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Truck Locator Volvo Blog Archive

25 September 2018
The Swedish firm is developing an entire logistics ecosystem of autonomous, electric vehicles and a cloud-based control system to synchronise and monitor their operation.
21 September 2018
The Swedish truck maker is also discussing the framework of its plans for autonomous trucks and the management of same.
21 September 2018
The earth and aggregate haulage firm has a fleet of more than 30 Volvo rigid tipper trucks; JPE Transport Director Stephanie Price says they have been “reliable and well suited to our job.”
19 September 2018
These 750-horsepower beasts are equipped with Globetrotter cabs for driver comfort, and one has an Epsilon timber crane mounted behind the cab.
19 September 2018
Volvo recently launched a tyre management service for customers in Sweden, started a pilot program for truck monitoring in Europe, and plans to implement machine learning to make its analytics programs more accurate.
18 September 2018
The firm’s newest recovery vehicle is a 500-horsepower 4x2 fitted with Volvo’s Globetrotter cab and Falkom 12000 bodywork.
6 September 2018
Parent company Ash Group seeks to compare the Volvos to other makes in waste management scenarios after having had success with Volvos in skip truck and tipper operations.
27 August 2018
Surrey-based Inkerman Hire Services recently purchased a new FH16-750 8x4 rigid hooklift truck that will be used to pull a drawbar trailer packed with plant machinery.
24 August 2018
Volvo Trucks has supplied two new trucks, a Volvo FH-500 and a Volvo FM-370, to Central Chemical Supplies Ltd., a Northern Ireland-based independent chemical trader.
21 August 2018
The Volvo FL and FMX provide the right mix of lightweight construction and power to get the job done, and Bill Dyson Skip Hire like Volvo’s support team, as well.
21 August 2018
Volvo Trucks, together with a London-based dealer, recently delivered a series of five Volvo FMX chassis and two Volvo FH chassis tractor units to Readypower Rail Services.
16 August 2018
The Staffordshire waste and drainage specialists needed a chassis that could support an RTN Clayton Vallely combi vacuum tanker body, and the FH13 filled the bill.
10 August 2018
The Birmingham logistics and storage company needed two new flagship trucks and tried demonstrator models from every manufacturer before choosing two FH13-500s.
9 August 2018
The truck is also refined, comfortable, and efficient, and comes with an almost dizzying array of configuration options.
8 August 2018
Hull-based Altitude Scaffolding recently purchased two new Volvo FE 26-tonne rigid trucks, adding to a fleet of Volvo trucks that include FL10s and FL12s.
1 August 2018
McGovern Plant Hire has added a Volvo FM sweeper, complete with the company’s brand new livery, to its fleet of commercial vehicles and sweepers.
1 August 2018
R Collard, based in Everley in Hampshire, England, recently added a Volvo FH16-750 8x4 Pusher Tag axle Tridem truck to its fleet.
31 July 2018
Yardley, Birmingham,-based Euro Packaging UT Ltd recently purchased eight Volvo FE rigid trucks to add to its fleet, including four 26-tonne 6x2 models and four 18-tonne 4x2 models.
30 July 2018
C & K Marr Ltd., a timber transport company based in Dufftown, Moray, Scotland, recently purchased a new Volvo FH13-540 6x2 truck for use in its operation.
19 July 2018
A Netherlands-based business in operation since 1920, Den Hartogh Logistics recently took delivery of 50 Volvo FH-460 4x2 trucks, which the company favors for their 460-horsepower engine.
16 July 2018
Edmonton-based J. O’Doherty Haulage Ltd recently added ten Volvo FMX 420 8x4 tipper trucks to its fleet, bringing it up to 60 total.
12 July 2018
The new tractor cab with sleeper will perform heavy haulage operations for the Kirkby-in-Ashfield earthworks firm.
11 July 2018
Bowman Skip Hire, a Scottish road transport, waste management, and logistics company, purchased a Volvo truck in the past, and recently bought a new Volvo FH especially for its 8x4 Tridem specification.
29 June 2018
The new facility features five service bays and a tachograph lane, and is designed to provide fast, efficient service.
28 June 2018
To celebrate the 25th anniversary of its FH series of trucks, Volvo has introduced the new FH 25 Year Special Edition truck.

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