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4 August 2021
The 18-tonne FEs with beavertail bodywork replaced smaller trucks from a competing manufacturer and allow the company to transport larger equipment, such as excavators.
27 July 2021
Ringway of West Sussex has added three 26-tonne Volvo FE 6x2 rigid tipper trucks to its UK-wide fleet.
21 July 2021
The logistics and supply chain specialist made the most of its demonstrator, putting the truck through its paces in the Yorkshire Dales “to see if they could handle the job.”
19 July 2021
The firm says its drivers love the new Volvos, and the rear-suction sweeper bodywork from Bucher Municipal represents a big competitive advantage as it provides a deep clean in a single pass.
12 July 2021
The new trucks are the first Volvos Willshees Waste & Recycling has put into service in several years, but owner Dean Willshee says an impressive test drive sealed the deal.
28 June 2021
The range-topping DISAB body can access tanks of waste material using remote control, obviating the need to put the firm’s personnel at risk.
25 June 2021
As the truck will work five days a week and run 60,000 kilometres per year, KPH Plant Hire ordered Volvo’s long-haul fuel package with I-See predictive cruise control to optimise fuel efficiency and reduce engine wear.
18 June 2021
Manfreight has been running Volvos since 1978, just two years after its founding; the newest additions to the firm’s fleet will run six days a week and log up to 200,000 kilometres per year.
15 June 2021
The dealer hopes to raise £5,000 this year to benefit Derian House Children’s Hospice, a provider of free respite and end-of-life care for more than 400 youth in North West England.
14 June 2021
Supplied by Truck and Bus Wales and West, the new Volvos replace six older AB2K trucks, four of which are also FH16s.
2 June 2021
The Volvo FH LNG uses small amounts of diesel to initiate ignition of the air-fuel mixture, helping its G13C engine deliver 460 horsepower and 2,300 newton-metres of torque, the same as the truck's diesel-only counterpart.
27 May 2021
The cleaning and grounds equipment manufacturer replaced a van with the FL in order to accommodate some of its newer, larger machines.
26 May 2021
Each year, Volvo Trucks honors the dealer that has demonstrated the highest level of performance in all areas of operation, including especially customer service.
21 May 2021
“They are tried and tested trucks, incredibly reliable, and we know they can do the job we require,” says co-owner Ken Martin, “which is why we keep renewing with them.”
12 May 2021
Volvo says the FH with I-Save consumes up to 10% less fuel, which will save the West Yorkshire firm a pretty penny in its long-haul operations.
6 May 2021
After not having run Volvos for more than a decade, the FH’s fuel economy and high uptime won the logistics firm over.
4 May 2021
Cellcentric’s goal is to start with customer tests of fuel-cell trucks in about three years and to be in series production of the trucks during the second half of this decade.
30 April 2021
The Melksham haulier specified the FH for long-haul work and will send it across Europe, often for two weeks at a time.
27 April 2021
The new 6x2 460-horsepower (343-kilowatt) tractor unit is a Volvo FH Lite with a pusher axle that can be lifted to save fuel.
20 April 2021
ISM Waste’s new truck has taken over the firm’s weekly cleanup of the street near its waste transfer station and does some local hire work, as well.
31 March 2021
The firm reports that the FL is a big step up from its previous vehicle, both in terms of its payload capacity and its fuel efficiency.
22 March 2021
“We’re Volvo through and through; we started out with an FL10 and they have always been our primary manufacturer of choice,” says co-owner Dalvinder Singh Boparai.
19 March 2021
The Swedish truck maker says it has sold more than 1 million trucks with the technology worldwide.
16 March 2021
Stewarts expects the vehicles to work seven days a week and travel roughly 160,000 kilometres each year, working alongside 30 other Volvos.
11 March 2021
The haulier already numbers 50 FH I-Save tractor units in its fleet, and says the fuel-sipping trucks have quickly become their most fuel-efficient 44-tonners.

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