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26 February 2021
The truck will travel along a 150-kilometre, one-way route between DHL terminals in Gothenburg and Jönköping, expanding Volvo’s zero-emissions testing from local to regional distribution.
24 February 2021
The firm opted for the 500-horsepower engine in the new trucks and reports that “the drivers absolutely love them.”
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.
3 February 2021
A.J. Ostridge Transport, a haulage contractor based in Maldon, bolstered its 20-vehicle fleet with the purchase and already has a 6x2 Volvo FM rigid making deliveries from Carr’s Flour Mills.
27 January 2021
Volvo consulted with both emergency service providers and bodybuilders when designing the new cab to ensure it had all of the features necessary to properly serve the industry.
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.
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.
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.
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%.
9 December 2020
The 12-tonne 4x2 rigids feature D5K engines that produce 210 horsepower and up to 800 newton-metres of torque and 5,300-millimetre wheelbases.
8 December 2020
Amazon’s intelligent assistant tech will be part of a new digital instrument panel designed to help drivers access the information and controls they need whilst keeping their focus on the road.
30 November 2020
The 4x2 rigid runs on four 200-kilowatt-hour batteries that give it a 193-kilometre operating range while hauling up to 12 pallets with a maximum weight of 6 tonnes.
25 November 2020
The firm says it considered two other truck brands for the purchase, but neither could match the total package that Volvo had on offer.
11 November 2020
The Peterborough firm is using the 18-tonne 4x2 rigid with beavertail body to haul demonstration units from its fleet of road sweepers, snow ploughs, and other machinery.
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.
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.
22 October 2020
The new FMX boasts a redesigned cab, higher payload capacities, and a slew of updated safety features.
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.
15 October 2020
The manufacturer says the newest iteration of I-Save not only improves fuel efficiency by 10% over the standard FH, but also marks a 3% improvement over the 2019 iteration.
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.
2 October 2020
ASB Transport’s fleet of 20 trucks includes 18 Volvos; the firm bought the new FMs from Regional Sales Manager Richard Moorse at Volvo Truck and Bus Centre East Anglia.

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