22 June 2020
The haulier expects to keep the Volvos in operation for five years and run them up to about 100,000 kilometres per annum.
16 June 2020
Amey has operated Econics since 2009 and its newest dozen are all 1827L 18-tonners with 272-horsepower, 7.7-litre engines and PowerShift 3 automated manual gearboxes.
14 May 2020
Eight of the firm’s 13 trucks are Renaults; MD Jonathan Evans says the Range C “has proved itself in terms of fuel consumption, payload, durability, and manoeuvrability, and the back-up has been first class.”
19 February 2020
The custom-built truck comes with three onboard toolboxes and a 3,500-kilogram max trailer weight, so the firm’s tree surgeons can take with them everything they need to get the job done.
17 February 2020
Mackirdy says that so far, the FM has proved “totally reliable and very good on fuel, too.”
29 January 2020
The Glastonbury firm received a demonstration from Harry Moore Commercials of Exeter and indicates that the truck passed its technical evaluation with flying colours.
19 December 2019
The Flintshire firm looked over a subcontractor’s Grafter, liked what they saw, and arranged for a demonstration of their own, which led to a multiple-vehicle purchase.
18 November 2019
The firm trialed a demonstrator model for a week prior to making the purchase and had experience with IVECO trucks from a previous Eurocargo purchase.
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.
16 September 2019
The FMX rigids feature Volvo D11K Euro 6 engines that produce 410 horsepower, as well as I-Shift gearboxes with Volvo’s construction package software included.
30 August 2019
Fleet boss Glenn Waterfield says his firm’s tried other marques, but “we just keep coming back to DAF.”
29 August 2019
The FMX rigids are outfitted with Boweld Taperlite steel tipper bodies and onboard weighing systems, as well as a raft of safety-minded extras, and are covered by two-year Volvo Gold Service Contracts.
12 June 2019
This is Keltbray Group’s first Volvo purchase, and the head of haulage operations says it’s down to feedback from six drivers who each spent half a day in a Volvo demonstration vehicle.
29 May 2019
B J Waters Transport Ltd reports that the trucks are doing just what Volvo said they would do: “saving a lot of money in fuel!”
2 April 2019
The firm recently purchased two new Volvo 8x4 tipper trucks, adding them to a 20-strong fleet that already included four other Volvos.
21 February 2019
The Bridgwater, Somerset, civil engineering and plant hire firm has taken delivery of a Volvo FMX 8x4 rigid tipper truck and has put it to work immediately.