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11 December 2019
Director Luke Gardner says the trucks “have great driver acceptance,” which is an increasingly crucial factor in the vehicle selection and purchasing process.
10 December 2019
Improved fuel efficiency, reduced CO2 emissions, and greater levels of driver comfort and productivity highlight the list of updates.
6 September 2019
The president of DAF trucks handed the keys over in a ceremony to long-standing DAF customer Luc Gheys, co-owner of Belgian transport firm Groep Gheys.
6 June 2019
The firm’s new acquisitions include two FM 6x2 tractor units, two FM rigid hook loaders, and an FE rigid skip loader truck.
5 June 2019
The Trowbridge firm “undertook extensive research, including a three-week loan of an FH-500 for fuel benchmarking,” before making the purchase.
8 May 2019
The logistics firm moves frozen food, aquatic products, and frozen meat, and trusts its Scania trucks to help it be reliable, efficient, and timely.
7 May 2019
At this year’s CV Show, DAF Trucks introduced several new axle options and vehicle configurations for its extensive lineup of CF and XF vehicles aimed specifically at U.K. customers.
2 May 2019
Earthworks UK, a recycling, site clearance, and grab lorry hire company based in Avonmouth, Bristol, recently added a new Volvo FMX 8x4 model to its fleet.
2 May 2019
Camden Group appreciate the driver appeal and reliability of Volvo trucks, and they report that dealerpoint Dennison Commercials Ltd are “a personable and responsive organisation.”
1 May 2019
The compressed natural gas-powered truck can reduce CO2 emissions by 15%, NO2 emissions by 90%, and particulate matter by 99%, but provides “the same” power output as its diesel equivalent.
29 April 2019
T. A. Wood, a haulage contractor based in Octofad Farm, Isle of Islay, recently purchased an 8x4 Scania P 410 rigid truck outfitted with Hyva hook loader equipment, which, depending on the configuration, can support maximum loads of 1 to 30 tonnes.
29 April 2019
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29 April 2019
Burcombe Haulage of Saltash, Cornwall, love their I-Shift Dual Clutch-equipped Volvo FH, so they had the clutch specially fitted into the FM, as well.
25 April 2019
Renault vehicles on display at the event will run the gamut from an F1 racer to a T520 tractor unit, all painted Sirius yellow and sporting the Renault Sport livery.
25 April 2019
Volvo will have 14 new FH trucks on display at this year’s Truckfest, as well as a used FH-460 13-litre 6x2, a used FM-450 11-litre truck, and an FM Roll-Over cab.
24 April 2019
This delivery is part of a total order for 18 trucks, including 15 FM tractors and three FH models.
23 April 2019
Nagel Langdons Limited, a refrigerated and frozen food distribution specialist based in Bridgwater, Somerset, recently put in a large order for 205 Scania trucks for delivery in 2019 and 2020.
18 April 2019
DAF is introducing a new 10-tonne front axle designed to support heavy cranes mounted behind the cab, among other new vehicle configurations made for the construction industry.
9 April 2019
Billy Bowie Special Projects, a waste management company based in Kilmarnock, Scotland, recently purchased six IVECO Stralis trucks, all sporting the company’s trademark yellow livery.
4 March 2019
The logistics firm also gave the trucks a new livery to commemorate this tremendous milestone.
5 February 2019
The industrial waste management firm added the FH-500 6x2 tractor units to its fleet based on the performance of previous Volvo acquisitions.
5 February 2019
The Welsh transport company has ordered 36 brand-new XF 480s, its first DAF trucks in 10 years.
28 January 2019
A Sweden-based transportation company recently upgraded from Scania R 580 trucks to new R 520 models and lowered their annual fuel costs by roughly 10,000 euros per truck.
11 January 2019
SK Distribution, a pallet delivery company and Palletways network member based in Buxton, Derbyshire, recently added a new Volvo FH-500 6x2 tractor unit to its fleet.
4 January 2019
Spiers & Hartwell, based in Blackminster, Worcestershire, recently placed an order for one Scania S730 and 11 Scania S500 6x2 trucks, which will soon join the company’s fleet of 50 Scania vehicles.

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