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Truck Locator Blog Archive

3 February 2020
The PRoPART project combines data from a truck’s own onboard sensors and cameras with that from other vehicles and from nearby infrastructure to create a more complete picture of the driving environment.
3 February 2020
The newest Brandon Hire Station fleet additions include four N75.190 rigid trucks, three of which have been customized for slurry and sewage collection.
3 February 2020
The firm employs a 7.5-tonne Canter for jobsite deliveries and a 3.5-tonner for making drop-offs for private customers, and says “the FUSO is a proper truck, very robust and well-built.”
30 January 2020
These days, diagnostics-related issues take up as much of a technician’s time as do mechanical ones, so finding the right software solution quickly is key.
30 January 2020
Amazone Logistics Manager Ian Caulkett says his firm sticks with Volvo trucks “due to the reliability levels we get with the brand.”
29 January 2020
The Italian retailer will use the new green fleet to restock points of sale in Northern Italy from its logistics centre in Somaglia.
29 January 2020
The Glastonbury firm received a demonstration from Harry Moore Commercials of Exeter and indicates that the truck passed its technical evaluation with flying colours.
27 January 2020
HAVI Logistics, a supply chain management, packaging, and logistics specialist based in Duisburg, Germany, recently added four Scania biogas trucks to its Finnish fleet
24 January 2020
Renault Trucks recently announced it will conduct a preliminary study into a possible reuse and recycling program specifically for heavy goods vehicle parts.
23 January 2020
Glencoe Plant Services, a plant and equipment hire specialist based in Chalfont St Giles, Buckinghamshire, recently chose a Mercedes-Benz Econic for their first skip loader.
22 January 2020
The truck manufacturer says hydrogen gas “is an interesting option for long-haulage electrified transport, and early tests show that the technology also works well in colder climate.”
21 January 2020
The firm trialled FH and FM models before making a purchase, and while both performed well, the company ultimately landed on the FH as the preferred choice of its drivers.
20 January 2020
The new maintenance contract uses telematics data collected in real time from the truck to predict potential maintenance issues and preemptively schedule service to avoid downtime.
16 January 2020
The new Econic 3235 L has a 7.7-litre, in-line six cylinder engine and a 12-speed Mercedes PowerShift 3 automated manual transmission, and hauls concrete in a Schwing Stetter drum.
15 January 2020
The trucks will support the firm’s foodservice and wholesale operations; Henderson Group expects to replace them in seven years or less.
15 January 2020
MD Tony World says the new Atego is more powerful and is “a nicer, more comfortable vehicle all round.”
15 January 2020
The firm reports that there were 14,814 DAF truck registrations in the UK last year, the highest number since 1988, when there were more than 15,000.
14 January 2020
The trucks provide a healthy payload allowance for their relatively small footprint, as well as a tight turning circle and a great deal of versatility.
14 January 2020
Harrisons Transport, a cargo and freight company based in Holmes, Preston in Lancashire, recently added eight new Volvo FH trucks to its fleet.
14 January 2020
The curtain side trailer, which was previously available only in Ireland, features a specially designed curtain rail that creates a low-friction track system and doesn’t collect dirt.
9 January 2020
The firm ran an extensive evaluation of a Range T demonstrator and found the truck competitive economically and to the liking of their drivers.
9 January 2020
The Lincolnshire logistics, warehousing, and distribution firm reports that they are pleased with the trucks and the support they have received thus far from dealerpoint Sparshatt Truck & Van of Teynham, Kent.
8 January 2020
DAF Trucks is enhancing its DAF Connect fleet management platform with a new feature called “Remote Tacho Download” that helps operators maintain accurate tacho administration records.
8 January 2020
The new refuelling station and LNG vehicles mark an important first step for Nicholls as it moves toward becoming a more efficient, sustainable trucking operation.
8 January 2020
The new skeletal trailers will carry out general haulage duties throughout the UK and Europe.

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