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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.
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.
11 September 2020
Sadique has been a Mercedes-Benz customer for more than 30 years and is chairman of Sparshatt Truck & Van, a Mercedes-Benz dealer his ownership group purchased in 2018.
6 August 2020
The Sheffield-based company’s MD Scott Reynolds took one for a spin at a Northside Truck & Van event and came away impressed.
28 July 2020
Some of C&D South West’s drivers expressed concern at transitioning from traditional mirrors to the Mercedes-Benz MirrorCam system, but the haulier reports that MirrorCam has won them over.
22 July 2020
These additions are part of a £200 million investment designed to increase DPD’s next-day parcel delivery capacity.
21 July 2020
The haulage firm, which purchased their first Actros in 2013, typically runs their trucks for more than 100,000 kilometres per year and hasn’t suffered a breakdown since switching to Mercedes-Benz trucks.
20 July 2020
The Delanchy Group recently acquired the first Renault Trucks D Z.E. production model to exit Renault’s manufacturing facility in Blainville-sur-Orne, France.
15 July 2020
The truck will bear the team’s livery and will transport spare parts, tools, and other equipment that riders Marc Márquez and Alex Márquez rely on.
1 June 2020
The firm says buying DAF rather than replacing like-for-like was “a simple decision” due to DAF’s cost, performance, and “well-known reliability.”

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