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15 November 2019
Ryder has supported Polish food wholesaler Spizarnia with its first vehicle contract hire agreement.
14 November 2019
GVA Trees is using its new Mercedes-Benz Unimog to support the management of habitats for declining wild bee populations.
13 November 2019
The trucks are currently for sale in France, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, and Switzerland; Volvo says availability will expand to the UK, Ireland, and other European markets “at a later date.”
13 November 2019
If you wish to avoid the January lull and truly maintain good sales momentum through the New Year, now is not the time to cut back on advertising.
12 November 2019
The truck is assisting the firm in resurfacing roads throughout the Midlands in the South of England, and director Doug Mackness reports that the driver “loves the new vehicle.”
12 November 2019
The logistics firm have been a Volvo customer since the 1980s, citing the marque’s quality and the service received from local dealerpoint Hartshorne Motor Services.
12 November 2019
WJ&J Green has eliminated all instances of trailer tyre failures after signing a five-year Michelin EffiTires tyre management contract.
11 November 2019
The firm’s newest DAF is replete with safety features that make it well-suited to working in crowded urban settings, as well as Euro 6 emissions compliance.
11 November 2019
Founder Phil Davies says his first Volvo truck was a 1987 FL7; the vehicle served him well for a number of years and helped in forming his favourable opinion of the marque in general.
11 November 2019
Supplied by McCarthy Commercials, the 10x4 FMX tippers are equipped with 460-horsepower Volvo D13K engines and Fitzgerald Vehicle Body Builders tipper bodies.
8 November 2019
The firm’s previous vans’ 2-tonne towing capacity limited their use, but the New Daily is rated to tow 3.5 tonnes and can haul another 3.5 tonnes, for a gross train weight of 7 tonnes.
7 November 2019
Hatfield, Hertfordshire-based Lightning Packaging Supplies has taken delivery of two new Mercedes-Benz Atego 7.5-tonners.
7 November 2019
Brecon-based Phil Davies Haulage has acquired its first Volvo FH Lite 6x2 tractor unit.
7 November 2019
Hire company Buddha Group has added three new Isuzu 3.5 tonne Grafter rigids, each with dropside bodies, to its delivery and collection fleet.
6 November 2019
The L-Series 320 6x2*4LB Hybrid is making its public debut at the show; it can run in electric-only mode, or in combination with diesel, biodiesel, or HVO.
6 November 2019
Dunwood runs a 100% Scania fleet and has purchased Scania coaches every year since 2014; Director Phil Westwood says he is “pleased that [Scania] have been able to offer this option.”
5 November 2019
Owner Mike Blake says that so far “the FH is second to none,” and that Volvo’s Dynafleet management platform is “a phenomenal telematics tool for a small business.”
30 October 2019
The UK’s largest container transport company has chosen two-year service contracts for all 350 of its new trucks and intends to keep them in service at least five years.
29 October 2019
The new, more efficient buses have roomier, brighter, more comfortable interiors to help convince more people to use public transport.
29 October 2019
The vehicles produce zero emissions and low noise levels, making them an excellent fit for working in densely populated urban centres with stringent emissions and noise regulations.
25 October 2019
Winners were chosen by commercial fleet owners and operators, which DAF says is down to the trucks’ “high levels of productivity, ultra-reliability and maximum uptime,” and unrivaled aftersales support.
24 October 2019
The waste management firm purchased a blend of FE, FH, and FMX models and has added them to its fleet of more than 45 vehicles.
22 October 2019
A panel of 15 judges chosen from among the trucking press in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, and Peru voted on the award using the same criteria that factor into the International Truck of the Year award.
21 October 2019
Smoother shifting means fewer liquid surges, making the load easier and more fuel-efficient to handle.
18 October 2019
Two IVECO Stralis 440 E 56 XP-R trucks with 1,180-horsepower FPT Industrial Cursor 13 engines combined to score 582 points, bringing Die Bullen von IVECO’s total in the series to 627 points.

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