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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.
24 February 2021
The firm opted for the 500-horsepower engine in the new trucks and reports that “the drivers absolutely love them.”
23 February 2021
Ecotrans uses Scania P 410 concrete mixers which can easily manoeuvre through Monaco’s dense traffic and Scania XTs with reinforced chassis to manage a gross weight of 44 tonnes, which aids their environmental goals.
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.

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A&F Haulage Is Sold On Reliability Of The Volvo FM
The asphalt and aggregate specialist’s fleet of 104 trucks reports that Volvos make up more than half its fleet. ...
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Volta Trucks Starts Production Of Prototype Full-Electric 16-Tonne Volta Zero Delivery Trucks In Coventry Facility
The custom facility will build 25 of the 16-tonne, zero-emissions vehicles to begin a thorough testing programme in January. ...
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Mercedes-Benz Unimog U530s Take On Overhead Line Duty For UK Power Networks
The Unimogs are equipped with electrically insulated Versalift hydraulic lift arms and two-person buckets instead of UK Power Networks’ previous one-person equipment. ...
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UK’s First Two Volvo FE Electric Tippers To Join Fox Group In 2022
“We are strongly committed to playing our part in the UK’s push to reach net zero and we will be making more of our fleet electric in the future,” says Fox Group Managing Director Paul Fox. ...
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MAN TGX 18.510 Wins Sustainable Truck Of The Year 2022
In its announcement of the award, the Sustainable Truck of the Year jury highlighted the TGX’s advanced aerodynamics and efficient powertrain. ...
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