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Renault Trucks are still working to their fullest capacity possible in these testing times.  Head office staff are working from home where their job permits.  Government advice is being followed across the business and precautions are in place to protect staff and drivers. Dealership Business as usual The Renault Trucks dealer network is currently fully…

A request came into Volvo Truck and Bus Centre East Anglia from the boss of Knowles Transport who had been operating flat out to meet the needs of the supermarkets to keep the shelves stocked with the dry goods – tins and dried pasta- that the country was craving to put at the back of…

The UK’s market leading truck supplier, DAF Trucks report that all their dealerships are operating according to their normal opening hours and service levels. Anyone reading this will know of the importance of the role of trucks in the UK’s food and medicine distribution, but there is little recognition of the behind the scenes work…

Scania has stopped operations at most of its European production units from Wednesday 25th March. The company explains that there are now shortages of components that go into making the trucks.  There’s not point in making 95% of a new truck – who will buy it and will it be useable? In addition Scania cites…

There is very little clarity in terms of the detail of the Government’s plans.  There are plenty of announcements, but it can take days for the detail to catch up with the policy.  That is why it is refreshing to see that the MD of DAF Trucks UK, Laurance Drake, has written to all of…

As part of a range review, Volvo Trucks has brought out a totally new cab for their regional distribution heavy truck range – the FM series. The company’s focus was clearly putting the driver at the centre of the truck’s design.  Volvo believe that if an operator can attract the right drivers, then operating costs…

Most of Volvo Trucks’ sales are towards the heavy end of the truck market.  That is why the revamp of the FH, FH16, FM and FMX is so important to the company. The company has started the revamp with the driver in mind.  Whilst the guy behind the wheel may not be handing over the…

Citing issues in the supply of component parts, MAN has stopped truck manufacturing at their main Munich plant from 19th March.  Production at other plants across the world is being assessed and may well follow suit, at the moment, production is being scaled back. The health and safety of employees was also a factor in…

The beginning of March this year saw the first glimpses of the new Volvo FMX heavy-duty truck for construction-style applications.  Volvo Trucks tell us that it is an entirely new cab platform, even though to us it looks very similar to the outgoing model. Key to the changes are extra driveline configurations – you can…

Take a look closely at the picture of Alan Davie’s brand new fifth generation Actros and you would have to agree it’s a great looking truck.  There’s something not quite normal about it, however. To the uninitiated, it simply looks like the truck has clean, aerodynamic lines.  It’s only when told that the tractor unit…