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18 September 2018
The firm’s newest recovery vehicle is a 500-horsepower 4x2 fitted with Volvo’s Globetrotter cab and Falkom 12000 bodywork.
13 September 2018
Fleet managers can use Scania Zone to set pre-defined zones using positioning data where their trucks will adjust automatically to meet specific speed, noise, and emissions level regulations.
13 September 2018
Lassila & Tikanoja, a recycling and waste management company based out of Finland, is using a custom Scania L-Series refuse truck to recruit new drivers.
7 September 2018
The firm will have a wide range of trucks on display at the event, ranging from a 1967 A1600 to the DAF CF Electric 4x2.
7 September 2018
The truck manufacturer sent HVO-powered trucks to the event and reports successful long-term HVO and GTL trials that saw decreases in NOX emissions by as much as 47 percent.
6 September 2018
Tim Mason, a driver for Visy Logistics out of Southbank, Victoria, Australia, achieves a 100% score from the Scania Driver Support system on a every time he drives.
6 September 2018
Scania recently won a major contract from South England-based Earthline Limited, a large independent earthmoving, recycling, and quarrying company that operates seven landfill sites throughout the region.
6 September 2018
Parent company Ash Group seeks to compare the Volvos to other makes in waste management scenarios after having had success with Volvos in skip truck and tipper operations.
6 September 2018
The Greenford tool hire operation recently purchased a dozen IVECO Daily light commercial panel vans and Daily chassis cabs, citing rugged construction and excellent after-sale service.
30 August 2018
Scania is starting up production of V8 engines again after a prolonged strike at a casting supplier halted progress.
27 August 2018
Surrey-based Inkerman Hire Services recently purchased a new FH16-750 8x4 rigid hooklift truck that will be used to pull a drawbar trailer packed with plant machinery.
27 August 2018
LSS Waste Management Limited, a waste recycling operation based in Leeds, is increasing its fleet to more than 75 vehicles, 95% of which are Scania models, by bringing in 14 new Scania XT trucks.
24 August 2018
Volvo Trucks has supplied two new trucks, a Volvo FH-500 and a Volvo FM-370, to Central Chemical Supplies Ltd., a Northern Ireland-based independent chemical trader.
23 August 2018
The newest Ranger variant is purpose-built for off-road fun and shares a big helping of DNA with its F-150 Raptor big brother.
21 August 2018
The truck maker looks to add Corebon’s revolutionary carbon fibre-reinforced plastic products to its own manufacturing processes.
21 August 2018
The Volvo FL and FMX provide the right mix of lightweight construction and power to get the job done, and Bill Dyson Skip Hire like Volvo’s support team, as well.
21 August 2018
The new technology is an extension of predictive cruise control, utilizing topographical map and GPS data to increase speed slightly prior to shifting in neutral for downhill and flat stretches.
21 August 2018
Volvo Trucks, together with a London-based dealer, recently delivered a series of five Volvo FMX chassis and two Volvo FH chassis tractor units to Readypower Rail Services.
16 August 2018
Westbus, which has operated from its London headquarters for more than 30 years, recently purchased two IVECO Daily Hi-Matic Euro 6 luxury midicoaches.
16 August 2018
The R650 V8 tractor has proven equal to the task of hauling a loaded Faymonville three-axle trailer up and down dangerous mountain logging roads.
16 August 2018
The Staffordshire waste and drainage specialists needed a chassis that could support an RTN Clayton Vallely combi vacuum tanker body, and the FH13 filled the bill.
15 August 2018
Ford has been working closely with Ekso Bionics to offer EksoVest exoskeletons to employees at 15 plants throughout the United States, Europe, South America, and Asia Pacific.
14 August 2018
Aena, an operator of 46 airports and two heliports throughout Spain that served 249.2 million passengers in 2017 alone, just added 14 new Scania P 490 6x6 fire trucks to its fleet.
14 August 2018
The firm outfitted the road-approved, five-axle truck with a Ruthmann Sky work platform, which lets it undertake tasks that would otherwise require specialized equipment and transport permits.
10 August 2018
The Birmingham logistics and storage company needed two new flagship trucks and tried demonstrator models from every manufacturer before choosing two FH13-500s.

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