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4 April 2019
The company says the facility will cost several hundred million dollars but will dramatically cut the time needed to validate fuel cell components.
2 April 2019
Archway Products has had success building its Roadmaster road repair bodywork onto Volvo FM and FE trucks in the past, and now has replicated that success on the FL.
2 April 2019
The truck maker uses this wealth of information to anticipate fleet customers’ maintenance and repair needs, as well as to bolster its efforts in designing new features or improving existing functions.
2 April 2019
The firm recently purchased two new Volvo 8x4 tipper trucks, adding them to a 20-strong fleet that already included four other Volvos.
27 March 2019
DAF now offers the option for a 12-speed AS Tronic two-pedal, automated manual transmission for LF Sweeper trucks.
26 March 2019
Renault Trucks has released sales figures for 2018 and the company invoiced 54,868 vehicles last year, which marked a 10% improvement over the previous year.
21 March 2019
The West Lothian waste management firm bought a new Volvo FMX 8x4 rigid on the merits of their last several truck purchases, which have also been Volvos.
19 March 2019
The East Yorkshire bulk grain transporter says the new tractor is dramatically improving their payload and fuel economy.
15 March 2019
The 360-kilowatt engine runs on biogas created from liquid and food wastes and sewage sludge.
14 March 2019
The truck’s Cursor 13 engine is stingy with fuel, and Rogers likes the service they’ve gotten from IVECO and Hendy Truck & Van in Eastleigh.
14 March 2019
The truck’s new D13TC Turbo-compound Euro VI Step D engine works in concert with single-reduction rear axles with faster ratios and other features to lower fuel consumption.
7 March 2019
DAF Trucks is bringing an extensive lineup of LF, CF, and XF models to the Commercial Vehicle Show (CV Show) 2019, which runs from 30 April to 2 May in Marston Green, Birmingham.
4 March 2019
The logistics firm also gave the trucks a new livery to commemorate this tremendous milestone.
28 February 2019
Swedish logistics company HAVI recently partnered with Scania, KTH, EU, McDonald’s, and the city of Stockholm to test overnight deliveries using Scania hybrid trucks running on electricity and hydrotreated vegetable oil.
28 February 2019
Brocks Haulage, a bulk excavation company based in Purfleet, recently added nine IVECO Stralis X-Way tipper trucks to its fleet of 55 vehicles.
21 February 2019
The Bridgwater, Somerset, civil engineering and plant hire firm has taken delivery of a Volvo FMX 8x4 rigid tipper truck and has put it to work immediately.
15 February 2019
Tinie Manders Transport of Geldrop, Netherlands, added the fully electric truck to its fleet of 50 tractors and will pair it with a fully electric refrigerated trailer.
14 February 2019
The firm is working to develop a lighting system that could help driverless vehicles communicate with pedestrians.
13 February 2019
Sanpellegrino recently purchased 50 new Scania R410 trucks powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG) engines.
12 February 2019
Devizes-based Wiltshire Transport Training & Development Ltd recently purchased its first Volvo truck, which the company will fill with 5 tonnes of intermediate bulk containers (IBCs) and use for driver training purposes.
7 February 2019
The Docklands Light Railway operator leased a mix of Partner, Expert, Boxer, Traveller Business, and Built for Business vans.
5 February 2019
The industrial waste management firm added the FH-500 6x2 tractor units to its fleet based on the performance of previous Volvo acquisitions.
5 February 2019
The Welsh transport company has ordered 36 brand-new XF 480s, its first DAF trucks in 10 years.
4 February 2019
Yorkshire-based K A Anderson Metal Recyclers Ltd recently added a new Volvo FL skip loader to its fleet, adding to the two Volvo FM tractor units the company purchased last year.
1 February 2019
Social Vend, a Brentford-based company that makes customised vending machines and kiosks that emphasize social media and customer engagement, recently purchased a new IVECO Daily Hi-Matic van to transport its tall machines.

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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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