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6 February 2020
The Scottish bulk tipper transport firm bought a 500-horsepower Volvo FH 6x2 tag axle unit which will haul Fruehauf and Wilcox tipper trailers.
21 January 2020
The firm trialled FH and FM models before making a purchase, and while both performed well, the company ultimately landed on the FH as the preferred choice of its drivers.
9 January 2020
The firm ran an extensive evaluation of a Range T demonstrator and found the truck competitive economically and to the liking of their drivers.
9 January 2020
The Lincolnshire logistics, warehousing, and distribution firm reports that they are pleased with the trucks and the support they have received thus far from dealerpoint Sparshatt Truck & Van of Teynham, Kent.
6 January 2020
DAF’s partners in the real-world tests are quite happy with the all-electric trucks thus far, and DAF are gathering valuable data which will help them refine the trucks further.
30 December 2019
Mercedes-Benz says that of the 400 Actros Edition 1 trucks produced, “only 35 will reach the domestic market,” making it a truly limited-edition flagship model for Wrings.
17 December 2019
The remainder of the haulage firm’s fleet consists of eight 500-horsepower Volvo FH tractors; owner Michael Harry says the new FH16 is “over specified” but will give the firm the ability to provide a greater range of services.
4 December 2019
Due to an agreement made with Daimler AG, the firm has reversed the position of its trucks’ horsepower ratings and the series’ S moniker.
2 December 2019
New driver-centric technologies, all-new truck designs, and advanced alternate fuel options were the highlights of the firm’s displays at the show.
19 November 2019
Provided by Lancashire DAF in Preston, the new trucks replace outgoing units in the firm’s all-DAF 28-vehicle fleet.
11 November 2019
Founder Phil Davies says his first Volvo truck was a 1987 FL7; the vehicle served him well for a number of years and helped in forming his favourable opinion of the marque in general.
30 October 2019
The UK’s largest container transport company has chosen two-year service contracts for all 350 of its new trucks and intends to keep them in service at least five years.
21 October 2019
Smoother shifting means fewer liquid surges, making the load easier and more fuel-efficient to handle.
16 October 2019
Twenty-five drivers from across Europe are competing to be the best in an event that focuses “solely on rational driving.”
30 September 2019
Scania says its V8 enjoys legendary status among operators and drivers, and that V8 models represent “a significant proportion of” the firm’s sales in the UK.
18 September 2019
The trucks came by way of Hartshorne Motor Services Ltd, the haulage firm’s longtime dealerpoint of choice.
3 September 2019
The haulage firm cites reliability among the chief factors in their purchase decision—and as the chief reason why DAF trucks make up more than 75% of their 160-truck fleet.
30 August 2019
Sustainability and driver preference weighed heavily in the firm’s selection process.
29 August 2019
The haulage firm says a nearby dealership (North East Truck & Van) and 24/7 access to service “sealed the deal.”
19 August 2019
The haulage firm has been running Volvo trucks since the early 1970s and says it chose the FHs on the basis of reliability, fuel efficiency, payload capacity, and driver acceptance.
19 August 2019
Logistics Manager Chris Sweeney says premium trucks and premium service are the keys to minimising the risk of disruption due to vehicle downtime.
7 August 2019
After putting out a call for demonstration vehicles and putting two of them to the test, Limehillock went with their favourite option all along: a Volvo.
1 August 2019
Joint MD Graeme Headley went to Volvo’s Ghent production facility to watch the truck roll off the assembly line. “I’ve driven Volvos all my life,” he says.
22 July 2019
Owner Nick Malpus says he’s had no problems with his Volvo FH tractor units and that his drivers love them.
16 July 2019
The trucks are the lightest in the Monk fleet, which means they can haul heavier payloads, make fewer trips, and save the firm some cash. They are also helpful in recruiting skilled drivers.

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