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15 February 2022
Each truck features a steel tipping body and a PALFINGER EPSILON M135L crane with a maximum lift capacity of 1,500 kilograms and up to 8.2 metres of reach.
14 February 2022
The truckmaker says the new trucks will be unveiled in the second half of this year and are being designed in accordance with European Masses & Dimensions regulations.
11 February 2022
“We have bought from Krone for over 15 years, so they were the obvious choice. They are a great piece of kit – extremely reliable and very easy to maintain,” says Online Group Managing Director Steven O’Leary.
8 February 2022
Maritime Transport Fleet Director Paul Heyhoe says the haulier’s fleet now totals 1,150 trucks and will consist of roughly 50% Volvos once all ordered FH trucks are delivered.
1 February 2022
“We originally took on eight back in 2019, and they’ve averaged around 11 mpg, which we are very happy with,” says owner Lee Harrison.
28 January 2022
The truck’s greater payload means the aggregates and concrete supplier can maximise every trip, ultimately saving time and money.
27 January 2022
“The new Volvo FH ticks all the boxes; our drivers work incredibly hard, so looking after them and giving them great trucks is really important for us as a business,” says Arnold Plant Hire Plant Manager Jason Caudwell.
26 January 2022
Twice a week, driver Jerry Olofsson hauls timber products from the Swedish city of Skellefteå to the Norwegian port of Bodø, where he picks up wood chips, tyres, and waste products using Scania’s new 560 S test truck.
25 January 2022
Eight of the trucks are equipped with FAUN Zoeller Variopress bodywork and the other 11 have FAUN Zoeller cylindrical Rotopress bodies.
19 January 2022
The training is being delivered at the DAF Academy based at DAF Trucks’ UK head office in Haddenham, Buckinghamshire.
18 January 2022
“The full-electric Volta Zero is specifically designed for zero-emission urban distribution with exactly The Crown Estate and Clipper Logistics’ use case in mind,” says Volta Trucks CEO Essa Al-Saleh.
14 January 2022
“This was a strong performance by the entire team, which is still struggling with major challenges caused by the pandemic,” says Executive Board Member Göran Nyberg.
13 January 2022
“Experience has proved that the Econic is extremely well-engineered and can be trusted to provide many years of dependable service,” says Glen McGrandle, council head of waste and transport.
12 January 2022
Michelin tyres averaged just 90 grams of tire abrasion per 1,000 kilometres driven, and “performed well in safety tests, wet and dry, even when worn.”
11 January 2022
The debut was the culmination of more than a decade of airless tyre research.
11 January 2022
Most of the firm’s work is construction-related, but it also handles waste management and recycling jobs, water and fuel tank transport, container shipping, and more, and often needs a truck-mounted crane to reach areas with restricted access.
10 January 2022
“We’ve gone for three-star-compliant trucks as forward planning on our part because I believe the DVS scheme will be rolled out across more cities sooner rather than later,” says A.F. Blakemore & Son Logistics Compliance Manager Dave Higgs.
6 January 2022
During test, Fermgruppen drivers drove the truck into forests surrounding Sundsvall each day to pick up 60-tonne log loads and deliver them to SCA Group depots.
6 January 2022
“We put our first LNG trucks on the road 18 months ago, and the reduction in carbon emissions have been clear to see,” says Gregory’s Director of Fleet, Property, and Procurement, Andrew Chapple.
4 January 2022
The new truck replaces a previous FUSO Canter that served the award-winning brewery faithfully since 2013 in making deliveries of its handcrafted, premium-quality ales.
3 January 2022
The newly listed Group is formed from the demerger of the Commercial and Specialty Vehicles, Powertrain, and related Financial Services businesses from CNH Industrial N.V.
23 December 2021
The haulier received the Scania 460 R, with its highly efficient 13-litre biodiesel engine, near the end of 2020 and has driven it about 10,000 kilometres per month since.
23 December 2021
The manufacturer is ending a memorable year in the best possible way, after winning another two prestigious industry accolades.
22 December 2021
“The Actros is a great-looking truck, and equipped to a very high standard both outside and in,” says Maze Logistic Solutions Director Ryan Jiggens.
22 December 2021
“We have a strong history of working with Volvo and, looking ahead, they will have the lion’s share of our fleet,” says Carr’s Flour Distribution Manager Drew Edwards.

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