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8 March 2021
The 6x2 tractor is powered by a 12.4-litre, 503-horspower, Euro 6 engine and is so far getting 11.2 miles per gallon.
3 March 2021
Co-founder Diogo Ferreira wanted a special truck to celebrate his firm’s success, and only the very best would do.
3 March 2021
The FH 460 LNG delivers the same performance as its diesel counterpart but produces 20% less carbon dioxide emissions thanks to its unique G13C engine.
26 February 2021
IVECO says that when running on biomethane fuel, the S-WAY LNG emits 95% less carbon dioxide, 90% less nitrogen dioxide, and 95% less particulate matter.
24 February 2021
The firm opted for the 500-horsepower engine in the new trucks and reports that “the drivers absolutely love them.”
23 February 2021
The Scania competed against the MAN TGX 18.510 BLS and Mercedes-Benz Actros 1853 LS in the 1000 Point Test, and against the same trucks plus the DAF XF 530 in the ETC test.
18 February 2021
The trucks will enter the 8,000-vehicle fleet of Girteka Logistics, a full truck load (FTL) transportation specialist based in Lithuania, over the course of this year.
17 February 2021
The 6x2 tractor units will work at Armstrong’s three logistics centres in Doncaster, Hinkley, and Lutterworth, and they’ll top off their 155-kilogram LNG tanks at a Gasrec refuelling station at the Daventry International Rail Freight Terminal.
11 February 2021
The haulier spent a year comparing the fuel economy of various brands of trucks in its mixed fleet to find that its Volvo FH trucks with I-Save used as much as 10% less fuel than similar trucks from other manufacturers.
8 February 2021
The newest addition features a 12.9-litre CURSOR 13 engine that produces 570 horsepower and 2,500 newton-metres of torque, as well as a 16-speed HI-TRONIX automatic transmission with IVECO HI-CRUISE GPS adaptive cruise control.
27 January 2021
Folsana Pressed Sections’ Volvo FM12 recently passed the 16-year mark, and after covering nearly one million kilometres, the firm has invested in a new Volvo FH 6x2 Globetrotter XL pusher axle tractor unit.
22 January 2021
The firm also boasts more than 850 trailers and over 185,000 square metres of warehousing to support its logistics, pallet distribution, bulk haulage, and delivery fleets.
21 January 2021
The haulier chose the Renaults based on the manufacturer’s “impressive” reputation in the industry, as well as a competitive deal and cabs that make the firm’s drivers feel right at home on the road.
19 January 2021
Truck and Bus Wales and West helped the firm spec an FH Lite that was up to 490 kilograms lighter than a standard FH 6x2.
11 January 2021
The firm is a major supplier of logistics services to Volvo Group, and thus got to deliver its own trucks from the factory to the UK.
23 December 2020
The haulage firm ordered 1,000 DAF trucks in 2016 and has decided to return to the brand because of the trucks’ fuel efficiency, reliability, and comfort.
22 December 2020
Renault Trucks-authorised dealer RH Commercials restored the Magnum with help from Doncaster Trimmers; the truck will appear at shows across the UK and Ireland in 2021.
22 December 2020
The Swedish truck maker donated £1,000 for each FH Unlimited Edition truck sold in the UK over the past six months.
21 December 2020
The ambient, frozen, and chilled food distribution specialist has been working nearly non-stop during the pandemic, due to increased demand, and needed a fuel-efficient, driver-friendly truck.
18 December 2020
Alcaline is one of the first haulage firms in the UK to utilise IVECO’s newest tractor unit.
17 December 2020
The food and drink haulier says it did careful comparisons of the FH with similar models from “most of the other major manufacturers” and determined that the Volvo was the best choice.
14 December 2020
The purchase was prompted by the firm’s own in-house trials, which showed that trucks running on biomethane reduced CO2 emissions by more than 80%.
11 December 2020
The 24-mile trip only took an hour and 20 minutes, but planning was a key factor in successfully transporting wind turbine blades 68.3 metres long and weighing around 24 tonnes each.
19 November 2020
“Old-school” operator Gordon Taylor appreciates the comfort and luxury of the Actros Edition 1, and is a fan of the MirrorCam system as well.
13 November 2020
All of the firm’s new trucks feature the Mercedes-Benz MirrorCam system, which replaces traditional side mirrors with roof-mounted cameras and A-pillar-mounted displays in the cab.

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