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14 January 2021
The commitment is part of a nationwide transformation programme covering the company’s operations and dealer network in the UK and Ireland.
14 January 2021
The truck’s low cab (with a roof height of only 3,119 millimetres) and 4x4 drive system made it particularly attractive for Econ’s uses.
12 January 2021
The firm favours Eurocargos for distribution across London and Daily vans for long-distance deliveries from Manchester to Plymouth.
11 January 2021
The firm is a major supplier of logistics services to Volvo Group, and thus got to deliver its own trucks from the factory to the UK.
5 January 2021
Carl White has been promoted to Used Truck Director for Volvo Trucks UK & Ireland, with effect from 1 January 2021.
30 December 2020
Selwood head of transport Paul Green says DAF’s increasing presence in his firm’s fleet is directly linked to the trucks’ impressive performance as well as dealerpoint Lancashire DAF’s aftersales support.
29 December 2020
The council first purchased Mercedes-Benz trucks less than two years ago, and its fleet manager and drivers were so taken with the Econics that orders for more soon followed.
29 December 2020
The dairy cooperative, which operates in seven European countries, aims to reduce its carbon emissions 30% by 2030 and to be fully carbon neutral by 2050.
28 December 2020
The seventh-largest cargo airport in Europe is outfitting the trucks with reconditioned tanks and will use them to refuel cargo planes.
23 December 2020
The haulage firm ordered 1,000 DAF trucks in 2016 and has decided to return to the brand because of the trucks’ fuel efficiency, reliability, and comfort.
23 December 2020
The new 16-tonner can haul as many as three vehicles with the use of a spectacle lift, making it the ideal recovery truck for multi-vehicle accidents.
22 December 2020
The quadruple-extendable Super Wing Carrier is designed for the express purpose of hauling wing turbine blades that measure 50 metres or longer.
22 December 2020
Renault Trucks-authorised dealer RH Commercials restored the Magnum with help from Doncaster Trimmers; the truck will appear at shows across the UK and Ireland in 2021.
22 December 2020
The Swedish truck maker donated £1,000 for each FH Unlimited Edition truck sold in the UK over the past six months.
21 December 2020
The plant, which produces roughly 70,000 cabs per annum, is now equipped with drying, power, and seam-sealing ovens that run on rapeseed methyl ester biofuel instead of diesel, among other updates.
21 December 2020
The ambient, frozen, and chilled food distribution specialist has been working nearly non-stop during the pandemic, due to increased demand, and needed a fuel-efficient, driver-friendly truck.
18 December 2020
The new trucks are powered by 7.7-litre, 268-horsepower engines and feature Allison six-speed automatic transmissions and rear-steer axles.
18 December 2020
Alcaline is one of the first haulage firms in the UK to utilise IVECO’s newest tractor unit.
17 December 2020
“We are, of course, very proud to have reached this important landmark in the history of not only the LF product, but also of Leyland Trucks,” says Leyland Trucks MD Brennan Gourdie.
17 December 2020
The food and drink haulier says it did careful comparisons of the FH with similar models from “most of the other major manufacturers” and determined that the Volvo was the best choice.
17 December 2020
The truck and bus manufacturer has developed a more comfortable, functional, and high-visibility operator’s station.
16 December 2020
The new door design for the Swedish truck manufacturer’s L-cab trucks improves visibility without sacrificing cab strength.
16 December 2020
Junk It added two new Grafters to its fleet earlier this year and will add a third this month; the firm bought its first Isuzu in 2016 and now won’t buy anything else.
15 December 2020
Volta is working with Petit Forestier subsidiary Lecapitaine to develop the box bodies and refrigeration units; Petit Forestier says its involvement in this process will allow it to deliver a quality service to its customers.
14 December 2020
The purchase was prompted by the firm’s own in-house trials, which showed that trucks running on biomethane reduced CO2 emissions by more than 80%.

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