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Truck Locator Tractor Units Blog Archive

20 December 2021
The programme will begin the validation and integration of Plus’ autonomous trucking technology with IVECO’s latest-generation S-WAY heavy-duty truck.
16 November 2021
In its announcement of the award, the Sustainable Truck of the Year jury highlighted the TGX’s advanced aerodynamics and efficient powertrain.
2 November 2021
Co-founder and Director Sam Archer, who previously served a full apprenticeship in the workshop at Thomas Hardie Commercials, has firsthand experience with both the quality of Volvo trucks and the backup service provided by the dealership.
19 October 2021
Based on Mercedes-Benz’s bp In-Truck Pay app, the system makes purchasing fuel faster and safer for drivers while making payment management more efficient for fleet managers.
18 October 2021
"The addition of a six-wheel LNG tractor unit to our gas vehicle range is an exciting step forward as it opens up new opportunities for biogas-fuelled long distance haulage," says Scania (Great Britain) Limited’s UK Sales Director, Vincente Connolly.
15 October 2021
The haulier has two more FHs ordered for early next year and says that soon more than 90% of its fleet will be Volvo trucks.
12 October 2021
“A key factor for us is considering what the drivers want, and our drivers love Volvo,” says Walkers Transport Operations Director Chris Burley.
11 October 2021
Headquartered in Copenhagen, DFDS is Northern Europe’s largest shipping and logistics company, with 10,000 employees worldwide and annual revenues of more than DKK 19 billion.
8 October 2021
Imperial estimates the new trucks will reduce its annual carbon emissions by over 3,000 tonnes.
7 October 2021
The new 6x4 Mercedes-Benz trucks are both powered by 15.6-litre, 425-kilowatt, straight-six engines and are outfitted with the range-topping GigaSpace cab.
30 September 2021
Paul Chapman & Sons needed a new flagship truck for hauling heavy equipment all over the country, and Volvo’s 750-horsepower FH16 fills the bill.
29 September 2021
“These FMXes represent the first of an all-new generation of vehicles, and so far, we’ve been massively impressed,” says Collins Earthworks Garage Manager Andy Jinks.
27 September 2021
“This special unit pays fitting tribute to the closeness and quality of our relationships with the manufacturer and its local representative, as well as to our own history and track record in the industry,” says Elddis Transport MD Nigel Cook.
24 September 2021
A recent delivery of six 6x2 tractor units marks the third round of new S-WAYs from dealerpoint NI Trucks to join ND Grain’s fleet of trucks that collect milk from farms across six counties of Northern Ireland.
22 September 2021
The first-generation Actros debuted at the IAA transport show in Hanover, Germany, on 21 September, 1996.
22 September 2021
The haulier especially appreciates the truck’s low kerb weight, which allows them to “maximise payload and drive down costs.”
15 September 2021
The Award lauds Renault Trucks for devising the best solution for the needs of its customers, such as improving air quality and reducing noise pollution while maintaining productivity.
2 September 2021
The company purchased the 428-horsepower Actros 2543 trucks with StreamSpace cabs—the first with its new corporate livery—from South Wales dealer Euro Commercials with competitive funding support from Mercedes-Benz.
1 September 2021
The 570-horsepower 6x2 tractor will haul colour-coded tipper trailers back and forth across the Scottish Highlands.
3 August 2021
The “Fuelled by Glenfiddich” initiative will use natural gas-powered Stralis trucks fuelled by waste products from the distillery.
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.

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IVEVO T-WAY Garners More Accolades, Takes Home iF Design Award
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Volvo Trucks Opens Battery Plant In Belgium
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Harbour Haulage Of Scotland Turns To Mercedes-Benz For A New Actros L Truck
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Renault Revolutionises Last-Mile Delivery With E-Tech Master OptiModale
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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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