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4 December 2020
These trucks were originally available with a total of 200 or 300 kWh, but now customers can up that to 400 kWh, giving the D Z.E. (for example) a maximum operating range of 400 kilometres.
4 December 2020
The firm was one of the first in the UK to acquire Arocs tipper-grabs with MirrorCam in January, and they have been a big hit.
3 December 2020
Most of the new trucks have 26-tonne 6x2 chassis with rear-steer axles for better manoeuvrability and are fitted with FAUN Zoeller Variopress compaction bodies and bin lifts.
3 December 2020
Beginning 1 January, 2021, documentation requirements may change for UK drivers hauling commercial loads into EU and EEA countries.
2 December 2020
The company’s newest addition features a 15,000-litre stainless-steel tank, a Wiedemann KW4500 liquid ring vacuum pump, and a water recycling system paired with a URACA P4 pump.
2 December 2020
The eight 3.5-tonne vans will initially deliver medical equipment to satellite sites for restocking other ambulances, and at some point will support SJA volunteer doctors and nurses in providing medical services across England.
1 December 2020
As the name suggests, this package enhances nearly every aspect of the truck, from driver comfort to fuel efficiency, safety, and support.
30 November 2020
The trucks are the first among the firm’s 16 Isuzus in the 13.5-t weight class, and the recent fleet replacement order is also the fourth consecutive for Vp Groundforce since 2014.
30 November 2020
The truck maker reports that new component types require exhaustive new series of simulations and new tests to ensure the safety of the truck, its driver, and everyone else on the road.
30 November 2020
The 4x2 rigid runs on four 200-kilowatt-hour batteries that give it a 193-kilometre operating range while hauling up to 12 pallets with a maximum weight of 6 tonnes.
25 November 2020
The firm says it considered two other truck brands for the purchase, but neither could match the total package that Volvo had on offer.
20 November 2020
Six years after buying 8.55- and 7.5-tonne FUSO Canters, the contractor has invested in new replacements for each.
19 November 2020
“Old-school” operator Gordon Taylor appreciates the comfort and luxury of the Actros Edition 1, and is a fan of the MirrorCam system as well.
19 November 2020
The new trucks allow Velocity to access and repair potholes on rural roads that are often too tight for the firm’s larger vehicles.
18 November 2020
Designed using input from Montracon customers, the MT70 joins the firm’s MT39, MT45, MT45 A3, and MT45 L3 low loaders in the MT family.
13 November 2020
Hazrem Environmental had no experience with DAF trucks prior to the purchase, but the marque came highly recommended among local hauliers and have been well accepted by Hazrem drivers.
13 November 2020
The truck maker says many of the updates are a direct result of customer feedback and show how hard Mercedes-Benz works to ensure its trucks are the perfect partner for its customers.
13 November 2020
Last year Returpack helped save 180,000 tonnes in carbon dioxide emissions by contracting container transport to hauler Långås Åkeri, which operates a Scania R 410 truck that runs on renewable liquified biogas.
13 November 2020
All of the firm’s new trucks feature the Mercedes-Benz MirrorCam system, which replaces traditional side mirrors with roof-mounted cameras and A-pillar-mounted displays in the cab.
12 November 2020
The mobile test lab can provide results to more than 500 tests per day, returning results in just 39 minutes in some cases.
12 November 2020
The trucks’ arboriculture-specific bodies feature large toolboxes for storing important equipment and a tipping body designed to haul wood chips, which are recycled as biomass fuel.
11 November 2020
The Peterborough firm is using the 18-tonne 4x2 rigid with beavertail body to haul demonstration units from its fleet of road sweepers, snow ploughs, and other machinery.
11 November 2020
The truck scored 88 out of a possible 100 points, or 4.3 points more than the runner-up.
11 November 2020
Hayfields Dairy of Audlem has found its new U430 to be a versatile, powerful replacement for a lesser truck and a tractor.
10 November 2020
The new trailer features a hydraulic gooseneck ramp, an extendable loading floor, and tracking steered axles, making it a good fit for transporting construction equipment weighing up to 36 tonnes.

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