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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.
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.

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MAN TGX 18.510 Wins Sustainable Truck Of The Year 2022
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