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16 October 2018
Scania Australia is providing a G500 truck to help deliver boats, traps, and other equipment that will aid the Australia Zoo Wildlife Warriors and University of Queensland in their crocodile research and conservation efforts.
12 October 2018
The city of Hasselt’s new P340 4x2 hooklift truck will further the city’s mission of lowering carbon and particle emissions, and is equipped to run on biogas in the future.
12 October 2018
Volvo Trucks will display several of its alternative fuel-operating vehicles at the Freight in the City Expo set for 6 November at London’s Alexandra Palace.
12 October 2018
CEVA Logistics, with multiple locations around the UK, recently purchased a fleet of 85 Volvo FM tractor units.
5 October 2018
Barrow-in-Furness-based Wicks Group recently added to its fleet a horsebox with a Volvo FH-460 6x2 chassis as its base.
2 October 2018
DAF Trucks UK recently opened a new £20 million, 4,645-square-metre headquarters in Haddenham, Buckinghamshire.
2 October 2018
Volvo recently manufactured its millionth FH truck, which the company presented to Gesuko, a specialist in refrigerated transport, at IAA Commercial Vehicles 2018 in Hannover, Germany.
28 September 2018
The companies are working to perfect systems that warn drivers of nearby accidents as well as the presence of incoming emergency vehicles, among other things.
27 September 2018
After soliciting advice from industry contacts, the steel fabrication firm decided a Volvo would be the best fit for their needs.
27 September 2018
The Flintshire haulage firm’s current 35-truck fleet is nearly entirely made up of Volvos; the new FE will be handle general deliveries as well as carrying out Palletline operations.
27 September 2018
The company’s theme at the show is “Proud of our heritage, leading today, ready for the future.”
27 September 2018
The new trucks and vans offer a wealth of cab configurations, transmission options, and gross vehicle weights ranging from 3.5 to 7 tonnes.
27 September 2018
MAN Truck & Bus will focus on new vehicles and digital solutions at IAA Commercial Vehicles 2018, running from 20-27 September in Hannover, Germany.
25 September 2018
Hiab recently put the finishing touches on the MULTILIFT Ultima, an advanced hooklift that offers a number of features that make it easier and safer to use.
25 September 2018
The company is showing off a huge selection of trucks and buses that run on CNG, LNG, and electric.
25 September 2018
Interested parties will find a wide range of vehicles including plug-in hybrids, HVO-powered trucks, diesel long-haul trucks, and much more on Stand C 22 in Hall 12.
25 September 2018
The Derbyshire builder’s merchants tapped the FM for its combination of maximum manoeuvrability and plenty of power for hauling construction materials into jobsites.
25 September 2018
The Swedish firm is developing an entire logistics ecosystem of autonomous, electric vehicles and a cloud-based control system to synchronise and monitor their operation.
21 September 2018
The Swedish truck maker is also discussing the framework of its plans for autonomous trucks and the management of same.
21 September 2018
French transport company Citram Aquitaine is using leftover waste from the wine-making process called grape marc to make ED95 fuel that powers a Scania Interlink LD Euro 6 bus.
21 September 2018
The earth and aggregate haulage firm has a fleet of more than 30 Volvo rigid tipper trucks; JPE Transport Director Stephanie Price says they have been “reliable and well suited to our job.”
21 September 2018
IVECO’s versatile, dependable commercial van has been getting the job done all over Europe for four decades, and winning accolades all along the way.
19 September 2018
These 750-horsepower beasts are equipped with Globetrotter cabs for driver comfort, and one has an Epsilon timber crane mounted behind the cab.
19 September 2018
Volvo recently launched a tyre management service for customers in Sweden, started a pilot program for truck monitoring in Europe, and plans to implement machine learning to make its analytics programs more accurate.
19 September 2018
The Södertörn Fire Protection Association in Södertälje, Sweden, used Scania CrewCab fire trucks to help in the fight against a series of forest fires across Sweden this past summer.

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Scania Partnering To Test Feasibility Of Long-Haul Electrified Trucks Powered By Overhead Wires
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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
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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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