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Truck Locator Rigid Trucks Blog Archive

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.
1 April 2021
The 11-tonne rigid scaffolding truck has an aluminium dropside body and will be used to deliver scaffolding to various construction sites large and small around the South West.
31 March 2021
The firm reports that the FL is a big step up from its previous vehicle, both in terms of its payload capacity and its fuel efficiency.
26 March 2021
The 7.5-tonne Atego 816s, each with a ClassicSpace S-Cab and a 5.1-litre, 154-horsepower engine, have all been delivered and are hard at work.
25 March 2021
The Northumberland-based recovery specialist purchased the truck from Stockton-on-Tees dealerpoint Evans Halshaw and says it will “certainly earn its keep.”
22 March 2021
The 26-tonne 6x2 rigid is powered by four 66-kWh battery packs and came equipped with JOCQUIN tipper bodywork and a HIAB X HiPro 142-E crane.
18 March 2021
Blue Light Services’ new 7.5-tonne N75.150 is equipped with a Truck Craft curtainside beavertail body and has a 4-t payload, making it well-suited to delivering completed ambulances to customers.
17 March 2021
The multi-stream conference will take place on 30 and 31 March and will include product and service information from more than 500 companies as well as seminars on construction, recycling, and other vocational topics.
8 March 2021
The Atego also has a Solomon Commercials insulated body, with two rear doors and a side door, coupled with a FRIGOBLOCK FK Series refrigeration unit that can maintain temperatures of -20 degrees Celsius.
5 March 2021
“We have chosen the Econic because we believe it to be the market’s finest refuse vehicle chassis, one that enjoys an unrivalled reputation for quality and reliability,” says J&B Operations Director Matt Tyrie.
5 March 2021
The 3.5-tonne, twin-rear-wheel rigid features a six-speed automatic transmission, dropside bodywork, and a Fassi F30CY crane in the rear.
2 March 2021
MacWilliam Demolition Limited is increasing its focus on work further afield, prompting the firm to purchase a K520 with a day and night cab to allow the driver to comfortably overnight in his vehicle.
1 March 2021
The new Isuzu, which joins a fleet of 12 other tank trucks, features a Road Tanker Northern 7,000-litre tanker body with three compartments.
25 February 2021
The organisation can now use the organic waste generated by its work in Zürich’s green spaces to create fuel for the trucks that aid in that work.
22 February 2021
The entry is 200 millimetres lower than that of a base Range D model, and that can be reduced by a further 70 mm with an optional feature that lowers the front of the vehicle.
19 February 2021
The eCanters around the globe combined have already covered more than 3 million kilometres, for an impressive reduction in emissions.
15 February 2021
The Isuzu N75.150E is fitted with a specialist mobile dental clinic body built by Torton Bodies and has a waiting room, decontamination room, and a fully equipped dental surgery.
11 February 2021
Isuzu Truck UK sold 17.3% more 3.5-tonne vehicles in 2020 than in 2019 and it’s looking to keep that momentum going by expanding its popular Grafter range in 2021.
1 February 2021
The 7.5-tonner is Dougie Borland’s first new truck, purchased for its reliability and longevity.
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.
4 December 2020
These trucks were originally available with a total of 200 or 300 kWh, but now customers can up that to 400 kWh, giving the D Z.E. (for example) a maximum operating range of 400 kilometres.
19 November 2020
The new trucks allow Velocity to access and repair potholes on rural roads that are often too tight for the firm’s larger vehicles.
13 November 2020
The truck maker says many of the updates are a direct result of customer feedback and show how hard Mercedes-Benz works to ensure its trucks are the perfect partner for its customers.

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The new curtainsider’s increased capacity and easier access vs. its panel van predecessor means the company can make more deliveries each day. ...
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R. Keith Price Haulage Ltd Makes The Switch To Renault Trucks
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Cardiff Council Adds Two New Mercedes-Benz Econic Traffic Management Trucks With Traffix Scorpion Attenuators & More
“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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Primark Deploys 10 IVECO Stralis Bio-LNG Trucks In Emission Reduction Initiative
The Stralis NP 460 runs solely on Bio-Liquified Natural Gas to reduce fuel consumption by up to 15% and produces 99% less particulate matter compared to diesel. ...
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Apex Scaffolding Expands Its Isuzu Fleet, Adds New F110.210 (E) Scaffolding Truck
The 11-tonne rigid scaffolding truck has an aluminium dropside body and will be used to deliver scaffolding to various construction sites large and small around the South West. ...
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Bradford-Based Stone Supplier Adds First Volvo Truck, A 4x2 FL Rigid With A Dropside Body & Atlas Crane
The firm reports that the FL is a big step up from its previous vehicle, both in terms of its payload capacity and its fuel efficiency. ...
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Renault Trucks To Offer Preview Of Upgraded Trucks In Euro Truck Simulator 2
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Liverpool Glass Specialist Adds Six Mercedes-Benz Ategos From Newly Formed eStar Truck & Van
The 7.5-tonne Atego 816s, each with a ClassicSpace S-Cab and a 5.1-litre, 154-horsepower engine, have all been delivered and are hard at work. ...
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Alpha Recovery Adds New 8x4 DAF XF With Boniface Recoverer Trident Bodywork
The Northumberland-based recovery specialist purchased the truck from Stockton-on-Tees dealerpoint Evans Halshaw and says it will “certainly earn its keep.” ...
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