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13 February 2020
Joyce entered the transport industry in the 1970s as an apprentice technician and has served a number of roles at Mercedes-Benz UK since he arrived in 1995.
13 February 2020
The firm chose a Canter for its generous payload capacity and tight turning circle; previous experience with another 7.5-tonne Canter factored into the decision, as well.
11 February 2020
Established in 1994, the dealer has locations in Elgin and Inverness offering full workshop facilities, a parts store, an ATF, as well as tachograph and body shop services.
11 February 2020
The transport specialist firm from Dublin shares “a lot of values” with Dennison Trailers, according to MD James Dennison, “including their family own heritage and principles of partnership.”
11 February 2020
The firms say the decision is due in large part to Germany’s commitment to developing hydrogen fuel cell-powered vehicles as outlined in its National Hydrogen Strategy.
6 February 2020
Renault Trucks President Bruno Blin says this deal is the first of its scale in Europe and proves “that the transport sector is undergoing a major transformation.”
6 February 2020
The top-spec tractor turns heads and has all the comforts of home inside; Carlisle-based owner-driver Paul Irving says his new T520 High is “a brilliant lorry to live in.”
6 February 2020
The firm was chosen for its ability to meet demanding standards on turnaround time for vehicle service and repairs.
6 February 2020
Dealerpoint Euro Commercials and body manufacturer NTM-GB build refuse collection trucks by combining Canters with NTM-GB’s K-Midi body.
6 February 2020
The Scottish bulk tipper transport firm bought a 500-horsepower Volvo FH 6x2 tag axle unit which will haul Fruehauf and Wilcox tipper trailers.
5 February 2020
The food transport firm relies on the durability of their Schmitz Cargobull truck bodies to maximise the uptime of their trucks and meet time-critical delivery schedules.
4 February 2020
The partnership is producing electric rigids for a number of applications, and Electra Chairman Sid Sadique says his firm “literally can’t build them quickly enough.”
4 February 2020
The new Econic 2630L low-entry rigids are equipped with 299-horsepower 7.7-litre engines, six-speed Allison transmissions, rear-steer axles, and Farid Hillend Engineering compactor bodywork.
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.

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