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3 August 2018
Out of seven trucks, the IVECO trucks ranked first and third, respectively, in a series of independent tests overseen by major European trade publications.
3 August 2018
Suffolk-based Maritime Transport, a multi-modal logistics company, recently placed an order for 200 Scania R450 trucks, its largest single order yet.
1 August 2018
McGovern Plant Hire has added a Volvo FM sweeper, complete with the company’s brand new livery, to its fleet of commercial vehicles and sweepers.
1 August 2018
R Collard, based in Everley in Hampshire, England, recently added a Volvo FH16-750 8x4 Pusher Tag axle Tridem truck to its fleet.
31 July 2018
Statham’s Motor Engineers of Dunstable in Bedfordshire recently introduced a DAF New CF 530 FA 4x2 rigid into its fleet to help provide “greater operational flexibility.”
31 July 2018
Yardley, Birmingham,-based Euro Packaging UT Ltd recently purchased eight Volvo FE rigid trucks to add to its fleet, including four 26-tonne 6x2 models and four 18-tonne 4x2 models.
30 July 2018
IVECO is celebrating the 40th anniversary of its IVECO Daily line, which originally launched in 1978 and is currently in its third generation.
30 July 2018
C & K Marr Ltd., a timber transport company based in Dufftown, Moray, Scotland, recently purchased a new Volvo FH13-540 6x2 truck for use in its operation.
27 July 2018
Renault Trucks recently announced its new Roadpad product, an audio, navigation, and entertainment system that the firm is adding to its T, C, and K Series Renault Trucks.
27 July 2018
Ecovadis recently handed Renault Trucks a Gold rating thanks to the success of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) policies and programs, which now place Renault in the top 5% of rated companies.
27 July 2018
Volvo has begun filling orders for its new Volvo FH and FM LNG-powered trucks for customers in the Netherlands.
24 July 2018
With its sale of 29 Stralis NP compressed natural gas trucks to the online supermarket Ocado, IVECO has fulfilled the largest ever single-fuel gas-powered truck order in UK history.
19 July 2018
A Netherlands-based business in operation since 1920, Den Hartogh Logistics recently took delivery of 50 Volvo FH-460 4x2 trucks, which the company favors for their 460-horsepower engine.
19 July 2018
IVECO has released its first 44-tonne pure LNG (liquefied natural gas)-powered 6x2 tractor unit, the IVECO Stralis NP 460, which is ideally suited to regional and long-haul transport applications.
18 July 2018
IVECO’s booth at the upcoming IAA Commercial Vehicles exhibition will be a “Low Emission Zone” designed to highlight the manufacturer’s current range of electric, CNG, and LNG vehicles.
16 July 2018
Edmonton-based J. O’Doherty Haulage Ltd recently added ten Volvo FMX 420 8x4 tipper trucks to its fleet, bringing it up to 60 total.
16 July 2018
Renault recently announced that its Urban Lab 2 vehicle achieved a 12.8% reduction in fuel consumption and CO2 emissions after eight months of development and seven months of testing.
12 July 2018
The new tractor cab with sleeper will perform heavy haulage operations for the Kirkby-in-Ashfield earthworks firm.
12 July 2018
The Italian truck maker’s gas-powered Daily Natural Power chassis cab will help the international logistics company make deliveries in London’s upcoming Ultra-Low Emission Zone.
12 July 2018
The Volvo FL Electric has been announced in the past week, marking the arrival of the Swedish firm’s first zero-emissions truck aimed at business buyers with real-world operations to tackle...
11 July 2018
Bowman Skip Hire, a Scottish road transport, waste management, and logistics company, purchased a Volvo truck in the past, and recently bought a new Volvo FH especially for its 8x4 Tridem specification.
11 July 2018
Scania recently announced they have a dedicated customer in Taejin Lim, Vice President at Wookwang Development, a South Korean company specialising in construction waste collection, transportation, and treatment.
10 July 2018
Scania received the Greener Supply Chain Award at the inaugural Automotive Logistics Awards ceremony in mid-June, primarily for the manufacturer’s work focusing on reducing CO2 emissions.
29 June 2018
The new facility features five service bays and a tachograph lane, and is designed to provide fast, efficient service.
28 June 2018
Clean Ireland Recycling and Gas Networks Ireland worked together to set up a fast-fill CNG refueling station that will service the recycling company’s trucks.

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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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Suttons Tankers Purchases Its First Volvo FMX Rigid Trucks For Yorkshire Water Duty
The logistics and supply chain specialist made the most of its demonstrator, putting the truck through its paces in the Yorkshire Dales “to see if they could handle the job.” ...
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Mercedes-Benz Sells Fuel-Efficient, Safety-Enhanced Actros Over-The-Road Trucks To Howard Tenens Logistics
The new Actros 2545s came with flat-floored BigSpace cabs and 450-horsepower, 12.8-litre, inline six-cylinder engines. ...
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Kelly Plant Hire Puts UK’s First New Volvo FM Road Sweeper Trucks To Work
The firm says its drivers love the new Volvos, and the rear-suction sweeper bodywork from Bucher Municipal represents a big competitive advantage as it provides a deep clean in a single pass. ...
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Stan Robinson Updates Trailer Fleet With The Addition Of 10 New SDC Curtainsiders
To save on fuel, Stan Robinson selected the BPW Eco-Plus axles and SDC’s fuel-saving aerodynamic roof profile. ...
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DAF New Generation XF Trucks To Haul Safely & Efficiently For Freshlinc
The temperature-controlled food haulier has one of the UK’s largest refrigerated truck fleets and has kicked off a fleet replacement programme with a recent order placed with DAF Trucks. ...
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MAN Announces Advanced Features For New Truck Generation
Highlights include the MAN OptiView mirror replacement system, the MAN CruiseAssist driving assistant, new drive functions, and improved aerodynamics. ...
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FSEW Orders Battery-Electric Heavy Tractor Units From DAF
The CF Electric’s 210-kilowatt electric motor delivers 2,000 newton-metres of torque, and its 350-kilowatt-hour battery has a fully charged range of up to 220 kilometres. ...
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3 New Volvo Trucks Join Willshees Waste & Recycling With 3 More On The Way
The new trucks are the first Volvos Willshees Waste & Recycling has put into service in several years, but owner Dean Willshee says an impressive test drive sealed the deal. ...
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