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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.
1 February 2019
Scania recently released a new P-series model that comes preconfigured with Hyva NG2012XL skip loader bodywork.
31 January 2019
MacPlant Construction Ltd of Bude says Volvo responded quickly and was able to deliver the truck they needed with just the right range of options on a tight deadline.
28 January 2019
A Sweden-based transportation company recently upgraded from Scania R 580 trucks to new R 520 models and lowered their annual fuel costs by roughly 10,000 euros per truck.
23 January 2019
At this year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, PACCAR put several alternative energy vehicles on display.
22 January 2019
This acquisition will join seven other Volvo FE sweeper trucks, a Volvo FH16-750 tractor unit, and a number of others besides.
21 January 2019
Scania customers Mulgrew Haulage see 13 drivers improve their fuel economy by an average of 11%.
11 January 2019
SK Distribution, a pallet delivery company and Palletways network member based in Buxton, Derbyshire, recently added a new Volvo FH-500 6x2 tractor unit to its fleet.
10 January 2019
In early 2019, HOYER Petrolog will add 26 new Scania P450 models to its fleet of more than 500 trucks, 10% of which are Scania vehicles.
4 January 2019
Spiers & Hartwell, based in Blackminster, Worcestershire, recently placed an order for one Scania S730 and 11 Scania S500 6x2 trucks, which will soon join the company’s fleet of 50 Scania vehicles.
28 December 2018
Renault Trucks recently unveiled multiple new updates to its lineup of D and D Wide distribution trucks for 2019.
28 December 2018
Adams Transport of Armoy, Co. Antrim, took delivery of the special-edition FH, which comes equipped with a 520-horsepower D13K engine and special airbrushing that commemorates 25 years of FH trucks.
28 December 2018
The Swedish laundry service provider has become fully carbon neutral with help from alternative-fuel Scania R 450s.
28 December 2018
The new models have engines that meet upcoming emissions standards, as well as updated Optivision speed regulation, refreshed interior design, and some great-looking exterior touches.
27 December 2018
The new CF Electric is the truck manufacturer’s first fully electric truck, and features a 210-kilowatt electric motor that produces 2,000 newton metres of torque.
19 December 2018
A new consortium backed by Scania, IVECO, and others is set to deliver 2,000 more liquefied natural gas trucks, 39 LNG fuelling stations, and a BioLNG production plant in the Netherlands.
19 December 2018
Totnes, Devon,-based Brooking Hire recently added a new FH16 to its fleet of 14 Volvo trucks, all of which are outfitted with vacuum sweeper bodies.
18 December 2018
Scania recently inaugurated its new £5.3 million Scania Bridgewater service centre, which has 11 work bays, 93 parking spaces, and a recycling centre, and is scheduled to open this week.

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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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