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26 July 2021
The milestone-setting Eurocargo is powered by compressed natural gas (CNG), which Plant Director Marco Colonna says reaffirms IVECO’s commitment to sustainable transportation.
15 July 2021
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.
13 July 2021
Highlights include the MAN OptiView mirror replacement system, the MAN CruiseAssist driving assistant, new drive functions, and improved aerodynamics.
13 July 2021
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.
7 July 2021
DAF Trucks is showcasing its New Generation DAF range at the ITT Hub show in Farnborough, and two of the main attractions—shown for first time in the UK—are DAF’s LF Electric and CF Electric.
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.
6 May 2021
After not having run Volvos for more than a decade, the FH’s fuel economy and high uptime won the logistics firm over.
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%.
21 April 2021
The chilled and frozen logistics firm took delivery of 10 of the biomethane-powered trucks and plans to replace the remaining diesel trucks in its 100-vehicle fleet over the next five years.
2 April 2021
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.
29 March 2021
The firm will reveal long-haul T and T High trucks upgrades for 2021 to new and existing players of the PC game on 6 April, with details on its updated C and K ranges to come at a later time.
16 March 2021
Stewarts expects the vehicles to work seven days a week and travel roughly 160,000 kilometres each year, working alongside 30 other Volvos.
12 March 2021
WH Barley has been running Actros trucks for the last three years, and Director Emma Barber says “They’ve been exceptionally reliable, economical, and popular with our drivers.”
11 March 2021
The Bridgend-based firm has chosen DAF as its brand of choice, amassing 78 trucks from the marque in three years, including a mix of LFs and XFs configured as box trucks, tankers, low decks, and much more.
26 February 2021
IVECO says that when running on biomethane fuel, the S-WAY LNG emits 95% less carbon dioxide, 90% less nitrogen dioxide, and 95% less particulate matter.
26 February 2021
The truck will travel along a 150-kilometre, one-way route between DHL terminals in Gothenburg and Jönköping, expanding Volvo’s zero-emissions testing from local to regional distribution.
23 February 2021
The Scania competed against the MAN TGX 18.510 BLS and Mercedes-Benz Actros 1853 LS in the 1000 Point Test, and against the same trucks plus the DAF XF 530 in the ETC test.
1 February 2021
Once all three projected test sites are up and running, the tests will include 22 trucks in total; Scania will manage maintenance and data collection for all test 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.
2 November 2020
Their customary route follows the coastline of the Coromandel Peninsula on the North Island and stops in the township of Thames, 44 kilometres from the barges and boats of Coromandel Harbour.
14 October 2020
The landmark vehicle is part of a four-truck order from DAF Trucks Australia and will soon be exported and put to work hauling fuel tankers.
9 October 2020
Two driving pros running the new V8 say they could both tell right away they were operating with more than the usual amount of power.
9 October 2020
With solar panels covering its roof and sides, the trailer will result in an estimated fuel savings of 5 to 10% in Sweden; researchers suggest that savings could be even greater in areas with more sunlit hours, such as Spain.
8 October 2020
The truck will debut in a digital event on October 14 that will also explore the firm’s roadmap for fuel cell commercial vehicles going forward.
2 October 2020
The project has validated newly developed components on various platforms, including an IVECO Stralis using FPT Industrial power components.

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