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3 August 2021
The 70-year-old firm recently purchased a 26-tonne Arocs 2530L with MirrorCam technology to comply with London’s Direct Vision Scheme (DVS), as most of its work takes place in the city.
2 August 2021
MirrorCam eliminates a truck’s side mirrors and replaces them with a system of cameras, which feed live video to 15-inch displays mounted in the cab on the two A-pillars.
2 August 2021
The firm’s recent order represents its first new trucks to bear the three-pointed star since 2017.
30 July 2021
After the development and implementation phase, the software and an autonomous MAN truck—with a safety driver on board—will begin testing in real-world operations in Ulm.
30 July 2021
The electric road system is seen as one of the most technically viable and economically attractive options for the electrification of heavy-duty trucks because it uses known and available technologies in new ways.
30 July 2021
Select Environmental Services has purchased trucks from other manufacturers in the past, but chose dealer City West Commercials because they “tick every box” on every order, the firm says.
28 July 2021
Trade Van Driver’s annual awards are judged by the magazine’s expert panel of journalists and readers who use light commercial vehicles.
27 July 2021
Ringway of West Sussex has added three 26-tonne Volvo FE 6x2 rigid tipper trucks to its UK-wide fleet.
27 July 2021
?The “IVECO Ambassador” programme aims to raise awareness of the brand’s values on different themes.
26 July 2021
The milestone-setting Eurocargo is powered by compressed natural gas (CNG), which Plant Director Marco Colonna says reaffirms IVECO’s commitment to sustainable transportation.
23 July 2021
The firm has acquired a second Mercedes-Benz Actros 2540 LnR, this one a member of the fifth-generation Actros range introduced to the UK in 2019.
22 July 2021
“We’re very proud to be running a fabulous Actros Edition 1 as our first tractor unit,” says Brunel Managing Director Brian Venables.
22 July 2021
The companies plan to start full-scale production on customer-specified vehicles by 2022’s end, leveraging composite materials in the body and trim.
21 July 2021
The logistics and supply chain specialist made the most of its demonstrator, putting the truck through its paces in the Yorkshire Dales “to see if they could handle the job.”
21 July 2021
The new Actros 2545s came with flat-floored BigSpace cabs and 450-horsepower, 12.8-litre, inline six-cylinder engines.
19 July 2021
The firm says its drivers love the new Volvos, and the rear-suction sweeper bodywork from Bucher Municipal represents a big competitive advantage as it provides a deep clean in a single pass.
16 July 2021
To save on fuel, Stan Robinson selected the BPW Eco-Plus axles and SDC’s fuel-saving aerodynamic roof profile.
15 July 2021
The temperature-controlled food haulier has one of the UK’s largest refrigerated truck fleets and has kicked off a fleet replacement programme with a recent order placed with DAF Trucks.
13 July 2021
Highlights include the MAN OptiView mirror replacement system, the MAN CruiseAssist driving assistant, new drive functions, and improved aerodynamics.
13 July 2021
The CF Electric’s 210-kilowatt electric motor delivers 2,000 newton-metres of torque, and its 350-kilowatt-hour battery has a fully charged range of up to 220 kilometres.
12 July 2021
The new trucks are the first Volvos Willshees Waste & Recycling has put into service in several years, but owner Dean Willshee says an impressive test drive sealed the deal.
7 July 2021
DAF Trucks is showcasing its New Generation DAF range at the ITT Hub show in Farnborough, and two of the main attractions—shown for first time in the UK—are DAF’s LF Electric and CF Electric.
2 July 2021
Hyundai Hydrogen Mobility’s fleet of XCIENT Fuel Cell trucks has collectively exceeded 1 million kilometres of driving in only 11 months of service in Switzerland.
28 June 2021
The range-topping DISAB body can access tanks of waste material using remote control, obviating the need to put the firm’s personnel at risk.
25 June 2021
The truck maker says it’s “Leading The Charge” on green transport technologies, and provides a family of electric vehicles ranging from 3.1 to 26 tonnes in gross vehicle weight.

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