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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.
19 December 2018
Totnes, Devon,-based Brooking Hire recently added a new FH16 to its fleet of 14 Volvo trucks, all of which are outfitted with vacuum sweeper bodies.
18 December 2018
The DAF LF was named Truck of the Year for the second year in a row at the 2018 Commercial Fleet Awards, coming out on top thanks to its performance and reliability and DAF’s excellent aftersales support.
14 December 2018
Ten new Volvo FH trucks with 500-horsepower D13K Euro 6 engines have found a new home at BJS Home Delivery, a transport company based in Wednesbury in the West Midlands.
12 December 2018
A1 Services (Manchester) Limited, a waste removal and recycling company, recently purchased two Volvo FMX 6x4 vehicles, which are the first tractor units the company has ever owned.
12 December 2018
MTS Haulage, based in Westport, County Mayo, Ireland, recently purchased a new Volvo FH16-750 6x4 tractor unit to aid in its tipper and heavy haulage operations.
29 November 2018
IVECO’s Stralis NP 460 won the Sustainable Truck of the Year 2019 award in the Tractor category at Ecomondo 2018, which took place earlier this month in Rimini, Italy.
26 October 2018
R M Hadfield Haulage, based in Buxton, Derbyshire, recently ordered 14 Volvo FH-500 6x2 Lite tractors from Thomas Hardie Commercials Ltd, bringing the total in its fleet up to 20.
12 October 2018
CEVA Logistics, with multiple locations around the UK, recently purchased a fleet of 85 Volvo FM tractor units.
5 October 2018
Barrow-in-Furness-based Wicks Group recently added to its fleet a horsebox with a Volvo FH-460 6x2 chassis as its base.
2 October 2018
Volvo recently manufactured its millionth FH truck, which the company presented to Gesuko, a specialist in refrigerated transport, at IAA Commercial Vehicles 2018 in Hannover, Germany.
27 August 2018
LSS Waste Management Limited, a waste recycling operation based in Leeds, is increasing its fleet to more than 75 vehicles, 95% of which are Scania models, by bringing in 14 new Scania XT trucks.
24 August 2018
Volvo Trucks has supplied two new trucks, a Volvo FH-500 and a Volvo FM-370, to Central Chemical Supplies Ltd., a Northern Ireland-based independent chemical trader.
21 August 2018
Volvo Trucks, together with a London-based dealer, recently delivered a series of five Volvo FMX chassis and two Volvo FH chassis tractor units to Readypower Rail Services.
6 August 2018
Alwin Limited, which has been in business for 50 years and maintains operations in the waste management and temperature-controlled distribution industries, wants to make a statement with its two New DAF XF 530 trucks.
3 August 2018
Suffolk-based Maritime Transport, a multi-modal logistics company, recently placed an order for 200 Scania R450 trucks, its largest single order yet.
1 August 2018
R Collard, based in Everley in Hampshire, England, recently added a Volvo FH16-750 8x4 Pusher Tag axle Tridem truck to its fleet.
30 July 2018
C & K Marr Ltd., a timber transport company based in Dufftown, Moray, Scotland, recently purchased a new Volvo FH13-540 6x2 truck for use in its operation.
28 June 2018
The new trucks earn the magazines’ Slovenian Truck Of The Year 2018 award thanks to fuel efficiency and driver comfort features.

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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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Low Cab Entry Drives Highway Maintenance Specialist’s Acquisition Of Volvo FE Tippers
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