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28 September 2020
The programme helps drivers learn how to take advantage of current assistance systems and get the best fuel economy from their trucks.
28 September 2020
MAH UK Transport owner Michael Harry (who drives a Volvo himself) says, “I have run other marques over the years, but nothing compares to the reliability and driving performance of a Volvo.”
22 September 2020
The 450-horsepower truck is loaded with cutting-edge safety and efficiency features, and Downes Transport says that so far, it is a mile-and-a-half per gallon ahead of the firm’s previous-generation Actros trucks.
18 September 2020
The trucks’ Volvo G13C engine provides the same horsepower, torque, and fuel efficiency of its diesel equivalent with dramatic reductions in CO2 emissions and potential for lower operating costs.
15 September 2020
The firm’s MD Francesco Casilli says the purchase is important both for the reduced emissions it represents as well as the injection of money into the beleaguered economy.
14 September 2020
The Volvo FH tractor units are powered by Volvo’s proven D13K Euro 6 Step D-compliant diesel engine producing up to 540 horsepower between 1,400 and 1,800 rpm.
9 September 2020
The auction will take place on September 18; the 6x2 XF 460 FTG proudly bears a custom Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C. livery.
24 August 2020
Scania’s research partners indicate that a successful outcome could eventually lead to as much as 80% of heavy trucks in Germany utilising similar tech to dramatically reduce carbon emissions.
19 August 2020
The dealer will ask customers who take the trucks out for evaluation to donate £100 per week to one of two worthy causes.
19 August 2020
The freight specialists will use the newest addition to their 35-vehicle fleet to haul palletised and containerised loads from the Southampton Docks.
13 August 2020
The truck offers the flexibility of pairing with either a beavertail trailer or a demountable dropside body for heightened manoeuvrability.
3 August 2020
The potato supplier from Tadcaster secured an FH 500 6x2 tractor with a D13K Euro 6 engine and Volvo’s Globetrotter cab on a four-year contract hire agreement with Crossroads Truck and Bus.
30 July 2020
As the owner of a small firm in a crowded market, owner Geoff Woodcock decided he needed to make a splash, so he splashed out on a top-shelf Actros tractor unit.
28 July 2020
The new 473-horsepower Renaults will haul palletised loads in curtainside and double-deck trailers for The Pallet Network.
22 July 2020
The Kent-based logistics and transport specialists bought their first Mercedes-Benz trucks following a successful stint with a 530-horsepower Actros demonstrator unit with a GigaSpace cab.
16 July 2020
The order of the new trucks, which will run five days a week hauling shipping containers from Felixstowe throughout the UK, also marks the firm’s 40th anniversary.
13 July 2020
The new Actros replaces an older one and not only provides significant technology upgrades for driver comfort and safety, but also improves on the older truck’s fuel economy by “a good half a mile per gallon.”
9 July 2020
The team depends on the Volvo tractors to haul everything from its cars to hospitality equipment, parts and tools, and more.
7 July 2020
The truck maker says the FH Unlimited takes “the very definition of premium to the next level.”
7 July 2020
When selecting their newest truck, Petch Transport prioritised fuel efficiency, reliability, longevity, and driver retention.
6 July 2020
These “Pure Excellence” XF FTG 6x2 tractors are available with 480 and 530 horsepower engines, and each bears the custom “liquid metal silver” livery.
6 July 2020
Two of the new trucks are 460-horsepower models configured with I-Save technology for maximum fuel efficiency during long-haul operations, and one is a 500-HP truck that will work around the clock.
2 July 2020
Rees commissioned a personal tribute to mark the 75th anniversary of VE day with images of his grandfather, his wife’s grandfather, and his driver’s grandfather in uniform.
22 June 2020
The haulier expects to keep the Volvos in operation for five years and run them up to about 100,000 kilometres per annum.
18 June 2020
The family-owned, Kent-based shipping container transport specialist reports that about half of their 30-truck fleet are Mercedes-Benz trucks.

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Melton Mowbray-Based Landscape Specialists Receive Isuzu’s 1,000th Driveaway Truck
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Kuehne+Nagel Purchases Eight Volvo FH LNG Tractor Units To Reduce Emissions & Improve Sustainability
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Gateshead-Based Builders’ Merchant More Than Doubles New-Generation Arocs Fleet With New Order
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