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18 June 2019
The company says its newest tyres, and the manufacturing process used to make them, are the next step on the way to Bridgestone’s goal of fully renewable and sustainable manufacturing by 2050.
13 June 2019
Slated for 2030 and beyond, the self-driving modular vehicle is designed to show the kinds of transport solutions that are within reach and includes a number of cutting-edge technologies that are currently available.
12 June 2019
This is Keltbray Group’s first Volvo purchase, and the head of haulage operations says it’s down to feedback from six drivers who each spent half a day in a Volvo demonstration vehicle.
11 June 2019
The firm tested its newest commercial truck tyres with help from 17 fleets in 13 countries, and says they provide a 15% lower cost per kilometre and 45% longer wear life.
6 June 2019
Both automakers are looking to advance the technologies necessary to meet the increasing interest of consumers in electrified vehicles.
6 June 2019
Logistics firm Contargo’s trial use of six DAF electric trucks since early May caught the eye of jury members by demonstrating the practical relevance of electric vehicles in commercial transport.
6 June 2019
The firm’s new acquisitions include two FM 6x2 tractor units, two FM rigid hook loaders, and an FE rigid skip loader truck.
5 June 2019
This new highest specification includes a 100- or 130-horsepower engine, your choice of three transmissions, keyless entry and start, dual-zone climate control, a head-up display, and more.
5 June 2019
The Trowbridge firm “undertook extensive research, including a three-week loan of an FH-500 for fuel benchmarking,” before making the purchase.
30 May 2019
The firm’s R 450 posted an average diesel fuel consumption of 23.25 litres per 100 kilometres, with greenhouse gas emissions of just 738 grams per kilometre.
29 May 2019
B J Waters Transport Ltd reports that the trucks are doing just what Volvo said they would do: “saving a lot of money in fuel!”
29 May 2019
Five of the new trucks will replace existing Henshaws vehicles, while the other two are additions to the firm’s expanded fleet.
23 May 2019
The team will enter the series of races with a 5.3-tonne IVECO Stralis 440 E 56 XP-R powered by an 1,180-horsepower Cursor 13 engine with a top speed of 160 kilometres per hour.
22 May 2019
Zest4.TV recently purchased a new 7.2-tonne IVECO Daily chassis cab with an 8-speed Hi-Matic automatic transmission for smoother gear-shifting and lower maintenance and repair costs.
16 May 2019
The firm has purchased 3,300 Scania trucks since 2007, when Zoomlion and Scania began doing business.
15 May 2019
SK Distribution of Derbyshire bought four new Volvo FE-240s from Thomas Hardie Commercials Ltd and added bodywork by Fred Smith & Sons Ltd.
14 May 2019
The Swedish truck maker will have five trucks at the event, including two FH and two FMX models inside the exhibition centre, and another FH outdoors.
14 May 2019
The acquisition of the three new Daily vans means that two-thirds of Eden’s catering fleet now consists of IVECO vehicles.
13 May 2019
The centerpiece of the firm’s stand will be its 26-ton D Wide Master Z.E. waste collection truck.
9 May 2019
Penfold Verrall, a transport, plant hire, construction, and recycling specialist based in West Sussex, recently purchased four new IVECO Stralis X-Way trucks.
9 May 2019
Contargo, a trimodal container and logistics specialist based in Duisburg, Germany, is the first company in the country to add DAF CF Electric trucks to its fleet.
8 May 2019
This innovative system is a great help to hooklift operators, both in terms of backing up and lifting a load, as well in making sure the load is secure once loaded.
8 May 2019
The logistics firm moves frozen food, aquatic products, and frozen meat, and trusts its Scania trucks to help it be reliable, efficient, and timely.
8 May 2019
Every new DAF vehicle sold in the United Kingdom will now come standard with the DAF Connect fleet management platform
7 May 2019
At this year’s CV Show, DAF Trucks introduced several new axle options and vehicle configurations for its extensive lineup of CF and XF vehicles aimed specifically at U.K. customers.

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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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