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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.
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.

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UK’s First Two Volvo FE Electric Tippers To Join Fox Group In 2022
“We are strongly committed to playing our part in the UK’s push to reach net zero and we will be making more of our fleet electric in the future,” says Fox Group Managing Director Paul Fox. ...
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MAN TGX 18.510 Wins Sustainable Truck Of The Year 2022
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