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27 October 2020
Supplied by Orwell Truck & Van, the new Econic 6x2 trucks are equipped with 7.7-litre, 295-horsepower engines and Allison six-speed transmissions.
26 October 2020
The Ballynure-based firm purchased 20 curtainsiders in its latest order, bringing its total complement of Schmitz Cargobull trailers to 40.
26 October 2020
The new Actros, one of just 400 Edition 1 trucks, is powered by a 617-horsepower engine and benefits from Benz’s Active Brake Assist 5 and Predictive Powertrain Control technologies, as well as the MirrorCam system.
26 October 2020
The truck manufacturer says its new web channel will offer product information, live-streamed digital events, information on the company’s various activities, and much more.
23 October 2020
The 500-horsepower 6x2 tractor is the tenth Volvo the firm has bought over the past two years; Transport Manager Jon Sutton says the marque is a favorite thanks to “fantastic” fuel figures and high driver satisfaction.
22 October 2020
The new FMX boasts a redesigned cab, higher payload capacities, and a slew of updated safety features.
22 October 2020
The new trucks are outfitted with Massey Truck Engineering bodywork and Hiab 145DLL-1 HiPro long-boom cranes.
22 October 2020
“The prize is an acknowledgement of the tremendous effort being made by all at DAF to keep our place of work as safe as possible,” says Jos Habets, director of operations and a member of the board at DAF Trucks.
21 October 2020
Supplied by City West Commercials, the new trucks are equipped with 7.7-litre, 299-horsepower engines and Dennis Eagle Olympus Twin Pack compaction bodies.
21 October 2020
The Burton-on-Trent-based firm specified their new Actros with new Direct Vision regulations “very much in mind,” says Transport Supervisor Paul Howlett.
20 October 2020
Waterdene Foodservice Ltd’s fleet now numbers 25 vehicles, of which 24 are Isuzu 7.5-tonners; each truck makes about 20 deliveries per day.
16 October 2020
This is the third time in five years the XF has earned this distinction, and the 19th time since 1986.
15 October 2020
The firm is putting the trucks to work as a trial to test the viability of replacing diesel tractors with gas-powered equivalents.
15 October 2020
The manufacturer says the newest iteration of I-Save not only improves fuel efficiency by 10% over the standard FH, but also marks a 3% improvement over the 2019 iteration.
14 October 2020
The landmark vehicle is part of a four-truck order from DAF Trucks Australia and will soon be exported and put to work hauling fuel tankers.
13 October 2020
CJ Sheeran of Mountrath, County Laois, intends to couple the new trucks with curtainside trailers and use them for double shifts six days per week, yearly covering approximately 100,000 kilometres.
12 October 2020
This is only the beginning for Renault, as the company has plans to expand use of the system across its entire global dealer network.
12 October 2020
Lars Johansson of haulage firm Åkeri has been using a 590-horsepower timber truck to haul logs in such settings as a forest near Skellefteå, Sweden, as part of a test programme involving several other transporters.
9 October 2020
Two driving pros running the new V8 say they could both tell right away they were operating with more than the usual amount of power.
9 October 2020
With solar panels covering its roof and sides, the trailer will result in an estimated fuel savings of 5 to 10% in Sweden; researchers suggest that savings could be even greater in areas with more sunlit hours, such as Spain.
8 October 2020
The 53-seat bus has a Scania Interlink HD body on a K 410 EB 4x2 chassis with an independent front suspension.
8 October 2020
The truck will debut in a digital event on October 14 that will also explore the firm’s roadmap for fuel cell commercial vehicles going forward.
8 October 2020
The goal is to make more efficient use of every cell in a vehicle’s battery, in the process providing greater flexibility, lower cost, and better capacity utilisation.
7 October 2020
The county has been working with Mercedes-Benz and Rygor Commercials Fleet Sales Manager Jeremy Price for many years, and has found the trucks to be very reliable.
2 October 2020
ASB Transport’s fleet of 20 trucks includes 18 Volvos; the firm bought the new FMs from Regional Sales Manager Richard Moorse at Volvo Truck and Bus Centre East Anglia.

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