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23 December 2020
The new 16-tonner can haul as many as three vehicles with the use of a spectacle lift, making it the ideal recovery truck for multi-vehicle accidents.
22 December 2020
The quadruple-extendable Super Wing Carrier is designed for the express purpose of hauling wing turbine blades that measure 50 metres or longer.
22 December 2020
Renault Trucks-authorised dealer RH Commercials restored the Magnum with help from Doncaster Trimmers; the truck will appear at shows across the UK and Ireland in 2021.
22 December 2020
The Swedish truck maker donated £1,000 for each FH Unlimited Edition truck sold in the UK over the past six months.
21 December 2020
The plant, which produces roughly 70,000 cabs per annum, is now equipped with drying, power, and seam-sealing ovens that run on rapeseed methyl ester biofuel instead of diesel, among other updates.
21 December 2020
The ambient, frozen, and chilled food distribution specialist has been working nearly non-stop during the pandemic, due to increased demand, and needed a fuel-efficient, driver-friendly truck.
18 December 2020
The new trucks are powered by 7.7-litre, 268-horsepower engines and feature Allison six-speed automatic transmissions and rear-steer axles.
18 December 2020
Alcaline is one of the first haulage firms in the UK to utilise IVECO’s newest tractor unit.
17 December 2020
“We are, of course, very proud to have reached this important landmark in the history of not only the LF product, but also of Leyland Trucks,” says Leyland Trucks MD Brennan Gourdie.
17 December 2020
The food and drink haulier says it did careful comparisons of the FH with similar models from “most of the other major manufacturers” and determined that the Volvo was the best choice.
17 December 2020
The truck and bus manufacturer has developed a more comfortable, functional, and high-visibility operator’s station.
16 December 2020
The new door design for the Swedish truck manufacturer’s L-cab trucks improves visibility without sacrificing cab strength.
16 December 2020
Junk It added two new Grafters to its fleet earlier this year and will add a third this month; the firm bought its first Isuzu in 2016 and now won’t buy anything else.
15 December 2020
Volta is working with Petit Forestier subsidiary Lecapitaine to develop the box bodies and refrigeration units; Petit Forestier says its involvement in this process will allow it to deliver a quality service to its customers.
14 December 2020
The purchase was prompted by the firm’s own in-house trials, which showed that trucks running on biomethane reduced CO2 emissions by more than 80%.
11 December 2020
Polaris Logistics & Distribution says Schmitz Cargobull worked closely with their staff to provide “the perfect specification.”
11 December 2020
The 24-mile trip only took an hour and 20 minutes, but planning was a key factor in successfully transporting wind turbine blades 68.3 metres long and weighing around 24 tonnes each.
10 December 2020
The truck has a heavy-duty aluminium tipper body provided by AK Commercials that, when combined with its impressive manoeuvrability in tight urban environments, makes it a precise fit for Bowland’s needs.
9 December 2020
The new curtainsiders were customised in line with the new site according to Linkline’s requirements and provide a clear side aperture for loading and floor space for 26 pallets with EN 12642-XL rating.
9 December 2020
The 12-tonne 4x2 rigids feature D5K engines that produce 210 horsepower and up to 800 newton-metres of torque and 5,300-millimetre wheelbases.
8 December 2020
The firm will provide coverage for customers of the recently closed Marshall Truck & Van, which was located 15 miles away in Poole.
8 December 2020
Amazon’s intelligent assistant tech will be part of a new digital instrument panel designed to help drivers access the information and controls they need whilst keeping their focus on the road.
7 December 2020
One of the 650s features a tipper body coupled with a Bruks wood chipper and trailer; another member of the fleet is a dump truck powered by a Scania engine that has been in operation for 25 years.
7 December 2020
The new Unimog U5023 UHE Extreme Off-Road models came equipped with Versalift hydraulic booms and buckets for a total cost of £1.75 million.
4 December 2020
The driver assistance functions enabled by Scania’s new Electrically Assisted Steering system include Lane Keep Assist, Lane Departure Warning with Active Steering, and Lane Change Collision Prevention.

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