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21 October 2021
Westbourne Motors has seven locations throughout the south of England and a fleet of more than 250 commercial vehicles.
19 October 2021
Based on Mercedes-Benz’s bp In-Truck Pay app, the system makes purchasing fuel faster and safer for drivers while making payment management more efficient for fleet managers.
19 October 2021
“The Unimog is a fantastic all-rounder, and makes us a lot more efficient,” says Brian Greig. “It will do pretty well everything a tractor can, and so much more as well. I have plenty of jobs lined up for it.”
18 October 2021
"The addition of a six-wheel LNG tractor unit to our gas vehicle range is an exciting step forward as it opens up new opportunities for biogas-fuelled long distance haulage," says Scania (Great Britain) Limited’s UK Sales Director, Vincente Connolly.
18 October 2021
Renault says the zero-emission van will provide a 500-kilometre range and 12 cubic metres of cargo volume.
15 October 2021
The haulier has two more FHs ordered for early next year and says that soon more than 90% of its fleet will be Volvo trucks.
15 October 2021
Commercial vehicle manufacturer IVECO has renamed itself IVECO Group to reflect its status as a holding company for its eight brands.
13 October 2021
A spike in home delivery and general demand for its product during the lockdowns led the firm to acquire its first 7.5-tonner, a curtainside rigid rated for 110 kilowatts and 370 newton-metres of torque.
12 October 2021
“A key factor for us is considering what the drivers want, and our drivers love Volvo,” says Walkers Transport Operations Director Chris Burley.
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.

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