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2 October 2020
The project has validated newly developed components on various platforms, including an IVECO Stralis using FPT Industrial power components.
1 October 2020
The supermarket chain bought its first DAF 15 years ago and currently operates a 10-year-old CF with nearly 1 million kilometres on it.
30 September 2020
Updated with such features as the MirrorCam system, Active Brake Assist 5, and Mercedes-Benz’s Multimedia Cockpit, the Arocs is safer, more versatile, and easier to operate than ever.
29 September 2020
The truck maker says the new engines should provide fuel savings of as much as 6% when paired with the new G33CM Opticruise gearbox.
29 September 2020
The trucks will be produced at the Wörth plant in Germany, followed in 2022 by eEconic trucks designed specifically for municipal use.
28 September 2020
The system provides the Actros with SAE Level 2 automated driving and can help with acceleration, braking, maintaining distance between vehicles, and, in some cases, steering.
28 September 2020
The truck maker says it will only produce 400 of these distinctive trucks and that orders will open in January 2021.
28 September 2020
The programme helps drivers learn how to take advantage of current assistance systems and get the best fuel economy from their trucks.
28 September 2020
MAH UK Transport owner Michael Harry (who drives a Volvo himself) says, “I have run other marques over the years, but nothing compares to the reliability and driving performance of a Volvo.”
25 September 2020
Yusen Logistics (UK) purchased a mix of box and curtainside rigids for moving consumer goods between distribution centres and to retail stores.
23 September 2020
Volvo points out that gas-powered trucks can reduce CO2 emissions by up to 20%, a figure that increases to as much as 100% when running on liquefied biogas.
23 September 2020
A panel of 55 judges awarded the two trucks for their ergonomic designs, durable build materials, and “superior NVH (noise, vibration, and harshness) qualities,” according to the jury’s verdict.
22 September 2020
The 450-horsepower truck is loaded with cutting-edge safety and efficiency features, and Downes Transport says that so far, it is a mile-and-a-half per gallon ahead of the firm’s previous-generation Actros trucks.
21 September 2020
Carrier Landscapes’ new Grafter Green N35.125 is a 3.5-tonne rigid with factory-installed dropside bodywork; it becomes the 45th Isuzu in the firm’s 80-vehicle commercial fleet.
18 September 2020
The trucks’ Volvo G13C engine provides the same horsepower, torque, and fuel efficiency of its diesel equivalent with dramatic reductions in CO2 emissions and potential for lower operating costs.
17 September 2020
The Postless Curtainsiders feature low-maintenance bolt-on bodies with galvanized frames in front and rear, phenolic-coated plywood floors, and curtains with heavy-duty buckles.
16 September 2020
James Burrell was one of the first Mercedes-Benz customers in the UK to get their hands on a new Arocs back in October; today the firm runs five identical Arocs crane trucks, and have ordered six more.
15 September 2020
The company pledges to launch new electrified products annually over the coming years, and says that long-distance electric trucks adapted for fast charging are on the way.
15 September 2020
The firm’s MD Francesco Casilli says the purchase is important both for the reduced emissions it represents as well as the injection of money into the beleaguered economy.
14 September 2020
The Volvo FH tractor units are powered by Volvo’s proven D13K Euro 6 Step D-compliant diesel engine producing up to 540 horsepower between 1,400 and 1,800 rpm.
11 September 2020
Sadique has been a Mercedes-Benz customer for more than 30 years and is chairman of Sparshatt Truck & Van, a Mercedes-Benz dealer his ownership group purchased in 2018.
10 September 2020
The roofing contractor will use the FUSO to deliver straw, reed, and other roofing materials for roof repairs and other jobs.
9 September 2020
There has been an increase in demand for trucks during the pandemic, and DAF has seen orders for Ready-to-Go vehicles rise along with it, including hook loaders, tipper trucks, mixers, and more.
9 September 2020
The auction will take place on September 18; the 6x2 XF 460 FTG proudly bears a custom Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C. livery.
8 September 2020
The driver training firm says it has often leased or bought used in the past, but a thorough comparison of the finances helped them decide it was time to buy.

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