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19 March 2021
The Swedish truck maker says it has sold more than 1 million trucks with the technology worldwide.
19 March 2021
The truck manufacturer has merged its digital services for fleet management, vehicle monitoring, and telematics reporting into a single online platform for drivers and fleet managers.
18 March 2021
Blue Light Services’ new 7.5-tonne N75.150 is equipped with a Truck Craft curtainside beavertail body and has a 4-t payload, making it well-suited to delivering completed ambulances to customers.
18 March 2021
The firms have established the first Bio-LNG and Bio-CNG filling station in Turin, Italy, in an effort to help decarbonise the transport sector.
17 March 2021
The multi-stream conference will take place on 30 and 31 March and will include product and service information from more than 500 companies as well as seminars on construction, recycling, and other vocational topics.
16 March 2021
Stewarts expects the vehicles to work seven days a week and travel roughly 160,000 kilometres each year, working alongside 30 other Volvos.
12 March 2021
Strategically located in Reading, the facility will offer Mercedes-Benz’s full range of repair and maintenance plans.
12 March 2021
Scania reports that Keltruck Hereford and West Pennine Trucks Telford took second and third, respectively.
12 March 2021
WH Barley has been running Actros trucks for the last three years, and Director Emma Barber says “They’ve been exceptionally reliable, economical, and popular with our drivers.”
11 March 2021
The Bridgend-based firm has chosen DAF as its brand of choice, amassing 78 trucks from the marque in three years, including a mix of LFs and XFs configured as box trucks, tankers, low decks, and much more.
11 March 2021
The haulier already numbers 50 FH I-Save tractor units in its fleet, and says the fuel-sipping trucks have quickly become their most fuel-efficient 44-tonners.
10 March 2021
The new trucks will distribute refrigerated goods to supermarkets and haul loads on curtainside and low-loader trailers like the haulier’s previous six IVECO trucks, all Stralis tractor units.
8 March 2021
The Atego also has a Solomon Commercials insulated body, with two rear doors and a side door, coupled with a FRIGOBLOCK FK Series refrigeration unit that can maintain temperatures of -20 degrees Celsius.
8 March 2021
The 6x2 tractor is powered by a 12.4-litre, 503-horspower, Euro 6 engine and is so far getting 11.2 miles per gallon.
5 March 2021
“We have chosen the Econic because we believe it to be the market’s finest refuse vehicle chassis, one that enjoys an unrivalled reputation for quality and reliability,” says J&B Operations Director Matt Tyrie.
5 March 2021
The 3.5-tonne, twin-rear-wheel rigid features a six-speed automatic transmission, dropside bodywork, and a Fassi F30CY crane in the rear.
4 March 2021
The new trailer’s wheel wells are one of the factors that make it so versatile; they are 400 millimetres deep with 35-degree inclination angles and steel cross ribs that keep the cargo in place.
3 March 2021
Co-founder Diogo Ferreira wanted a special truck to celebrate his firm’s success, and only the very best would do.
3 March 2021
The FH 460 LNG delivers the same performance as its diesel counterpart but produces 20% less carbon dioxide emissions thanks to its unique G13C engine.
2 March 2021
MacWilliam Demolition Limited is increasing its focus on work further afield, prompting the firm to purchase a K520 with a day and night cab to allow the driver to comfortably overnight in his vehicle.
1 March 2021
“The Atego is extremely well-engineered and we know from experience that Mercedes-Benz trucks are highly dependable,” says R&S General Manager Philip Leslie.
1 March 2021
The new Isuzu, which joins a fleet of 12 other tank trucks, features a Road Tanker Northern 7,000-litre tanker body with three compartments.
26 February 2021
IVECO says that when running on biomethane fuel, the S-WAY LNG emits 95% less carbon dioxide, 90% less nitrogen dioxide, and 95% less particulate matter.
26 February 2021
The truck will travel along a 150-kilometre, one-way route between DHL terminals in Gothenburg and Jönköping, expanding Volvo’s zero-emissions testing from local to regional distribution.
25 February 2021
The organisation can now use the organic waste generated by its work in Zürich’s green spaces to create fuel for the trucks that aid in that work.

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East Midlands’ JC Balls & Sons Specifies MirrorCam Feature In Its New Mercedes-Benz Arocs Truck
MirrorCam eliminates a truck’s side mirrors and replaces them with a system of cameras, which feed live video to 15-inch displays mounted in the cab on the two A-pillars. ...
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Maritime Transport Wraps Up Acquisition Of 100 New Mercedes-Benz Actros Trucks
The firm’s recent order represents its first new trucks to bear the three-pointed star since 2017. ...
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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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