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10 November 2020
IVECO says the S-Way NP is the only natural gas vehicle with 1,600-kilometre autonomy; the truck has a new cab with a drag coefficient improved by 12%, which enables a reduction of fuel consumption by up to 4%.
5 November 2020
This latest order brings PJ Webb’s Renault fleet contingent to 31; MD Phillip Webb says Renault trucks meet his firm’s requirements for ruggedness and keep his drivers happy.
4 November 2020
The new I-Save-equipped 4x2 trucks are the first Volvos the firm has purchased in more than six years; early returns show the Swedish trucks performing favourably vs. Slam Transport’s fleet average for fuel economy.
26 October 2020
The new Actros, one of just 400 Edition 1 trucks, is powered by a 617-horsepower engine and benefits from Benz’s Active Brake Assist 5 and Predictive Powertrain Control technologies, as well as the MirrorCam system.
23 October 2020
The 500-horsepower 6x2 tractor is the tenth Volvo the firm has bought over the past two years; Transport Manager Jon Sutton says the marque is a favorite thanks to “fantastic” fuel figures and high driver satisfaction.
15 October 2020
The firm is putting the trucks to work as a trial to test the viability of replacing diesel tractors with gas-powered equivalents.
13 October 2020
CJ Sheeran of Mountrath, County Laois, intends to couple the new trucks with curtainside trailers and use them for double shifts six days per week, yearly covering approximately 100,000 kilometres.
12 October 2020
Lars Johansson of haulage firm Åkeri has been using a 590-horsepower timber truck to haul logs in such settings as a forest near Skellefteå, Sweden, as part of a test programme involving several other transporters.
1 October 2020
The supermarket chain bought its first DAF 15 years ago and currently operates a 10-year-old CF with nearly 1 million kilometres on it.
28 September 2020
The truck maker says it will only produce 400 of these distinctive trucks and that orders will open in January 2021.
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.

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MAN Truck & Bus At Work On The ANITA Project’s Self-Driving Vehicles For Hub-To-Hub Logistics Routes
After the development and implementation phase, the software and an autonomous MAN truck—with a safety driver on board—will begin testing in real-world operations in Ulm. ...
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Scania Partnering To Test Feasibility Of Long-Haul Electrified Trucks Powered By Overhead Wires
The electric road system is seen as one of the most technically viable and economically attractive options for the electrification of heavy-duty trucks because it uses known and available technologies in new ways. ...
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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
Ringway of West Sussex has added three 26-tonne Volvo FE 6x2 rigid tipper trucks to its UK-wide fleet. ...
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IVECO Launches Projects To Promote The Benefits Of Natural Gas & Its Key Role In Decarbonizing Transport
?The “IVECO Ambassador” programme aims to raise awareness of the brand’s values on different themes. ...
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IVECO’s Brescia, Italy, Production Plant Manufactures 600,000th Eurocargo
The milestone-setting Eurocargo is powered by compressed natural gas (CNG), which Plant Director Marco Colonna says reaffirms IVECO’s commitment to sustainable transportation. ...
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PRM Green Technologies Sticks With Mercedes-Benz Actros For Equipment Recycling Transport
The firm has acquired a second Mercedes-Benz Actros 2540 LnR, this one a member of the fifth-generation Actros range introduced to the UK in 2019. ...
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Brunel Of Cornwall Purchases Rare Mercedes-Benz Actros Edition 1 Tractor & Arocs Tipper
“We’re very proud to be running a fabulous Actros Edition 1 as our first tractor unit,” says Brunel Managing Director Brian Venables. ...
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Volta Trucks Partners With CPC Group On Composite Exterior Body Panels For Volta Zero Electric Truck
The companies plan to start full-scale production on customer-specified vehicles by 2022’s end, leveraging composite materials in the body and trim. ...
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