 6x2 tag axle unit which will haul Fruehauf and Wilcox tipper trailers.
5 February 2020
The food transport firm relies on the durability of their Schmitz Cargobull truck bodies to maximise the uptime of their trucks and meet time-critical delivery schedules.
4 February 2020
The partnership is producing electric rigids for a number of applications, and Electra Chairman Sid Sadique says his firm “literally can’t build them quickly enough.”
4 February 2020
The new Econic 2630L low-entry rigids are equipped with 299-horsepower 7.7-litre engines, six-speed Allison transmissions, rear-steer axles, and Farid Hillend Engineering compactor bodywork.
3 February 2020
The PRoPART project combines data from a truck’s own onboard sensors and cameras with that from other vehicles and from nearby infrastructure to create a more complete picture of the driving environment.
3 February 2020
The newest Brandon Hire Station fleet additions include four N75.190 rigid trucks, three of which have been customized for slurry and sewage collection.
3 February 2020
The firm employs a 7.5-tonne Canter for jobsite deliveries and a 3.5-tonner for making drop-offs for private customers, and says “the FUSO is a proper truck, very robust and well-built.”
30 January 2020
These days, diagnostics-related issues take up as much of a technician’s time as do mechanical ones, so finding the right software solution quickly is key.

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Low Cab Entry Drives Highway Maintenance Specialist’s Acquisition Of Volvo FE Tippers
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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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