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25 May 2021
The truck is expected to be tested on public roads by the end of the year, with customer trials scheduled to begin in 2023 and first series deliveries in 2027.
25 May 2021
Over a two-month trial, the Actros demonstrator also delivered superior fuel economy while showcasing major savings on AdBlue vs. trucks from other marques.
21 May 2021
“They are tried and tested trucks, incredibly reliable, and we know they can do the job we require,” says co-owner Ken Martin, “which is why we keep renewing with them.”
20 May 2021
Tesco has operated more than 5,000 IVECO Daily chassis cabs in its delivery fleet since 2010, and the supermarket giant recently acquired 645 more.
20 May 2021
Over 400 entrants flooded in for DAF Trucks’ May Bank Holiday Virtual Truck Show.
14 May 2021
The new fixed charging stations offer power levels from 20 up to 360 kilowatts, while the mobile chargers have levels from 24 to 40 kW.
14 May 2021
The firm has just upgraded its municipal hire fleet with six Isuzu trucks, including 3.5-, 7.5-, and 13.5-tonne GVM models.
13 May 2021
The virtual event will bring together stakeholders in sustainable, net-zero transitions in transportation and will cover policy and regulation, innovation, technology, and investment.
13 May 2021
The Devon-based firm previously added some of the latest Actros tractor units to its fleet and favoured their efficiency and safety features.
12 May 2021
Volvo says the FH with I-Save consumes up to 10% less fuel, which will save the West Yorkshire firm a pretty penny in its long-haul operations.
11 May 2021
The firm tried trucks from another manufacturer but returned to Mercedes-Benz trucks for their dependability, safety, and lower operating costs.
11 May 2021
The new mobile library trucks feature interior shelving that can haul roughly 800 to 900 kilograms of books.
6 May 2021
After not having run Volvos for more than a decade, the FH’s fuel economy and high uptime won the logistics firm over.
5 May 2021
The Buckinghamshire firm has received 10 150-horsepower N75.150s to date, and will receive another 20 before summer’s end.
4 May 2021
Cellcentric’s goal is to start with customer tests of fuel-cell trucks in about three years and to be in series production of the trucks during the second half of this decade.
4 May 2021
The extremely rugged 40-tonne off-highway truck is the successor to the company’s TRAKKER model with high reliability and payload capacity, as well as safety, digital connectivity, and driver comfort features.
3 May 2021
Warburtons, the UK’s largest bakery brand, recently added a Renault D Z.E., a 16-tonne (17.64-U.S.-ton) electric truck, to its fleet.
30 April 2021
The Melksham haulier specified the FH for long-haul work and will send it across Europe, often for two weeks at a time.
30 April 2021
The new 26-tonne rigids deliver the bulk of the bricks, blocks, cement, timber, and other materials Merkko supplies to sites within a 50-mile radius of its Oxfordshire and Berkshire depots.
30 April 2021
Emma Stevens (the Daughter in “Father & Daughter”) favours driving Scanias over trucks from other marques, and says the aftersales support received from Scania’s Shepton Mallet depot is another big factor in the purchase.
28 April 2021
Three of the new trucks are equipped with Farid Hillend Engineering Powerlink bodies and Terberg Matec bin lifts, while a fourth has been fitted with a split TwinTrak body to gather mixed recyclables.
28 April 2021
The trucks were chosen for their manoeuvrability, light weight, and substantial payload, all of which Maydencroft says make them ideal for the tree surgery division.
27 April 2021
The manufacturer says better aerodynamics, more fuel-efficient tyres, and the addition of Euro 6 Step E engines and Optivision predictive cruise control add up to fuel savings of up to 3%.
27 April 2021
The new 6x2 460-horsepower (343-kilowatt) tractor unit is a Volvo FH Lite with a pusher axle that can be lifted to save fuel.
26 April 2021
The Suffolk-based haulier purchased 11 of the fifth-generation trucks last year, as well; all 31 are spec’d with Mercedes-Benz’s twin-screen Multimedia Cockpit and the upgraded 12-inch central display.

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Maritime Transport Wraps Up Acquisition Of 100 New Mercedes-Benz Actros Trucks
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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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Isuzu 3.5-Tonne Grafter Wins 9th Consecutive Best Builders’ Truck Award
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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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