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30 November 2021
Chelmsford Plastic Warehouse operates a fleet of eight Canters between its Chelmsford, Essex, headquarters (six trucks) and its Benfleet, Essex, branch location (two Canters).
30 November 2021
The Council’s waste and recycling managers have been adding to its mixed fleet of more than 70 vehicles while working to grow recycling participation rates in Armagh.
22 November 2021
Dawsongroup Sweepers’ Daily road repair vehicles are already allocated on long-term contracts to local authority and utility sector rental customers.
19 November 2021
The asphalt and aggregate specialist’s fleet of 104 trucks reports that Volvos make up more than half its fleet.
17 November 2021
The Unimogs are equipped with electrically insulated Versalift hydraulic lift arms and two-person buckets instead of UK Power Networks’ previous one-person equipment.
17 November 2021
“We are strongly committed to playing our part in the UK’s push to reach net zero and we will be making more of our fleet electric in the future,” says Fox Group Managing Director Paul Fox.
12 November 2021
The Co. Antrim-based haulier will use most of the new trucks for just-in-time deliveries of fast-moving consumer goods, retail and wholesale products, and materials for manufacturing and construction.
12 November 2021
The Buckinghamshire-based turf and aggregates supplier needed a truck to replace a handful of ageing IVECO Trakkers, and the X-WAY fills the bill.
5 November 2021
“The truck is fundamentally well-suited to our requirements, not least because its excellent ground clearance is a big advantage when working in quarries and on rough sites,” says Express Utilities Project Manager Tony Lake.
2 November 2021
The new truck has a three-axle chassis, an electric engine with 230 kilowatts of continuous power and 295 kW of peak power, and a range of approximately 250 kilometres per charge.
27 October 2021
Prior to purchasing the Volvo FL rigids, Western Fuel typically had selected a rival truck brand, yet the Bridgwater-based fuel supplier was intrigued by the team from Truck and Bus Wales and West.
25 October 2021
The truck’s fully enclosed twin-deck transporter body boasting three-fold loading ramps, which provide a low loading angle ideal for Aston Martin sport and racing cars with minimal ground clearance.
25 October 2021
“I’ve spent most of my career working on and with Unimogs, and I’m as passionate about the product today as I’ve ever been,” says South Cave Tractors Co-Director Tony Levitt.
21 October 2021
Westbourne Motors has seven locations throughout the south of England and a fleet of more than 250 commercial vehicles.
19 October 2021
Based on Mercedes-Benz’s bp In-Truck Pay app, the system makes purchasing fuel faster and safer for drivers while making payment management more efficient for fleet managers.
19 October 2021
“The Unimog is a fantastic all-rounder, and makes us a lot more efficient,” says Brian Greig. “It will do pretty well everything a tractor can, and so much more as well. I have plenty of jobs lined up for it.”
13 October 2021
A spike in home delivery and general demand for its product during the lockdowns led the firm to acquire its first 7.5-tonner, a curtainside rigid rated for 110 kilowatts and 370 newton-metres of torque.
12 October 2021
The performance of 11 Econics ordered in January 2020 has prompted a subsequent order of 14 more; Dacorum Transport Manager Simon Smith says the trucks from the initial order “have not missed a beat.”
6 October 2021
The muck-shifting specialist headquartered in Thame, Oxfordshire, maintains a fleet of more than 100 trucks; this latest order is a return to Volvo due to technical issues with another brand.
6 October 2021
The 770-horsepower rigid powers the longest and heaviest truck-and-trailer combination currently making regular deliveries in a European nation.
6 October 2021
The national waste management specialist says the trucks will allow it to minimise the impact of its operations on the environment whilst maintaining optimum efficiency.
5 October 2021
The truckmaker had a pair X-WAYs on display at the show in Yorkshire, one configured with tipper bodywork and the other set up with tipper grab kit.
4 October 2021
The DAF CF has a PACCAR MX-13 engine and is fitted with Hiab crane and a specialist body designed by Forshaw Engineering; NWTT says the eight-wheeler can match its 6x2 rigids in manoeuvrability.
4 October 2021
The LF Electric provides 260 kilowatts of nominal power (370 kW peak) and has a range of up to 280 zero-emission kilometres with a payload of 9100 kilograms.
22 September 2021
The truckmaker had three tridem-axle municipal trucks on display at Letsrecycle Live in Birmingham last week on 14 and 15 September.

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A&F Haulage Is Sold On Reliability Of The Volvo FM
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UK’s First Two Volvo FE Electric Tippers To Join Fox Group In 2022
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