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15 January 2020
The trucks will support the firm’s foodservice and wholesale operations; Henderson Group expects to replace them in seven years or less.
15 January 2020
MD Tony World says the new Atego is more powerful and is “a nicer, more comfortable vehicle all round.”
15 January 2020
The firm reports that there were 14,814 DAF truck registrations in the UK last year, the highest number since 1988, when there were more than 15,000.
14 January 2020
The trucks provide a healthy payload allowance for their relatively small footprint, as well as a tight turning circle and a great deal of versatility.
14 January 2020
Harrisons Transport, a cargo and freight company based in Holmes, Preston in Lancashire, recently added eight new Volvo FH trucks to its fleet.
14 January 2020
The curtain side trailer, which was previously available only in Ireland, features a specially designed curtain rail that creates a low-friction track system and doesn’t collect dirt.
9 January 2020
The firm ran an extensive evaluation of a Range T demonstrator and found the truck competitive economically and to the liking of their drivers.
9 January 2020
The Lincolnshire logistics, warehousing, and distribution firm reports that they are pleased with the trucks and the support they have received thus far from dealerpoint Sparshatt Truck & Van of Teynham, Kent.
8 January 2020
DAF Trucks is enhancing its DAF Connect fleet management platform with a new feature called “Remote Tacho Download” that helps operators maintain accurate tacho administration records.
8 January 2020
The new refuelling station and LNG vehicles mark an important first step for Nicholls as it moves toward becoming a more efficient, sustainable trucking operation.
8 January 2020
The new skeletal trailers will carry out general haulage duties throughout the UK and Europe.
8 January 2020
The haulier has been a loyal Nooteboom customer for decades and has a fleet including many MCO and Manoovr trailers that it uses to haul crane parts and access platforms.
6 January 2020
DAF’s partners in the real-world tests are quite happy with the all-electric trucks thus far, and DAF are gathering valuable data which will help them refine the trucks further.
3 January 2020
The truck’s 12.9-litre Cursor 13 engine, manufactured by IVECO, reduces NO2 emissions by 90% and particulate matter by 99% running on LNG, and can reduce CO2 emissions by 95% when fueled by biomethane.
3 January 2020
In order to prevent the loss of fuel and deter would-be thieves, Scania’s latest innovation can activate the truck’s alarm system, and trucks with Scania’s Control Package can alert the owner via email or text message.
3 January 2020
The firm’s drivers say the system provides much better visibility, especially when cornering and reversing; Mercedes-Benz adds that the system’s compact camera housings produce an estimated 1.5% fuel savings.
31 December 2019
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30 December 2019
The company’s airless tyres are being tested for use with everything from bicycles to lunar rovers; they eliminate the need to fill a tyre with air and maintain proper pressure.
30 December 2019
Mercedes-Benz says that of the 400 Actros Edition 1 trucks produced, “only 35 will reach the domestic market,” making it a truly limited-edition flagship model for Wrings.
24 December 2019
The 354-horsepower truck powered by Volkswagen batteries has been tested in real-world distribution scenarios for more than a year and is now ready to go to work for a few environment-conscious haulage firms.
24 December 2019
The 500-horsepower 6x2 rigid drawbar truck is the fourth FH drawbar combination in M.R. Horn’s fleet, and the second to come equipped with Volvo’s I-Shift Dual Clutch.
23 December 2019
Provided by City West Commercials and Refuse Vehicle Solutions, the new 26-tonne low-entry truck is equipped with a single-compartment Dennis Eagle Olympus compacting body and a Dennis Eagle lift.
20 December 2019
The new trucks replaced several older models that weren’t compliant with current emissions standards, giving the refuse service a much smaller environmental impact.
19 December 2019
The Flintshire firm looked over a subcontractor’s Grafter, liked what they saw, and arranged for a demonstration of their own, which led to a multiple-vehicle purchase.
18 December 2019
The 13.5-tonne rigid refrigerated truck will make daily deliveries to two retail sites in London and one delivery per week to Japan Centre Group’s restaurants in Manchester and Oxford.

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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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Suttons Tankers Purchases Its First Volvo FMX Rigid Trucks For Yorkshire Water Duty
The logistics and supply chain specialist made the most of its demonstrator, putting the truck through its paces in the Yorkshire Dales “to see if they could handle the job.” ...
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Mercedes-Benz Sells Fuel-Efficient, Safety-Enhanced Actros Over-The-Road Trucks To Howard Tenens Logistics
The new Actros 2545s came with flat-floored BigSpace cabs and 450-horsepower, 12.8-litre, inline six-cylinder engines. ...
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Kelly Plant Hire Puts UK’s First New Volvo FM Road Sweeper Trucks To Work
The firm says its drivers love the new Volvos, and the rear-suction sweeper bodywork from Bucher Municipal represents a big competitive advantage as it provides a deep clean in a single pass. ...
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Stan Robinson Updates Trailer Fleet With The Addition Of 10 New SDC Curtainsiders
To save on fuel, Stan Robinson selected the BPW Eco-Plus axles and SDC’s fuel-saving aerodynamic roof profile. ...
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DAF New Generation XF Trucks To Haul Safely & Efficiently For Freshlinc
The temperature-controlled food haulier has one of the UK’s largest refrigerated truck fleets and has kicked off a fleet replacement programme with a recent order placed with DAF Trucks. ...
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MAN Announces Advanced Features For New Truck Generation
Highlights include the MAN OptiView mirror replacement system, the MAN CruiseAssist driving assistant, new drive functions, and improved aerodynamics. ...
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FSEW Orders Battery-Electric Heavy Tractor Units From DAF
The CF Electric’s 210-kilowatt electric motor delivers 2,000 newton-metres of torque, and its 350-kilowatt-hour battery has a fully charged range of up to 220 kilometres. ...
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3 New Volvo Trucks Join Willshees Waste & Recycling With 3 More On The Way
The new trucks are the first Volvos Willshees Waste & Recycling has put into service in several years, but owner Dean Willshee says an impressive test drive sealed the deal. ...
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