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23 April 2020
The family-owned logistics, warehousing, and transport specialist favours the FH; founder Eddie Farrall calls it “the greatest truck ever built.”
21 April 2020
The 50/50 partnership is part of the companies’ efforts to support Green Deal initiatives that hope to make Europe carbon-neutral by 2050.
17 April 2020
The concrete frame construction firm have purchased a new FH 540 and two FH 500 6x2 tractor units for hauling construction machinery and building materials.
13 April 2020
The refuse collection and recycling specialist will operate the trucks seven days a week while covering up to 200,000 kilometres (124,274 miles) per year between them.
13 April 2020
Here’s a closer look at the new FH16, which features a bolder, more sophisticated exterior that Volvo says reflects the truck’s “more connected and smarter than ever before” design.
7 April 2020
EWD Recycling’s 32-tonne FMXs are equipped with Boweld steel tipping bodies or Hyva hookloader bodywork and drawbar couplings, and each uses a Euro 6, Step D Volvo D11K diesel engine.
27 March 2020
The warehousing and distribution specialist says they are facing Christmas-level volumes “plus a bit more,” and has needed every truck they could get to keep up with demand.
27 March 2020
The specialist joinery contractor says Volvo is one of only a few brands they’d consider, due to driver popularity and the reliability and aftersales support they’ve enjoyed with previous Volvos.
26 March 2020
Volvo recently redesigned the FM inside and out, with a focus on operator experience, safety, and productivity.
25 March 2020
Maze expects to put roughly 130,000 kilometres (80,778 miles) per year on each of the trucks, which are supplied on a four-year contract hire agreement with Volvo Gold repair and maintenance contracts.
18 March 2020
The roofing supply merchants operated a Volvo FE 4x2 for a year and liked it enough to place its newest order for three 6x2 rigids and an 8x2 rigid, all with D11K engines and brick grab cranes.
17 March 2020
The firm opted for the entire long-haul fuel package, which includes special software, Volvo’s I-See predictive cruise control, I-Cruise intelligent cruise control with I-Roll, and an automatic engine idle shutdown capability.
2 March 2020
The Swedish truck manufacturer says the updates are designed to help its customers attract and retain top driving talent.
28 February 2020
The most obvious upgrades to the Volvo FM and FMX are their new exteriors, but the real action is in their brand-new cabs.
27 February 2020
FreshLinc Fleet Engineer Andy Marchant says, “the FH is a fantastic truck and we always receive positive driver feedback. That was one of the primary reasons we placed the order.”
21 February 2020
Jet Plant Hire Ltd, a road planing specialist based in Evesham, recently added a Volvo FMX Tridem truck to its fleet of 35 vehicles.
17 February 2020
Mackirdy says that so far, the FM has proved “totally reliable and very good on fuel, too.”
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.
30 January 2020
Amazone Logistics Manager Ian Caulkett says his firm sticks with Volvo trucks “due to the reliability levels we get with the brand.”
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.
14 January 2020
Harrisons Transport, a cargo and freight company based in Holmes, Preston in Lancashire, recently added eight new Volvo FH trucks to its fleet.
24 December 2019
The 500-horsepower 6x2 rigid drawbar truck is the fourth FH drawbar combination in M.R. Horn’s fleet, and the second to come equipped with Volvo’s I-Shift Dual Clutch.
18 December 2019
On the heels of its FE and FL electric truck model launches, Volvo has unveiled new heavy-duty electric concept vehicles designed for construction and regional applications.
17 December 2019
Head of Operations Charlie Threapleton likens the trucks to Swiss Army knives: “compact but bristling with well-designed equipment.”
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.

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