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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.
28 January 2021
The manufacturer’s newest vehicle draws on innovations from its previous all-electric offering, the CF, as well as from years of developing the standard LF range.
27 January 2021
Volvo consulted with both emergency service providers and bodybuilders when designing the new cab to ensure it had all of the features necessary to properly serve the industry.
27 January 2021
Folsana Pressed Sections’ Volvo FM12 recently passed the 16-year mark, and after covering nearly one million kilometres, the firm has invested in a new Volvo FH 6x2 Globetrotter XL pusher axle tractor unit.
26 January 2021
The unique trailer essentially doubles as an extendable flatbed and a curtainsider, depending on the application, using a sliding double-rail system with a cover and a tarpaulin.
25 January 2021
Each vehicle is a 26-tonne, 6x4 tanker with a ClassicSpace M-cab and a 10.7-litre, 322-horsepower engine and a 12-speed Mercedes PowerShift 3 automated manual gearbox.
25 January 2021
The move helps PACCAR take a major step toward deploying Kenworth T680 and Peterbilt 579 trucks that use the Aurora Driver platform in North America in coming years.
22 January 2021
The firm also boasts more than 850 trailers and over 185,000 square metres of warehousing to support its logistics, pallet distribution, bulk haulage, and delivery fleets.
22 January 2021
The firm says the majority of its 100-trailer fleet are SDC products that have served its operations well.
21 January 2021
The company has stated its goal of reducing its own operational CO2 emissions by 50% while reducing CO2 produced by its vehicles by 20%, all by 2025.
21 January 2021
The haulier chose the Renaults based on the manufacturer’s “impressive” reputation in the industry, as well as a competitive deal and cabs that make the firm’s drivers feel right at home on the road.
21 January 2021
The County Durham-based firm says demand for its groundwork services has never been higher and anticipates this growth will continue into the near future.
21 January 2021
Site clearance, hazardous waste removal, and recycling specialist Jeremy Bishop Haulage favours the X-WAY for its quiet operation, tight turning circle, and payload capacity.
19 January 2021
The truck manufacturer says this solution is ideal for 6x4 and 8x4 truck configurations that even occasionally haul less than full loads, and explains that it can provide fuel savings of up to 3%.
19 January 2021
Truck and Bus Wales and West helped the firm spec an FH Lite that was up to 490 kilograms lighter than a standard FH 6x2.
18 January 2021
The firm added its first Isuzu truck in 2018, and the reliability of the trucks for recovery duties has led it to add a new one each year.
14 January 2021
The commitment is part of a nationwide transformation programme covering the company’s operations and dealer network in the UK and Ireland.
14 January 2021
The truck’s low cab (with a roof height of only 3,119 millimetres) and 4x4 drive system made it particularly attractive for Econ’s uses.
12 January 2021
The firm favours Eurocargos for distribution across London and Daily vans for long-distance deliveries from Manchester to Plymouth.
11 January 2021
The firm is a major supplier of logistics services to Volvo Group, and thus got to deliver its own trucks from the factory to the UK.
5 January 2021
Carl White has been promoted to Used Truck Director for Volvo Trucks UK & Ireland, with effect from 1 January 2021.
30 December 2020
Selwood head of transport Paul Green says DAF’s increasing presence in his firm’s fleet is directly linked to the trucks’ impressive performance as well as dealerpoint Lancashire DAF’s aftersales support.
29 December 2020
The council first purchased Mercedes-Benz trucks less than two years ago, and its fleet manager and drivers were so taken with the Econics that orders for more soon followed.
29 December 2020
The dairy cooperative, which operates in seven European countries, aims to reduce its carbon emissions 30% by 2030 and to be fully carbon neutral by 2050.

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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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