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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.
27 April 2021
The manufacturer says better aerodynamics, more fuel-efficient tyres, and the addition of Euro 6 Step E engines and Optivision predictive cruise control add up to fuel savings of up to 3%.
26 April 2021
The family-owned builders merchants group began replacing an ageing fleet of 18-tonne trucks back in 2006 with more versatile 26-t IVEVO Stralis trucks, and the process now continues with the firm’s smaller vehicles.
21 April 2021
The firm’s N35.125 curtainsiders are regional distribution workhorses that are also called upon to train IJ McGill drivers, helping non-heavy goods vehicle drivers move up to higher-GVW trucks.
20 April 2021
ISM Waste’s new truck has taken over the firm’s weekly cleanup of the street near its waste transfer station and does some local hire work, as well.
13 April 2021
The shiny new CF will work alongside a 17-year-old, 53-plate DAF CF 85.430 6x2 wrecker that the recovery specialist says is still seeing frontline duty.
12 April 2021
The new sewer-cleaning vehicle is based on an Arocs 3251 chassis from local Dealer Northside Truck & Van.
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.

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JA Killoh Adds Mercedes-Benz Actros L Trucks For Nationwide Seafood Distribution
“The drivers tell me they’re really quiet and comfortable, while in terms of fuel consumption the new trucks are already performing at the top end of our 9- to 9.5-mpg fleet average,” says proprietor James Killoh. ...
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The new MirrorCam features camera arms that are 10 centimetres shorter on each side, new image parameters, and an enhanced camera housing. ...
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