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11 December 2019
Director Luke Gardner says the trucks “have great driver acceptance,” which is an increasingly crucial factor in the vehicle selection and purchasing process.
5 December 2019
The specialist haulage firm have been running Volvo FH tractors for a number of years, but the four new rigids are their first from Volvo; so far, “the drivers absolutely love” the new trucks.
13 November 2019
The trucks are currently for sale in France, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, and Switzerland; Volvo says availability will expand to the UK, Ireland, and other European markets “at a later date.”
12 November 2019
The truck is assisting the firm in resurfacing roads throughout the Midlands in the South of England, and director Doug Mackness reports that the driver “loves the new vehicle.”
12 November 2019
The logistics firm have been a Volvo customer since the 1980s, citing the marque’s quality and the service received from local dealerpoint Hartshorne Motor Services.
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.
11 November 2019
Supplied by McCarthy Commercials, the 10x4 FMX tippers are equipped with 460-horsepower Volvo D13K engines and Fitzgerald Vehicle Body Builders tipper bodies.
7 November 2019
Brecon-based Phil Davies Haulage has acquired its first Volvo FH Lite 6x2 tractor unit.
5 November 2019
Owner Mike Blake says that so far “the FH is second to none,” and that Volvo’s Dynafleet management platform is “a phenomenal telematics tool for a small business.”
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.
29 October 2019
The vehicles produce zero emissions and low noise levels, making them an excellent fit for working in densely populated urban centres with stringent emissions and noise regulations.
24 October 2019
The waste management firm purchased a blend of FE, FH, and FMX models and has added them to its fleet of more than 45 vehicles.
21 October 2019
Smoother shifting means fewer liquid surges, making the load easier and more fuel-efficient to handle.
14 October 2019
The firm ran Volvos some 20 years ago but went with another marque until the recent demonstration of an FE model made a favourable impression.
11 October 2019
The company goes beyond crash tests in its pursuit of fewer accidents and death; its Accident Research Team goes to actual crash sites and collects data that can improve real-world designs.
1 October 2019
One of the new trucks also features a special custom livery designed by a student from Johnston Primary to promote holidays in Wales.
30 September 2019
The trucks are equipped with high-tech onboard dust extraction systems to ensure correct burning in customers’ biomass boiler systems.
30 September 2019
The curtainside truck frequently hauls loads up to its 26-tonne rated maximum capacity, and the brewery supply firm reports that “the driver thinks it’s a really good vehicle.”
18 September 2019
The trucks came by way of Hartshorne Motor Services Ltd, the haulage firm’s longtime dealerpoint of choice.
16 September 2019
The FMX rigids feature Volvo D11K Euro 6 engines that produce 410 horsepower, as well as I-Shift gearboxes with Volvo’s construction package software included.
4 September 2019
Walkers says they were looking to build a long-term relationship with both a marque and a dealer, and that Volvo and Crossroads Truck and Bus “came to the party more than anyone else.”
29 August 2019
The FMX rigids are outfitted with Boweld Taperlite steel tipper bodies and onboard weighing systems, as well as a raft of safety-minded extras, and are covered by two-year Volvo Gold Service Contracts.
21 August 2019
The Leicester firm is looking to make its 200-truck fleet greener, and the Bio-LNG-powered tractor units accomplish that while also cutting fuel costs.
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.
7 August 2019
The trucks have Euro 6 emissions compliance, 1,150-millimetre ground clearance, and the hauling capacity the mining firm needs.

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