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19 August 2020
The dealer will ask customers who take the trucks out for evaluation to donate £100 per week to one of two worthy causes.
19 August 2020
The freight specialists will use the newest addition to their 35-vehicle fleet to haul palletised and containerised loads from the Southampton Docks.
13 August 2020
The truck offers the flexibility of pairing with either a beavertail trailer or a demountable dropside body for heightened manoeuvrability.
11 August 2020
The is the bulk haulage firm’s first Volvo Since 2011 is a tipper with lifting rear axle, which raises when the truck is empty to save fuel costs on unladen trips, then lowers automatically when the truck is loaded.
6 August 2020
Although it can be used for long-haul applications, the TGL is in its element in crowded urban environments, thanks to great driver visibility, exceptional manoeuvrability, and a raft of cutting-edge safety features.
6 August 2020
Burgess says Volvo is “on the verge of the single-biggest introduction of new products in the company’s history.”
6 August 2020
The Sheffield-based company’s MD Scott Reynolds took one for a spin at a Northside Truck & Van event and came away impressed.
6 August 2020
The firm has been an Isuzu customer since 2009 and says the marque’s day-to-day reliability is a big reason for this.
4 August 2020
The new facility is set to open this October and will feature a 650-square-metre parts department, a 1,580-m3 drive-through workshop, and 19 service bays.
4 August 2020
The East Lancashire-based haulier has been running SDC Curtainsider semi-trailers since 2003, and Chairman Matthew Kibble says they have served his firm very well.
3 August 2020
The potato supplier from Tadcaster secured an FH 500 6x2 tractor with a D13K Euro 6 engine and Volvo’s Globetrotter cab on a four-year contract hire agreement with Crossroads Truck and Bus.
30 July 2020
As the owner of a small firm in a crowded market, owner Geoff Woodcock decided he needed to make a splash, so he splashed out on a top-shelf Actros tractor unit.
30 July 2020
The Swedish truck manufacturer says the FL is highly suitable for urban deliveries and other tasks, and it has the same legendary focus on safety and efficiency you’ve come to expect from a Volvo.
29 July 2020
Elliott’s Upper Crust Catering Services Ltd brought in the new Grafters over the last year and has paired them with Jiffy Banquet temperature-controlled bodies.
28 July 2020
Nooteboom says the EURO low loaders have such a low loading bed that they provide simple loading even of vehicles with very low ground clearance.
28 July 2020
The new 473-horsepower Renaults will haul palletised loads in curtainside and double-deck trailers for The Pallet Network.
28 July 2020
On Friday the 17th July, Commercial Vehicle Auctions (CVA) held the first ‘Ready To Go’ online truck auction in conjunction with MV Commercial.
28 July 2020
Some of C&D South West’s drivers expressed concern at transitioning from traditional mirrors to the Mercedes-Benz MirrorCam system, but the haulier reports that MirrorCam has won them over.
27 July 2020
MD Fergus McArdle says, “The Moog MBI 110-1,2/S underbridge unit is a sophisticated piece of equipment, and the Volvo FM is the ideal chassis to complement it.”
27 July 2020
This versatile truck is adept at long-haul transport, local and regional distribution, construction work, agriculture and timber, emergency services, refuse collection, street sweeping, and more.
24 July 2020
Transport and Logistics Manager Katie Blowes says that even drivers who initially had reservations about using MirrorCam have been won over and are less fatigued at the end of their shifts.
24 July 2020
The firm recently purchased three 3.5-tonne Grafter tippers and two 7.5-t rigid tippers to work out of their Beaconsfield, St. Albans, Sevenoaks, and Manchester locations.
23 July 2020
The firm says the truck’s five-star Direct Vision Standard rating from Transport for London factored heavily in their purchase decision.
23 July 2020
The trucks include rear-, side-, and top-loading refuse trucks as well as tank trucks and street sweepers that double as snow ploughs in the winter months.
23 July 2020
“If I’d known Unimogs were this good I would have bought one years ago,” says Finney.

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