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12 October 2021
The performance of 11 Econics ordered in January 2020 has prompted a subsequent order of 14 more; Dacorum Transport Manager Simon Smith says the trucks from the initial order “have not missed a beat.”
11 October 2021
Headquartered in Copenhagen, DFDS is Northern Europe’s largest shipping and logistics company, with 10,000 employees worldwide and annual revenues of more than DKK 19 billion.
8 October 2021
Imperial estimates the new trucks will reduce its annual carbon emissions by over 3,000 tonnes.
8 October 2021
The haulier has already put 40 of the new trailers to work, matching each one with a new Renault truck fully equipped with the latest tech.
8 October 2021
Designed for maximum flexibility, the new trailer will be able to carry two 6.1-metre containers, and its rear sliding bogie can even be split out as a separate trailer if needed.
7 October 2021
The new 6x4 Mercedes-Benz trucks are both powered by 15.6-litre, 425-kilowatt, straight-six engines and are outfitted with the range-topping GigaSpace cab.
6 October 2021
The muck-shifting specialist headquartered in Thame, Oxfordshire, maintains a fleet of more than 100 trucks; this latest order is a return to Volvo due to technical issues with another brand.
6 October 2021
The 770-horsepower rigid powers the longest and heaviest truck-and-trailer combination currently making regular deliveries in a European nation.
6 October 2021
The national waste management specialist says the trucks will allow it to minimise the impact of its operations on the environment whilst maintaining optimum efficiency.
5 October 2021
The updates equip the trailer to haul a broad range of wheel loaders of all sizes, as well as mobile cranes.
5 October 2021
The truckmaker had a pair X-WAYs on display at the show in Yorkshire, one configured with tipper bodywork and the other set up with tipper grab kit.
4 October 2021
The DAF CF has a PACCAR MX-13 engine and is fitted with Hiab crane and a specialist body designed by Forshaw Engineering; NWTT says the eight-wheeler can match its 6x2 rigids in manoeuvrability.
4 October 2021
The LF Electric provides 260 kilowatts of nominal power (370 kW peak) and has a range of up to 280 zero-emission kilometres with a payload of 9100 kilograms.
30 September 2021
Paul Chapman & Sons needed a new flagship truck for hauling heavy equipment all over the country, and Volvo’s 750-horsepower FH16 fills the bill.
29 September 2021
“These FMXes represent the first of an all-new generation of vehicles, and so far, we’ve been massively impressed,” says Collins Earthworks Garage Manager Andy Jinks.
27 September 2021
“These are the best trucks we have ever had; Volvo has raised the bar dramatically and we couldn’t be happier with our choice,” says J&P Managing Director Paul Molyneux.
27 September 2021
“This special unit pays fitting tribute to the closeness and quality of our relationships with the manufacturer and its local representative, as well as to our own history and track record in the industry,” says Elddis Transport MD Nigel Cook.
24 September 2021
A recent delivery of six 6x2 tractor units marks the third round of new S-WAYs from dealerpoint NI Trucks to join ND Grain’s fleet of trucks that collect milk from farms across six counties of Northern Ireland.
22 September 2021
The truckmaker had three tridem-axle municipal trucks on display at Letsrecycle Live in Birmingham last week on 14 and 15 September.
22 September 2021
The first-generation Actros debuted at the IAA transport show in Hanover, Germany, on 21 September, 1996.
22 September 2021
The haulier especially appreciates the truck’s low kerb weight, which allows them to “maximise payload and drive down costs.”
21 September 2021
KG Smith & Son’s latest FUSO Canter is the fifth in the Northampton-based fuel supplier’s fleet.
17 September 2021
The Stranraer-based haulier says the Ekeri trailer comes into its own on multidrops, carrying mixed loads such as cheese and sundry items, for various supermarkets in Scotland and England.
15 September 2021
The parties announced the accord during the inauguration of their joint-venture manufacturing facility in Ulm, Germany.
15 September 2021
The firm’s new Arocs sweeper is an 1840 with a ClassicSpace sleeper cab, provided by Bell Truck and Van, and sweeper bodywork provided by Stock Sweepers.

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