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4 May 2021
Cellcentric’s goal is to start with customer tests of fuel-cell trucks in about three years and to be in series production of the trucks during the second half of this decade.
4 May 2021
The extremely rugged 40-tonne off-highway truck is the successor to the company’s TRAKKER model with high reliability and payload capacity, as well as safety, digital connectivity, and driver comfort features.
3 May 2021
Warburtons, the UK’s largest bakery brand, recently added a Renault D Z.E., a 16-tonne (17.64-U.S.-ton) electric truck, to its fleet.
30 April 2021
The Melksham haulier specified the FH for long-haul work and will send it across Europe, often for two weeks at a time.
30 April 2021
The new 26-tonne rigids deliver the bulk of the bricks, blocks, cement, timber, and other materials Merkko supplies to sites within a 50-mile radius of its Oxfordshire and Berkshire depots.
30 April 2021
Emma Stevens (the Daughter in “Father & Daughter”) favours driving Scanias over trucks from other marques, and says the aftersales support received from Scania’s Shepton Mallet depot is another big factor in the purchase.
28 April 2021
Three of the new trucks are equipped with Farid Hillend Engineering Powerlink bodies and Terberg Matec bin lifts, while a fourth has been fitted with a split TwinTrak body to gather mixed recyclables.
28 April 2021
The trucks were chosen for their manoeuvrability, light weight, and substantial payload, all of which Maydencroft says make them ideal for the tree surgery division.
27 April 2021
The manufacturer says better aerodynamics, more fuel-efficient tyres, and the addition of Euro 6 Step E engines and Optivision predictive cruise control add up to fuel savings of up to 3%.
27 April 2021
The new 6x2 460-horsepower (343-kilowatt) tractor unit is a Volvo FH Lite with a pusher axle that can be lifted to save fuel.
26 April 2021
The Suffolk-based haulier purchased 11 of the fifth-generation trucks last year, as well; all 31 are spec’d with Mercedes-Benz’s twin-screen Multimedia Cockpit and the upgraded 12-inch central display.
26 April 2021
The family-owned builders merchants group began replacing an ageing fleet of 18-tonne trucks back in 2006 with more versatile 26-t IVEVO Stralis trucks, and the process now continues with the firm’s smaller vehicles.
21 April 2021
The firm’s N35.125 curtainsiders are regional distribution workhorses that are also called upon to train IJ McGill drivers, helping non-heavy goods vehicle drivers move up to higher-GVW trucks.
21 April 2021
The chilled and frozen logistics firm took delivery of 10 of the biomethane-powered trucks and plans to replace the remaining diesel trucks in its 100-vehicle fleet over the next five years.
20 April 2021
ISM Waste’s new truck has taken over the firm’s weekly cleanup of the street near its waste transfer station and does some local hire work, as well.
15 April 2021
The food and drink logistics specialist purchased 127 trailers in the deal, including a mix of box body and refrigerated semi-trailers.
14 April 2021
The electric vehicle firm is considering former Nissan manufacturing facilities in the city along with other European locations and says it will make a final decision soon.
14 April 2021
“The drivers are happy, we’ve had no significant issues with reliability, and when they’re all clean and lined up our Actros look fantastic; it has to be one of the tidiest trucks on the road,” says SM Haulage General Manager Adam Heward.
13 April 2021
Scania Great Britain Ltd is delighted to announce the appointment of James Armstrong as its new Managing Director. James will succeed Martin Hay who leaves the business at the end of June. James will officially take up this post on 1st July 2021.
13 April 2021
The shiny new CF will work alongside a 17-year-old, 53-plate DAF CF 85.430 6x2 wrecker that the recovery specialist says is still seeing frontline duty.
12 April 2021
The new sewer-cleaning vehicle is based on an Arocs 3251 chassis from local Dealer Northside Truck & Van.
9 April 2021
DAF’s fleet management tool is getting a webshop where users can manage their subscriptions and an open-source platform to enable easy integration of third-party fleet management tools.
8 April 2021
The new curtainsider’s increased capacity and easier access vs. its panel van predecessor means the company can make more deliveries each day.
6 April 2021
The firm’s new C380 is a 6x4 rigid with a 7-cubic-metre McPhee mixer drum; owner Keith Price says that a change was in order after running a competing brand for nearly 30 years.
5 April 2021
“In terms of its specification and cost-effectiveness, the Econic was clearly the best solution,” says Council Procurement and Contracts Manager Richard Jones.

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