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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.
28 June 2018
The new trucks earn the magazines’ Slovenian Truck Of The Year 2018 award thanks to fuel efficiency and driver comfort features.
28 June 2018
To celebrate the 25th anniversary of its FH series of trucks, Volvo has introduced the new FH 25 Year Special Edition truck.
26 June 2018
The haulage company purchased the trucks from Dennison Commericals of Northern Ireland for use in a variety of jobs.
25 June 2018
MLG Transport, founded in 1991 and based in Elgin, recently bought its first Volvo truck from Volvo Truck and Bus Centre North & Scotland in Inverness.
25 June 2018
Swedish truck manufacturer Scania recently announced its R450 Highline model was named the Most Efficient Truck for 2018 by Spanish news organisation Encamión.
26 February 2018
Autonomous interconnected trucks are beginning to become more common on roads across Europe and in other parts of the world as platooning trials operated by a number of HGV manufacturers increase in number...
12 February 2018
The launch of the right-hand-drive edition of the latest Range T trucks last year was bolstered by plenty of demand from customers in the UK...
9 January 2018
After announcing its latest low entry cab, Scania has been courting the media once more to broadcast the introduction of a brand new Scania P-Series cab designed to accommodate work crews in safety and comfort...
8 January 2018
A zero-emissions HGV from Renault Trucks has made its debut this month, offering a refrigerated cargo area and excellent urban driving capabilities that will be put to the test during real-world trials over the course of 2018...
12 September 2017
A variety of changes and improvements have been made to the new LF family of HGVs from market leader DAF. One of the biggest alterations comes in the form of the latest 3.8 litre diesel engine from PACCAR, and is available with between 156hp and 172hp...
17 July 2017
A new report commissioned by Volvo Trucks has delved into a variety of concerns surrounding road safety and the role which HGVs play in shaping broader opinions on this topic amongst UK motorists, according to Transport Engineer...
19 June 2017
After the introduction of its next-generation trucks, it may have seemed that Swedish firm Scania was finished with significant launches for the time being...
4 April 2017
Volvo Trucks has introduced an updated version of its infotainment unit for its flagship HGVs, promising that the new system will integrate a multitude of features which were previously distinct from one another to give drivers a more cohesive and convenient user experience, according to UK Haulier...
2 March 2017
Last year a concept truck introduced by Volvo was claimed to be able to cut fuel consumption by almost a third compared with diesel models thanks to its hybrid power train...
29 December 2016
While many truck safety features are designed to take effect when an HGV is moving at speed on the motorway, there are also hazards present when large vehicles are entirely stationary...
4 August 2016
A pair of new C430 tipper trucks from Renault have been procured by British concrete specialist FP McCann, with these vehicles chosen on the back of its earlier positive experiences with vehicles from this manufacturer, according to Agg-Net...
7 July 2016
A pair of new DAF XF510 tractor units have been added to the fleet operated by the growing haulage company KER Transport this month, with the firm seeking to enhance its selection of vehicles with Euro 6 compliant units...

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MAN Truck & Bus At Work On The ANITA Project’s Self-Driving Vehicles For Hub-To-Hub Logistics Routes
After the development and implementation phase, the software and an autonomous MAN truck—with a safety driver on board—will begin testing in real-world operations in Ulm. ...
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Scania Partnering To Test Feasibility Of Long-Haul Electrified Trucks Powered By Overhead Wires
The electric road system is seen as one of the most technically viable and economically attractive options for the electrification of heavy-duty trucks because it uses known and available technologies in new ways. ...
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Waste Management Specialist Receives Two High-Spec Mercedes-Benz Trucks
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
Trade Van Driver’s annual awards are judged by the magazine’s expert panel of journalists and readers who use light commercial vehicles. ...
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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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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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