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Truck Locator Rigid Trucks Blog Archive

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.”
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.
13 July 2021
Highlights include the MAN OptiView mirror replacement system, the MAN CruiseAssist driving assistant, new drive functions, and improved aerodynamics.
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
Quarry boss Calum McCrae was impressed with the 8x4 Mercedes-Benz Arocs he acquired three years ago and recently added two more, opting for the Mercedes-Benz trucks over a previously used Swedish marque.
25 June 2021
As the truck will work five days a week and run 60,000 kilometres per year, KPH Plant Hire ordered Volvo’s long-haul fuel package with I-See predictive cruise control to optimise fuel efficiency and reduce engine wear.
21 June 2021
The Broughton Gifford-based haulier quickly put the new D Wide rigid curtainsider to work hauling pallet network loads.
21 June 2021
DAF and its customers have tested the New Generation over more than 20 million kilometres and found, amongst other benefits, that they provide an improvement of up to 10% in fuel efficiency.
18 June 2021
South-west fuel oil and lubricants supplier, Ford Fuels, is taking delivery of its latest batch of vehicles from DAF Trucks, marking ten years of acquisitions from the market-leading truck manufacturer.
18 June 2021
Patrico is a longtime Mercedes-Benz customer whose distribution fleet comprises three Atego rigids and two Actros tractor units.
17 June 2021
The manufacturer will premiere its new eActros battery-electric truck on 30 June in an online event that is a culmination of a journey that began in 2016.
11 June 2021
After using trucks from another manufacturer for several years, the council elected to return to Econics, as they have proven in the past to be durable, reliable, and well-liked by the drivers who use them day in and day out.
8 June 2021
The 3.5-tonne custom Isuzu Jiffy Banquet has refrigerated and frozen storage areas, a proving area, and a gas-powered stone pizza oven capable of cooking three pizzas in 90 seconds.
27 May 2021
The cleaning and grounds equipment manufacturer replaced a van with the FL in order to accommodate some of its newer, larger machines.
27 May 2021
The firm already operates five eCanters in France and Germany, making it FUSO’s largest electric fleet customer.
26 May 2021
The firm has a good relationship with Renault dealer Sparks Commercials and received endorsements of the Renault brand from others in the industry.
26 May 2021
The Hereford-based aggregate, concrete, and landscaping products supplier recently gained a third IVECO Stralis X-WAY tipper, and a fourth is on order.
21 May 2021
“They are tried and tested trucks, incredibly reliable, and we know they can do the job we require,” says co-owner Ken Martin, “which is why we keep renewing with them.”
14 May 2021
The firm has just upgraded its municipal hire fleet with six Isuzu trucks, including 3.5-, 7.5-, and 13.5-tonne GVM models.
5 May 2021
The Buckinghamshire firm has received 10 150-horsepower N75.150s to date, and will receive another 20 before summer’s end.
3 May 2021
Warburtons, the UK’s largest bakery brand, recently added a Renault D Z.E., a 16-tonne (17.64-U.S.-ton) electric truck, to its fleet.
30 April 2021
The new 26-tonne rigids deliver the bulk of the bricks, blocks, cement, timber, and other materials Merkko supplies to sites within a 50-mile radius of its Oxfordshire and Berkshire depots.
30 April 2021
Emma Stevens (the Daughter in “Father & Daughter”) favours driving Scanias over trucks from other marques, and says the aftersales support received from Scania’s Shepton Mallet depot is another big factor in the purchase.
28 April 2021
Three of the new trucks are equipped with Farid Hillend Engineering Powerlink bodies and Terberg Matec bin lifts, while a fourth has been fitted with a split TwinTrak body to gather mixed recyclables.
28 April 2021
The trucks were chosen for their manoeuvrability, light weight, and substantial payload, all of which Maydencroft says make them ideal for the tree surgery division.

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PRM Green Technologies Sticks With Mercedes-Benz Actros For Equipment Recycling Transport
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Brunel Of Cornwall Purchases Rare Mercedes-Benz Actros Edition 1 Tractor & Arocs Tipper
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Suttons Tankers Purchases Its First Volvo FMX Rigid Trucks For Yorkshire Water Duty
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.” ...
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Mercedes-Benz Sells Fuel-Efficient, Safety-Enhanced Actros Over-The-Road Trucks To Howard Tenens Logistics
The new Actros 2545s came with flat-floored BigSpace cabs and 450-horsepower, 12.8-litre, inline six-cylinder engines. ...
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Kelly Plant Hire Puts UK’s First New Volvo FM Road Sweeper Trucks To Work
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. ...
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Stan Robinson Updates Trailer Fleet With The Addition Of 10 New SDC Curtainsiders
To save on fuel, Stan Robinson selected the BPW Eco-Plus axles and SDC’s fuel-saving aerodynamic roof profile. ...
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DAF New Generation XF Trucks To Haul Safely & Efficiently For Freshlinc
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. ...
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MAN Announces Advanced Features For New Truck Generation
Highlights include the MAN OptiView mirror replacement system, the MAN CruiseAssist driving assistant, new drive functions, and improved aerodynamics. ...
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FSEW Orders Battery-Electric Heavy Tractor Units From DAF
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. ...
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