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25 October 2019
Winners were chosen by commercial fleet owners and operators, which DAF says is down to the trucks’ “high levels of productivity, ultra-reliability and maximum uptime,” and unrivaled aftersales support.
24 October 2019
The waste management firm purchased a blend of FE, FH, and FMX models and has added them to its fleet of more than 45 vehicles.
22 October 2019
A panel of 15 judges chosen from among the trucking press in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, and Peru voted on the award using the same criteria that factor into the International Truck of the Year award.
21 October 2019
Smoother shifting means fewer liquid surges, making the load easier and more fuel-efficient to handle.
18 October 2019
Two IVECO Stralis 440 E 56 XP-R trucks with 1,180-horsepower FPT Industrial Cursor 13 engines combined to score 582 points, bringing Die Bullen von IVECO’s total in the series to 627 points.
16 October 2019
Twenty-five drivers from across Europe are competing to be the best in an event that focuses “solely on rational driving.”
16 October 2019
We are often asked this question at Truck Locator and, looking back over the years, DAF have been the runaway market leader for new truck sales for decades. With a share of over 30% of the new truck market...
15 October 2019
The trucks’ low emissions and high visibility makes them an apt fit for refuse collection in urban areas with narrow streets and stringent environmental regulations.
14 October 2019
The firm ran Volvos some 20 years ago but went with another marque until the recent demonstration of an FE model made a favourable impression.
14 October 2019
The 18-tonne P 320 is equipped with an Angloco Pumping Appliance and an all-steel safety crew cab with room for up to six personnel and firefighting gear.
11 October 2019
The company goes beyond crash tests in its pursuit of fewer accidents and death; its Accident Research Team goes to actual crash sites and collects data that can improve real-world designs.
11 October 2019
Based on Scania’s 9-litre, 360-horseopwer chassis, the new coach comes in two configurations and provides improved fuel efficiency.
1 October 2019
One of the new trucks also features a special custom livery designed by a student from Johnston Primary to promote holidays in Wales.
30 September 2019
The trucks are equipped with high-tech onboard dust extraction systems to ensure correct burning in customers’ biomass boiler systems.
30 September 2019
Scania says its V8 enjoys legendary status among operators and drivers, and that V8 models represent “a significant proportion of” the firm’s sales in the UK.
30 September 2019
The rigid crane trucks are making final-mile supply deliveries to construction sites, and MKM says their performance thus far has been excellent.
30 September 2019
The curtainside truck frequently hauls loads up to its 26-tonne rated maximum capacity, and the brewery supply firm reports that “the driver thinks it’s a really good vehicle.”
25 September 2019
The versatile chassis is also available in DAF’s XF rigid offerings, and is wells-suited to tipper, concrete, or hook lift configurations.
19 September 2019
Both trucks were praised for sturdy construction, low cost of operation, and high payloads.
18 September 2019
The trucks came by way of Hartshorne Motor Services Ltd, the haulage firm’s longtime dealerpoint of choice.
16 September 2019
The FMX rigids feature Volvo D11K Euro 6 engines that produce 410 horsepower, as well as I-Shift gearboxes with Volvo’s construction package software included.
16 September 2019
The new name is derived from the WEBFLEET platform that was part of TomTom Telematics for 20 years.
11 September 2019
At Trucklocator we understand the importance of trucks to the UK economy – about 90% of all of the UK’s freight is transported by the workhorses of the roads. Joining the RHA is a simple step to help the UK's truck operators
6 September 2019
The president of DAF trucks handed the keys over in a ceremony to long-standing DAF customer Luc Gheys, co-owner of Belgian transport firm Groep Gheys.
6 September 2019
Melding Nikola’s technology with CNH Industrial’s manufacturing expertise and extensive experience in the European market could prove an effective means of bringing zero-emission trucks to the EU.

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After the development and implementation phase, the software and an autonomous MAN truck—with a safety driver on board—will begin testing in real-world operations in Ulm. ...
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Scania Partnering To Test Feasibility Of Long-Haul Electrified Trucks Powered By Overhead Wires
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Waste Management Specialist Receives Two High-Spec Mercedes-Benz Trucks
Select Environmental Services has purchased trucks from other manufacturers in the past, but chose dealer City West Commercials because they “tick every box” on every order, the firm says. ...
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Low Cab Entry Drives Highway Maintenance Specialist’s Acquisition Of Volvo FE Tippers
Ringway of West Sussex has added three 26-tonne Volvo FE 6x2 rigid tipper trucks to its UK-wide fleet. ...
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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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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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