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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.
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.

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