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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.
12 March 2020
The firm recently built a new, 18,000-square-metre building on the grounds of its Blainville-sur-Orne campus in which to store batteries and complete electric vehicle production.
11 March 2020
The firm expects to use its new 7.5-tonner, purchased from Elgin Truck & Van Centre, for deliveries throughout the North of Scotland for five years.
11 March 2020
The T 01 Racing is a low-mileage reconditioned T Series truck with a Euro 6 engine and a 12-month/120,000-kilometre manufacturer’s warranty.
10 March 2020
The new battery is one of a number of products the company had on display at the show, which took place last week in Istanbul.
10 March 2020
Steve Affleck has many years of experience in the automotive industry and has worked for Scania in the past.
9 March 2020
EO Charging says this partnership offers Renault customers an easier way to transition to e-mobility by providing a proven electric vehicle coupled with a well-developed charging platform.
9 March 2020
The haulage firm with depots in Forfar and Dundee added two new Actos 2551 tractor units to the eight already in their fleet.
6 March 2020
The new additions include eight refuse trucks and a vacuum tanker truck.
5 March 2020
The firm purchased the new T520 High Drawbar Truck With Skeleton Trailer Body & KESLA 2110 Crane from Border Trucks after operating a used Renault Premium truck for a year.
5 March 2020
The firm’s PACCAR body programme provides factory installation of a range of box, Aerobody, and curtain side bodies on DAF LF and CF 4x2 rigids.
4 March 2020
Scania has introduced truck side-detection functionality using two separate driver assistance systems to help drivers avoid collisions with pedestrians, cyclists, and other road users.
4 March 2020
The Netherlands-based Peter Appel Transport is currently testing two DAF CF Hybrid trucks with diesel engines and electric models.

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MAN TGX 18.510 Wins Sustainable Truck Of The Year 2022
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