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Truck Locator Rigid Trucks Blog Archive

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.
12 November 2020
The trucks’ arboriculture-specific bodies feature large toolboxes for storing important equipment and a tipping body designed to haul wood chips, which are recycled as biomass fuel.
23 September 2020
A panel of 55 judges awarded the two trucks for their ergonomic designs, durable build materials, and “superior NVH (noise, vibration, and harshness) qualities,” according to the jury’s verdict.
9 September 2020
There has been an increase in demand for trucks during the pandemic, and DAF has seen orders for Ready-to-Go vehicles rise along with it, including hook loaders, tipper trucks, mixers, and more.
20 August 2020
The specialty feed manufacturers also added two FH 6x2 tractor units to their fleet earlier this year.
30 July 2020
The Swedish truck manufacturer says the FL is highly suitable for urban deliveries and other tasks, and it has the same legendary focus on safety and efficiency you’ve come to expect from a Volvo.
29 July 2020
Elliott’s Upper Crust Catering Services Ltd brought in the new Grafters over the last year and has paired them with Jiffy Banquet temperature-controlled bodies.
27 July 2020
MD Fergus McArdle says, “The Moog MBI 110-1,2/S underbridge unit is a sophisticated piece of equipment, and the Volvo FM is the ideal chassis to complement it.”
22 May 2020
Built for long-distance haulage and heavy-duty distribution, the Actros was recently voted Truck of the Year for the fifth time by the European commercial automotive press.
20 May 2020
This follows a Renewi order for 250 DAF vehicles just 18 months ago; the newest CFs will be based at the company’s branches in Belgium and the Netherlands, with some also operating in the larger Benelux region.
7 May 2020
The tragic reason behind owner Kim Ancker’s decision to equip his new truck with the lifesaving device was the 2018 death of an oncoming driver due to cardiac arrest.
13 April 2020
Here’s a closer look at the new FH16, which features a bolder, more sophisticated exterior that Volvo says reflects the truck’s “more connected and smarter than ever before” design.
30 March 2020
Initially introduced at the Entsorga waste management trade show in 1998, the Econic was designed to fuse the key characteristics of vehicles designed for work across different sectors into a single vehicle.
26 March 2020
You’ll find a Range T truck for almost any long-haul application, with a wide range of engines, cab configurations, and transmissions.
26 March 2020
Volvo recently redesigned the FM inside and out, with a focus on operator experience, safety, and productivity.
21 February 2020
Jet Plant Hire Ltd, a road planing specialist based in Evesham, recently added a Volvo FMX Tridem truck to its fleet of 35 vehicles.
13 February 2020
The firm chose a Canter for its generous payload capacity and tight turning circle; previous experience with another 7.5-tonne Canter factored into the decision, as well.
23 January 2020
Glencoe Plant Services, a plant and equipment hire specialist based in Chalfont St Giles, Buckinghamshire, recently chose a Mercedes-Benz Econic for their first skip loader.
30 September 2019
The trucks are equipped with high-tech onboard dust extraction systems to ensure correct burning in customers’ biomass boiler systems.

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MAN Truck & Bus At Work On The ANITA Project’s Self-Driving Vehicles For Hub-To-Hub Logistics Routes
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. ...
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Scania Partnering To Test Feasibility Of Long-Haul Electrified Trucks Powered By Overhead Wires
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. ...
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Waste Management Specialist Receives Two High-Spec Mercedes-Benz Trucks
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. ...
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Isuzu 3.5-Tonne Grafter Wins 9th Consecutive Best Builders’ Truck Award
Trade Van Driver’s annual awards are judged by the magazine’s expert panel of journalists and readers who use light commercial vehicles. ...
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Low Cab Entry Drives Highway Maintenance Specialist’s Acquisition Of Volvo FE Tippers
Ringway of West Sussex has added three 26-tonne Volvo FE 6x2 rigid tipper trucks to its UK-wide fleet. ...
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IVECO Launches Projects To Promote The Benefits Of Natural Gas & Its Key Role In Decarbonizing Transport
?The “IVECO Ambassador” programme aims to raise awareness of the brand’s values on different themes. ...
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IVECO’s Brescia, Italy, Production Plant Manufactures 600,000th Eurocargo
The milestone-setting Eurocargo is powered by compressed natural gas (CNG), which Plant Director Marco Colonna says reaffirms IVECO’s commitment to sustainable transportation. ...
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PRM Green Technologies Sticks With Mercedes-Benz Actros For Equipment Recycling Transport
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. ...
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Brunel Of Cornwall Purchases Rare Mercedes-Benz Actros Edition 1 Tractor & Arocs Tipper
“We’re very proud to be running a fabulous Actros Edition 1 as our first tractor unit,” says Brunel Managing Director Brian Venables. ...
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Volta Trucks Partners With CPC Group On Composite Exterior Body Panels For Volta Zero Electric Truck
The companies plan to start full-scale production on customer-specified vehicles by 2022’s end, leveraging composite materials in the body and trim. ...
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