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12 February 2018
The launch of the right-hand-drive edition of the latest Range T trucks last year was bolstered by plenty of demand from customers in the UK...
9 January 2018
After announcing its latest low entry cab, Scania has been courting the media once more to broadcast the introduction of a brand new Scania P-Series cab designed to accommodate work crews in safety and comfort...
8 January 2018
A zero-emissions HGV from Renault Trucks has made its debut this month, offering a refrigerated cargo area and excellent urban driving capabilities that will be put to the test during real-world trials over the course of 2018...
12 September 2017
A variety of changes and improvements have been made to the new LF family of HGVs from market leader DAF. One of the biggest alterations comes in the form of the latest 3.8 litre diesel engine from PACCAR, and is available with between 156hp and 172hp...
17 July 2017
A new report commissioned by Volvo Trucks has delved into a variety of concerns surrounding road safety and the role which HGVs play in shaping broader opinions on this topic amongst UK motorists, according to Transport Engineer...
19 June 2017
After the introduction of its next-generation trucks, it may have seemed that Swedish firm Scania was finished with significant launches for the time being...
4 April 2017
Volvo Trucks has introduced an updated version of its infotainment unit for its flagship HGVs, promising that the new system will integrate a multitude of features which were previously distinct from one another to give drivers a more cohesive and convenient user experience, according to UK Haulier...
2 March 2017
Last year a concept truck introduced by Volvo was claimed to be able to cut fuel consumption by almost a third compared with diesel models thanks to its hybrid power train...
29 December 2016
While many truck safety features are designed to take effect when an HGV is moving at speed on the motorway, there are also hazards present when large vehicles are entirely stationary...
4 August 2016
A pair of new C430 tipper trucks from Renault have been procured by British concrete specialist FP McCann, with these vehicles chosen on the back of its earlier positive experiences with vehicles from this manufacturer, according to Agg-Net...
7 July 2016
A pair of new DAF XF510 tractor units have been added to the fleet operated by the growing haulage company KER Transport this month, with the firm seeking to enhance its selection of vehicles with Euro 6 compliant units...
21 April 2016
When it comes to marketing, Volvo has managed to outdo every other major truck manufacturer in recent years...
5 April 2016
A new tipper truck from Scania was unveiled during the CLOCS conference in 2016...
31 March 2016
Safety is a key issue for the transport industry not only in terms of the protection which is offered to drivers of individual vehicles, but also the way that trucks, cars and bikes interact with one another while out on the road...
17 April 2015
Volvo Trucks has announced that it is to strengthen its FH offering by launching a new version with a beefier bumper...
20 January 2015
As 2015 got under way and the holidays faded into memory, DAF announced a package of innovations designed to maximise transport efficiency for operators of their trucks...
26 November 2014
A healthy demand for tippers and tipper trailers looks set to keep body builders busy over the coming months as the orders roll in...
25 June 2014
Volvo Trucks has announced the launch of a dual-clutch version of its renowned I-Shift system...
3 March 2014
The new Volvo FH has won a prestigious design award at BMW Welt in Munich...
20 February 2014
There is nothing quite as impressive in the haulage industry as the leviathans of true heavy haulage, and Mercedes has shaken up that glamorous sector by introducing two new true heavy hitters...
23 January 2014
It's red carpet time in Tinsel Town, with the stars lining up to be honoured or disappointed at the Golden Globes, Oscars, Grammys and Emmys...
29 November 2013
Iveco have at last launched the Euro 6 version of their Eurocargo range.  With no date for availability at the time of going to press, it shouldn’t take too long, as the truck is largely the same as the outgoing model with the exception of two new engines...
21 November 2013
In a move that makes absolute business sense, Renault Trucks and the rental arm, BRS, are to relocate to Volvo Group headquarters in Warwick.  What makes less sense in the light of the move is why Renault Trucks recently invested £5 million in moving sites in Dunstable less than five years ago.  More ironic still is the fact that BRS moved down from Warwick in 2009 to join Renault Trucks in their new headquarters...
20 September 2013
Back in 2007, MAN launched both the TGS & TGX tractor units. They went on to win International Truck of the Year in 2008, so clearly the Munich boys got something right. Both are squarely now in prime used-truck territory, so do they come up to the mark?
9 August 2013
We are all concerned about payload capabilities, fuel economy, reliability and emissions levels but let's face it, the cab of your truck is hugely important...

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