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23 July 2021
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.
22 July 2021
“We’re very proud to be running a fabulous Actros Edition 1 as our first tractor unit,” says Brunel Managing Director Brian Venables.
22 July 2021
The companies plan to start full-scale production on customer-specified vehicles by 2022’s end, leveraging composite materials in the body and trim.
21 July 2021
The logistics and supply chain specialist made the most of its demonstrator, putting the truck through its paces in the Yorkshire Dales “to see if they could handle the job.”
21 July 2021
The new Actros 2545s came with flat-floored BigSpace cabs and 450-horsepower, 12.8-litre, inline six-cylinder engines.
19 July 2021
The firm says its drivers love the new Volvos, and the rear-suction sweeper bodywork from Bucher Municipal represents a big competitive advantage as it provides a deep clean in a single pass.
16 July 2021
To save on fuel, Stan Robinson selected the BPW Eco-Plus axles and SDC’s fuel-saving aerodynamic roof profile.
15 July 2021
The temperature-controlled food haulier has one of the UK’s largest refrigerated truck fleets and has kicked off a fleet replacement programme with a recent order placed with DAF Trucks.
13 July 2021
Highlights include the MAN OptiView mirror replacement system, the MAN CruiseAssist driving assistant, new drive functions, and improved aerodynamics.
13 July 2021
The CF Electric’s 210-kilowatt electric motor delivers 2,000 newton-metres of torque, and its 350-kilowatt-hour battery has a fully charged range of up to 220 kilometres.
12 July 2021
The new trucks are the first Volvos Willshees Waste & Recycling has put into service in several years, but owner Dean Willshee says an impressive test drive sealed the deal.
7 July 2021
DAF Trucks is showcasing its New Generation DAF range at the ITT Hub show in Farnborough, and two of the main attractions—shown for first time in the UK—are DAF’s LF Electric and CF Electric.
2 July 2021
Hyundai Hydrogen Mobility’s fleet of XCIENT Fuel Cell trucks has collectively exceeded 1 million kilometres of driving in only 11 months of service in Switzerland.
28 June 2021
The range-topping DISAB body can access tanks of waste material using remote control, obviating the need to put the firm’s personnel at risk.
25 June 2021
The truck maker says it’s “Leading The Charge” on green transport technologies, and provides a family of electric vehicles ranging from 3.1 to 26 tonnes in gross vehicle weight.
25 June 2021
Quarry boss Calum McCrae was impressed with the 8x4 Mercedes-Benz Arocs he acquired three years ago and recently added two more, opting for the Mercedes-Benz trucks over a previously used Swedish marque.
25 June 2021
As the truck will work five days a week and run 60,000 kilometres per year, KPH Plant Hire ordered Volvo’s long-haul fuel package with I-See predictive cruise control to optimise fuel efficiency and reduce engine wear.
25 June 2021
The manufacturer says the Actros L is the “largest and most luxurious model in the Actros series.”
21 June 2021
The Broughton Gifford-based haulier quickly put the new D Wide rigid curtainsider to work hauling pallet network loads.
21 June 2021
DAF and its customers have tested the New Generation over more than 20 million kilometres and found, amongst other benefits, that they provide an improvement of up to 10% in fuel efficiency.
18 June 2021
South-west fuel oil and lubricants supplier, Ford Fuels, is taking delivery of its latest batch of vehicles from DAF Trucks, marking ten years of acquisitions from the market-leading truck manufacturer.
18 June 2021
Manfreight has been running Volvos since 1978, just two years after its founding; the newest additions to the firm’s fleet will run six days a week and log up to 200,000 kilometres per year.
18 June 2021
Patrico is a longtime Mercedes-Benz customer whose distribution fleet comprises three Atego rigids and two Actros tractor units.
17 June 2021
The manufacturer will premiere its new eActros battery-electric truck on 30 June in an online event that is a culmination of a journey that began in 2016.
17 June 2021
The S-WAY NP is bio-LNG-ready and provides a significant reduction in nitrogen dioxide emissions and up to 95% less carbon dioxide emissions than diesel-powered trucks.

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