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5 June 2020
The abnormal loads specialist will use the trailers to deliver steelwork to construction sites across the UK.
4 June 2020
The leasing and hiring company has worked with SDC for more than 20 years and believes in the quality of SDC products.
4 June 2020
This latest order brings Nectar’s total of Isuzu trucks to 18 out of a fleet of 25.
4 June 2020
The order follows hard upon the firm’s use of two demonstration units over a number of months; Fleet Engineer Andy Marchant says the trucks’ fuel economy “sealed the deal.”
1 June 2020
Scania's East Region dealership and West Pennine Trucks in Manchester won second and third place, respectively.
1 June 2020
The firm says buying DAF rather than replacing like-for-like was “a simple decision” due to DAF’s cost, performance, and “well-known reliability.”
1 June 2020
The X-WAY is a highly versatile truck designed to handle a wide range of applications, including working as a timber truck, mixer, hook lift and skip loader truck, tipper, crane truck, gully cleaner, or refuse truck.
28 May 2020
I.T.S. plans to put more than 100,000 kilometres on the new FH each year hauling flour and general cargo.
28 May 2020
The firm added its first Isuzus in 2015 and now has more than 45 vehicles from the marque.
28 May 2020
The 38-vehicle fleet consists of a mix of G-, R-, and S-series trucks in 4x2, 4x4, and 6x4 axle configurations with 13- and 16-litre engines.
27 May 2020
The show was originally planned as a live event but was moved to social media due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
22 May 2020
With its drivers being away for up to two weeks at a time, the Cambridgeshire-based haulier was focused on finding the most fuel-efficient option.
22 May 2020
Built for long-distance haulage and heavy-duty distribution, the Actros was recently voted Truck of the Year for the fifth time by the European commercial automotive press.
21 May 2020
The drivers had the opportunity on 16 May to drive their trucks around a test track located at IVECO’s manufacturing and R&D facility in Ulm, Germany.
20 May 2020
This follows a Renewi order for 250 DAF vehicles just 18 months ago; the newest CFs will be based at the company’s branches in Belgium and the Netherlands, with some also operating in the larger Benelux region.
20 May 2020
Mitsubishi FUSO distributor Mercedes-Benz says the eCanter is “the world’s first fully electric light-duty truck to enter series production,” and that more than 140 units have been sold worldwide since its launch in 2018.
20 May 2020
The company has made workshop adjustments supporting physical distancing, is distributing personal protective equipment, is providing regular temperature screenings, and more.
14 May 2020
Eight of the firm’s 13 trucks are Renaults; MD Jonathan Evans says the Range C “has proved itself in terms of fuel consumption, payload, durability, and manoeuvrability, and the back-up has been first class.”
14 May 2020
The new truck was a replacement for another Volvo, an FM9 which the firm drove for 14 years and 700,000 kilometres.
13 May 2020
The truck maker will resume production at three facilities, including the Bridgend Engine Plant in South Wales, the Dagenham Engine Plant in Essex, and the Valencia Engine Plant in Spain.
12 May 2020
Designed specifically for long-haul operations, the S-WAY boasts an entirely new cab built from the ground up along with numerous design, connectivity, sustainability, safety, and other features.
11 May 2020
The extension would be good through 31 December of 2023, thereby lowering the overhead costs of operating gas-powered trucks in the country.
7 May 2020
The Eurocargo story dates back to 1959, before even the formation of IVECO itself, with the Lupetto from OM.
7 May 2020
The tragic reason behind owner Kim Ancker’s decision to equip his new truck with the lifesaving device was the 2018 death of an oncoming driver due to cardiac arrest.
6 May 2020
The company expects “the vast majority” to be running by month’s end, with full operation at most sites expected, although there may be exceptions where COVID-19 has affected market conditions and supply chains.

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