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7 August 2019
The trucks have Euro 6 emissions compliance, 1,150-millimetre ground clearance, and the hauling capacity the mining firm needs.
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.
24 July 2019
The FH’s tridem chassis allows a rear-mounted crane, which the firm says provides greater flexibility when moving larger generators.
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.
11 July 2019
The haulage firm does two-thirds of its business in Europe, so getting a fully compliant tractor was crucial to their operation.
10 July 2019
The plant equipment dealer has operated Volvo trucks for more than a decade and needed a new truck straightaway; Truck and Bus Wales and West had just the thing.
9 July 2019
The waste management and recycling firm likes the truck’s combination of smaller size and generous hauling capacity, which makes it a good fit for navigating country lanes.
8 July 2019
The Swedish truck manufacturer estimates that seatbelt use has saved more than 1 million lives.
5 July 2019
Each of the new trucks has a distinct powertrain combination; Hawkins will use Volvo’s Dynafleet Fleet Management System to compare performance and fuel efficiency for future purchases.
20 June 2019
Project partner logistics firm DFDS says this collaboration is an important first step in integrating autonomous vehicles into the logistics workflow loop.
12 June 2019
This is Keltbray Group’s first Volvo purchase, and the head of haulage operations says it’s down to feedback from six drivers who each spent half a day in a Volvo demonstration vehicle.
6 June 2019
The firm’s new acquisitions include two FM 6x2 tractor units, two FM rigid hook loaders, and an FE rigid skip loader truck.
5 June 2019
The Trowbridge firm “undertook extensive research, including a three-week loan of an FH-500 for fuel benchmarking,” before making the purchase.
29 May 2019
B J Waters Transport Ltd reports that the trucks are doing just what Volvo said they would do: “saving a lot of money in fuel!”
29 May 2019
Five of the new trucks will replace existing Henshaws vehicles, while the other two are additions to the firm’s expanded fleet.
15 May 2019
SK Distribution of Derbyshire bought four new Volvo FE-240s from Thomas Hardie Commercials Ltd and added bodywork by Fred Smith & Sons Ltd.
14 May 2019
The Swedish truck maker will have five trucks at the event, including two FH and two FMX models inside the exhibition centre, and another FH outdoors.
2 May 2019
Earthworks UK, a recycling, site clearance, and grab lorry hire company based in Avonmouth, Bristol, recently added a new Volvo FMX 8x4 model to its fleet.
2 May 2019
Camden Group appreciate the driver appeal and reliability of Volvo trucks, and they report that dealerpoint Dennison Commercials Ltd are “a personable and responsive organisation.”
1 May 2019
Volvo Truck and Bus Centre North & Scotland delivered a demonstration vehicle to Grays Recycling Services in Fochabers in 2015, and the firm has been buying Volvo ever since.
29 April 2019
Burcombe Haulage of Saltash, Cornwall, love their I-Shift Dual Clutch-equipped Volvo FH, so they had the clutch specially fitted into the FM, as well.
25 April 2019
Volvo will have 14 new FH trucks on display at this year’s Truckfest, as well as a used FH-460 13-litre 6x2, a used FM-450 11-litre truck, and an FM Roll-Over cab.
24 April 2019
This delivery is part of a total order for 18 trucks, including 15 FM tractors and three FH models.

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