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Truck Locator Truck and Trailer News Blog Archive

21 April 2016
When it comes to marketing, Volvo has managed to outdo every other major truck manufacturer in recent years...
5 April 2016
A new tipper truck from Scania was unveiled during the CLOCS conference in 2016...
31 March 2016
Safety is a key issue for the transport industry not only in terms of the protection which is offered to drivers of individual vehicles, but also the way that trucks, cars and bikes interact with one another while out on the road...
17 April 2015
Volvo Trucks has announced that it is to strengthen its FH offering by launching a new version with a beefier bumper...
20 January 2015
As 2015 got under way and the holidays faded into memory, DAF announced a package of innovations designed to maximise transport efficiency for operators of their trucks...
26 November 2014
A healthy demand for tippers and tipper trailers looks set to keep body builders busy over the coming months as the orders roll in...
25 June 2014
Volvo Trucks has announced the launch of a dual-clutch version of its renowned I-Shift system...
3 March 2014
The new Volvo FH has won a prestigious design award at BMW Welt in Munich...
20 February 2014
There is nothing quite as impressive in the haulage industry as the leviathans of true heavy haulage, and Mercedes has shaken up that glamorous sector by introducing two new true heavy hitters...
23 January 2014
It's red carpet time in Tinsel Town, with the stars lining up to be honoured or disappointed at the Golden Globes, Oscars, Grammys and Emmys...
29 November 2013
Iveco have at last launched the Euro 6 version of their Eurocargo range.  With no date for availability at the time of going to press, it shouldn’t take too long, as the truck is largely the same as the outgoing model with the exception of two new engines...
21 November 2013
In a move that makes absolute business sense, Renault Trucks and the rental arm, BRS, are to relocate to Volvo Group headquarters in Warwick.  What makes less sense in the light of the move is why Renault Trucks recently invested £5 million in moving sites in Dunstable less than five years ago.  More ironic still is the fact that BRS moved down from Warwick in 2009 to join Renault Trucks in their new headquarters...
20 September 2013
Back in 2007, MAN launched both the TGS & TGX tractor units. They went on to win International Truck of the Year in 2008, so clearly the Munich boys got something right. Both are squarely now in prime used-truck territory, so do they come up to the mark?
9 August 2013
We are all concerned about payload capabilities, fuel economy, reliability and emissions levels but let's face it, the cab of your truck is hugely important...
21 June 2013
DAF's XF105 ATe Edition occupies an often over-looked niche in the UK haulage industry...
18 June 2013
Renault Trucks used the switch to Euro 6 as an opportunity to revamp its entire range, thanks to an investment of over €2 billion by the Volvo Group...
31 May 2013
It is hard to believe the Renault Magnum has been around for 23 years now, but it was indeed launched in 1990...
20 May 2013
A quick glance at the TGL truck in the 12-tonne sector will tell you that it looks pretty much like a 7.5 tonner...
19 May 2013
If a handsome cab is what you want then a first glance at the DAF XF Euro 6 is sure to make you want to have a better look...
18 April 2013
Volvo’s big reveal of their new Volvo FM truck was only partially spoiled by their pre-launch ‘Paparazzi’ campaign, since the tractor unit version had been kept under wraps...
10 April 2013
DAF introduced its new Euro 6 LF and CF models at the Birmingham Truck Show in 2013. The new Euro 6 LF and the new Euro 6 CF featured a new chassis, new drive lines and new interior and exterior designs which emphasised the XF family resemblance...
27 September 2012
According to DAF, maximum transport efficiency was the most important development criterion for the new DAF XF, resulting in low operating costs, low weight and maximum vehicle availability...
21 September 2012
A surprise from the Scania stand in the 2016 Hannover truck show in Germany was the display of a nine litre 5 cylinder engine at Euro 6 using just SCR for emission control...
11 August 2012
To reach Euro 6 standards, MAN has used two proven technologies working together. MAN Trucks has already been using the key technologies necessary for Euro 6 - EGR and SCR for many years...
10 August 2012
The MAN TGL and MAN TGM are a two truck series that have become synonymous with efficiency, economy and great reliability...

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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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