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Tractor with Sleeper

6x2 Drive; 6 Euro Rating; All Steel Wheels; Drive Side: Right Hand Drive; - 6x2 Rear Lift - Tipping Gear - Sleeper Cab - I-shift - 6x2 Rearlift- - Volvo FH Series G/T Sleeper Cab- - I-Shift 12spd Automatic Gear Box- - Volvo 6 Cylinder 540Bhp Euro 6 Engine- - Tipping Gear c/w Chassi...

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CORMAC LEONARD
ARMAGH, United Kingdom BT61 7NN

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Recycle Municipal Trucks

32T ADR CONTINUOUS RECYCLER FH540 8X2 COMBI ADR FL ADR SPEC. MOT EXPIRES APRIL 2020 13,500L DIRTY AND 1350L CLEAN WATER CAPACITY FULLY OPENING BACK DOOR D. KAISER 2 STAGE WATER RECYCLING SYSTEM JETTING (D. KAISER HPT70) 500 L/MIN (110 G/MIN) @ 200 BAR (2900.76 PSI) D KAISER DOUBLE HOSE ...

For Sale Price: EUR €203,692

Maghera, United Kingdom BT46 5QZ

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Tractor with Sleeper

6x4 Drive; Drive Side: Right Hand Drive; 6x4 120 ton on air suspension, Wet kit, Full service history with Volvo,Immaculate condition

For Sale Price: EUR €101,264

David Hopkinson Ltd
Pontefract, United Kingdom WF8 3HE

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Tractor with Sleeper

All leather interior, microwave, fridge freezer and TV. I-shift gearbox, tag axle FORS Registered, Euro 5 rated, single line hydraulics to run walking floor/tipping gear/crane.

For Sale Price: EUR €37,247

M&b haulage
Newtown, United Kingdom SY163LZ

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Tractor with Crane

6x2 Drive; Drive Side: Right Hand Drive; 6 Euro Rating; Diesel Fuel Type; 44,000 kg Gross Vehicle Weight; Raised Roof Sleeper; Volvo (2019) FH540 6 x 2 Fassi F820RA.2.26, V20 Winch & L414 Flyjib Crane Mounted Tractor Unit Comes with Euro 6 Engine, 10 Tonnes Front Axles, I-Shift Gearbox, Air Co...

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom HD3 3FG

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Tractor with Sleeper

Drive Side: Right Hand Drive; 6 Euro Rating; white / blue Color; ** AVAILABLE NOW ** 2015 Volvo FH540 Globetrotter 6x2 Midlift Front + Rear Kelsa Light Bars Bottom Kelsa LED bar, LCD Screen, Air Con, Fridge, Sun roof, Auxiliary input, Inverter monitor, Automatic Gearbox, Blower Equipm...

For Sale Price: EUR €41,902

Stone, England, United Kingdom ST15 0QT

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Tractor with Sleeper

Volvo FH540 Globtrotter 6 X 4 Double drive Hydraulic wet kit for tipping and walking floor 2016 (16) Reg 225,000Kms I-shift Gear Box 3 stage Engine Brake Single bunk Good tyres, Long test, Ready for work. Truck is immaculate Part-ex, finance and export all welcome.

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Clover Equipment Ltd
Liverpool, United Kingdom L3 9BE

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Tractor with Crane

Volvo (2019) FH540 6 x 2 Fassi F820RA.2.26, V20 Winch & L414 Flyjib Crane Mounted Tractor Unit – Demountable Body Comes with Euro 6 Engine, 10 Tonnes Front Axles, I-Shift Gearbox, Air Conditioning, Electric Windows, Automatic Gearbox, Stainless Steel Tool Boxes & Chain Wells. Fitted with a NEW ...

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom HD3 3FG

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Used Volvo FH Trucks for Sale

The Volvo FH range of tractor units is designed for high-volume long-haul transport. And with a long era of successful international operation under its belt, buying a used FH is not just possible but also a positively sensible idea.

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Aylestone Transport Celebrates 100th Anniversary With A New Volvo FH-540
The haulage firm ordered the truck loaded with every available option inside and a range of external custom touches along with the Aylestone livery. ...
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R M Hadfield Haulage Orders 14 New Volvo FH-500 6x2s, One Volvo FH-540 8x4
R M Hadfield Haulage, based in Buxton, Derbyshire, recently ordered 14 Volvo FH-500 6x2 Lite tractors from Thomas Hardie Commercials Ltd, bringing the total in its fleet up to 20. ...
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Volvo To Unveil New Factory PTO At Tip-ex Tank-ex Show
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. ...
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Woodside Logistics Group Add 27 Volvo FH 460s To Fleet
The haulage company purchased the trucks from Dennison Commericals of Northern Ireland for use in a variety of jobs. ...
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Volvo FH Takes The Pressure At MLG Transport
MLG Transport, founded in 1991 and based in Elgin, recently bought its first Volvo truck from Volvo Truck and Bus Centre North & Scotland in Inverness. ...
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Improved In-Cab Technology Launched by Volvo Trucks
Volvo Trucks has introduced an updated version of its infotainment unit for its flagship HGVs, promising that the new system will integrate a multitude of features which were previously distinct from one another to give drivers a more cohesive and convenient user experience, according to UK Haulier... ...
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Volvo Bumps Up the FH
Volvo Trucks has announced that it is to strengthen its FH offering by launching a new version with a beefier bumper... ...
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Volvo Launches Industry's First Automatic Dual-Clutch Gearbox
Volvo Trucks has announced the launch of a dual-clutch version of its renowned I-Shift system... ...
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Volvo FH Wins Design Award
The new Volvo FH has won a prestigious design award at BMW Welt in Munich... ...
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Volvo FH Scoops the Truck of the Year Award
It's red carpet time in Tinsel Town, with the stars lining up to be honoured or disappointed at the Golden Globes, Oscars, Grammys and Emmys... ...
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Used Volvo FH Trucks for Sale

The Volvo FH range of tractor units is designed for high-volume long-haul transport. And with a long era of successful international operation under its belt, buying a used FH is not just possible but also a positively sensible idea.


Volvo FH Truck at the IAA in 2014

The Volvo FH range of tractor units is designed for high-volume long-haul transport. And with a long era of successful international operation under its belt, buying a used FH is not just possible but also a positively sensible idea. Large cabs on this type of truck are a given, but you also get a range of creature comforts, efficient engines and plenty of axle configurations so that an FH tractor unit can be a practical and proficient transcontinental companion.

Class-Leading Technology

Volvo's various technological advances for the FH range are able to make it a worthy competitor for some of the other popular tractor units from rival manufacturers. And one recent development is the Dynamic Steering system, which makes the truck easier to manoeuvre by predicting what the driver will require of it and using an electric motor to boost torque while keeping the feel behind the steering wheel the same. So rather than having to fight with the tractor unit when it is hauling a heavy load, the driver will feel just as in control as when the trailer is empty.

I-Shift Automatic Gearbox Technology

Auto and manual FH tractor units are available, with newer models benefiting from I-Shift technology which completely takes the clutch pedal out of the equation and enables efficient gear changes whatever the situation. This applies to uphill movement as well as making steady progress on motorways, with this system alone helping to shave two per cent off fuel costs compared to units that lack I-Shift abilities.

Many FH tractor units feature high-roof cabs so that there is extra headroom for the driver and also an abundance of compartments in which gear of all kinds can be stored when not in use. A driver should be able to stand without having to crouch within the cab, which can make a real difference when it comes to how spacious it feels. Bigger cabs also allow more room for seating to be manoeuvred and configured to fit the body shape of individual drivers, which is something that not every manufacturer can offer but Volvo delivers.

The Volvo FH Range

Volvo FH tractor units can come with axle configurations starting at 4x2 and going up to 8x4 on the more specialist models that are available. Most buyers will opt for the 40- to 44-tonne units that can accommodate the majority of workloads with ease. And modern efficient Euro 5 and Euro 6 engines find a home within the imposing framework of the more recent FH releases. Power levels start at around 420hp, with the biggest units offering 750hp to drivers. Electronically managed fuel injection means that the precise amount of fuel required to push the truck forwards is added at any one time, reducing consumption whether the FH tractor unit is cruising on the motorway or manoeuvring in the city. These Globetrotter vehicles really live up to their name, and if a second-hand Volvo FH tractor unit is something you would like to procure, finding a well-maintained and reliable model should not be difficult in today's market.

Searching for a used Volvo FH Truck

To find the ideal used Volvo FH it’s worth knowing a little about the model numbers. Prior to 2006 Volvo used to put the engine size (in litres after the FH) followed by the horsepower. You will see advertised in these pages an FH12.380, for example – this is a twelve litre 380 horsepower FH. The F stands for Forward (control) High entry – forward control means cab-over where we tip the cab to get to the engine, unlike the US versions that have long bonnets. The top power of these trucks was the 6 cylinder FH16, launched back in 1993 with power now rising to an impressive 750hp.

After 2006, Volvo stopped putting the engine sizes on the model denomination – the same time as replacing the twelve-litre unit with a 13-litre – the D13A with design features borrowed from the 16-litre. Todays FH truck line, (called the FH13 by some who continue to use the earlier convention) simply uses the power output in the model. At TruckLocator therefore you will see FH400, 420, 440, 460, 480, 500, 520 and 540 trucks listed, but no FM13.480 for example. These will all be post-2006 trucks – for those trucks registered early in 2006 check the model on the cab – the earlier ones said FH12 and the later just FH.

Looking for Something Smaller?

If you don’t want or need the large Globetrotter and Globetrotter XL cabs then check out the range of Volvo FM trucks for sale here at TruckLocator.


  Blog Archive
Aylestone Transport Celebrates 100th Anniversary With A New Volvo FH-540
The haulage firm ordered the truck loaded with every available option inside and a range of external custom touches along with the Aylestone livery. ...
Read More
R M Hadfield Haulage Orders 14 New Volvo FH-500 6x2s, One Volvo FH-540 8x4
R M Hadfield Haulage, based in Buxton, Derbyshire, recently ordered 14 Volvo FH-500 6x2 Lite tractors from Thomas Hardie Commercials Ltd, bringing the total in its fleet up to 20. ...
Read More
Volvo To Unveil New Factory PTO At Tip-ex Tank-ex Show
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. ...
Read More
Woodside Logistics Group Add 27 Volvo FH 460s To Fleet
The haulage company purchased the trucks from Dennison Commericals of Northern Ireland for use in a variety of jobs. ...
Read More
Volvo FH Takes The Pressure At MLG Transport
MLG Transport, founded in 1991 and based in Elgin, recently bought its first Volvo truck from Volvo Truck and Bus Centre North & Scotland in Inverness. ...
Read More
Improved In-Cab Technology Launched by Volvo Trucks
Volvo Trucks has introduced an updated version of its infotainment unit for its flagship HGVs, promising that the new system will integrate a multitude of features which were previously distinct from one another to give drivers a more cohesive and convenient user experience, according to UK Haulier... ...
Read More
Volvo Bumps Up the FH
Volvo Trucks has announced that it is to strengthen its FH offering by launching a new version with a beefier bumper... ...
Read More
Volvo Launches Industry's First Automatic Dual-Clutch Gearbox
Volvo Trucks has announced the launch of a dual-clutch version of its renowned I-Shift system... ...
Read More
Volvo FH Wins Design Award
The new Volvo FH has won a prestigious design award at BMW Welt in Munich... ...
Read More
Volvo FH Scoops the Truck of the Year Award
It's red carpet time in Tinsel Town, with the stars lining up to be honoured or disappointed at the Golden Globes, Oscars, Grammys and Emmys... ...
Read More