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23 February 2021
The Scania competed against the MAN TGX 18.510 BLS and Mercedes-Benz Actros 1853 LS in the 1000 Point Test, and against the same trucks plus the DAF XF 530 in the ETC test.
22 February 2021
The entry is 200 millimetres lower than that of a base Range D model, and that can be reduced by a further 70 mm with an optional feature that lowers the front of the vehicle.
19 February 2021
The eCanters around the globe combined have already covered more than 3 million kilometres, for an impressive reduction in emissions.
18 February 2021
The trucks will enter the 8,000-vehicle fleet of Girteka Logistics, a full truck load (FTL) transportation specialist based in Lithuania, over the course of this year.
18 February 2021
The U.S.-based firm says its battery can handle more than 4,000 recharges in a 10-year period “without significant degradation.”
17 February 2021
The firm cites the trucks’ toughness and fuel efficiency as important considerations in making a purchase decision, and says the Scanias’ comfortable cabs help its drivers avoid fatigue.
17 February 2021
The 6x2 tractor units will work at Armstrong’s three logistics centres in Doncaster, Hinkley, and Lutterworth, and they’ll top off their 155-kilogram LNG tanks at a Gasrec refuelling station at the Daventry International Rail Freight Terminal.
17 February 2021
For additional fuel savings, the new tractor unit’s temperature control system can use hybrid power rather than relying solely on diesel.
16 February 2021
The new trailer will be tasked with delivering cherry pickers, lifts, telehandlers, and more to Vertikal UK customers.
16 February 2021
The service lets drivers install updates on demand without having to go to a workshop as long as they have access to mobile Internet and is available across the newest MAN Truck Generation.
15 February 2021
H&C Haulage has operated Mercedes-Benz trucks for the entirety of its 20 years in business; the firm calls the new truck the “Muck Monkey Truck.”
15 February 2021
The Isuzu N75.150E is fitted with a specialist mobile dental clinic body built by Torton Bodies and has a waiting room, decontamination room, and a fully equipped dental surgery.
12 February 2021
The new vans will be available with your choice of four new radios and infotainment systems, as well as a new ceiling-mounted three-button module that provides access to services and emergency assistance.
11 February 2021
Isuzu Truck UK sold 17.3% more 3.5-tonne vehicles in 2020 than in 2019 and it’s looking to keep that momentum going by expanding its popular Grafter range in 2021.
11 February 2021
The haulier spent a year comparing the fuel economy of various brands of trucks in its mixed fleet to find that its Volvo FH trucks with I-Save used as much as 10% less fuel than similar trucks from other manufacturers.
11 February 2021
Keedwell Scotland Director John McLellan loves the way the vehicle looks and also favours “its high load capacity in combination with the tail lift.”
10 February 2021
The Dutch truck manufacturer sold 37,580 heavy-duty trucks in Europe last year, increasing its market share in the segment to 16.3%.
9 February 2021
This agreement will allow Volta to begin producing trial vehicles this year and then move into full production roughly 12 months later.
8 February 2021
The newest addition features a 12.9-litre CURSOR 13 engine that produces 570 horsepower and 2,500 newton-metres of torque, as well as a 16-speed HI-TRONIX automatic transmission with IVECO HI-CRUISE GPS adaptive cruise control.
4 February 2021
The new truck joins a fleet of seven Mercedes-Benz vans and is replacing an older, 12-tonne Atego that the firm drove for 300,000 kilometres.
3 February 2021
A.J. Ostridge Transport, a haulage contractor based in Maldon, bolstered its 20-vehicle fleet with the purchase and already has a 6x2 Volvo FM rigid making deliveries from Carr’s Flour Mills.
3 February 2021
The manufacturer says that despite further pandemic restrictions, all of its 79 sites are still open, it is keeping up with parts availability, and it continues to offers regular servicing as well as 24-hour roadside assistance.
1 February 2021
The 7.5-tonner is Dougie Borland’s first new truck, purchased for its reliability and longevity.
1 February 2021
Once all three projected test sites are up and running, the tests will include 22 trucks in total; Scania will manage maintenance and data collection for all test vehicles.
29 January 2021
While France is still No.1 in terms of purchasing Renault vehicles, the UK and Ireland market is now in second place in the European market.

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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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