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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.”
28 May 2020
I.T.S. plans to put more than 100,000 kilometres on the new FH each year hauling flour and general cargo.
28 May 2020
The 38-vehicle fleet consists of a mix of G-, R-, and S-series trucks in 4x2, 4x4, and 6x4 axle configurations with 13- and 16-litre engines.
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.
21 May 2020
The drivers had the opportunity on 16 May to drive their trucks around a test track located at IVECO’s manufacturing and R&D facility in Ulm, Germany.
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.
12 May 2020
Designed specifically for long-haul operations, the S-WAY boasts an entirely new cab built from the ground up along with numerous design, connectivity, sustainability, safety, and other features.
30 April 2020
The Bathgate-based energy provider agreed to try out a Range T520 on a six-month trial back in August, and three months in, the firm decided to buy the truck outright and place an additional order for a 6x2 Range T480.
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.
7 April 2020
The logistics firm recently ordered Renault Trucks Range T tractor units that are expected to cover 180,000 kilometers annually for FreshLinc Group’s temperature-controlled division.
27 March 2020
The warehousing and distribution specialist says they are facing Christmas-level volumes “plus a bit more,” and has needed every truck they could get to keep up with demand.
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.
4 March 2020
The Netherlands-based Peter Appel Transport is currently testing two DAF CF Hybrid trucks with diesel engines and electric models.
28 February 2020
The most obvious upgrades to the Volvo FM and FMX are their new exteriors, but the real action is in their brand-new cabs.
14 January 2020
Harrisons Transport, a cargo and freight company based in Holmes, Preston in Lancashire, recently added eight new Volvo FH trucks to its fleet.
3 January 2020
The firm’s drivers say the system provides much better visibility, especially when cornering and reversing; Mercedes-Benz adds that the system’s compact camera housings produce an estimated 1.5% fuel savings.

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East Midlands’ JC Balls & Sons Specifies MirrorCam Feature In Its New Mercedes-Benz Arocs Truck
MirrorCam eliminates a truck’s side mirrors and replaces them with a system of cameras, which feed live video to 15-inch displays mounted in the cab on the two A-pillars. ...
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Maritime Transport Wraps Up Acquisition Of 100 New Mercedes-Benz Actros Trucks
The firm’s recent order represents its first new trucks to bear the three-pointed star since 2017. ...
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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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