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There’s plenty of talk of battery electric trucks, hybrid trucks and fuel cell trucks of the future.  However, these still aren’t realistic for 44 tonne trunking operations.   A UK-based operator has found a way to cut CO2 by as much as 80% using technology that is already available AND can be used on trunking operations…

Check out all the used trucks advertised for sale in issue 34 of Truckpages magazine plus the forthcoming auction stock at the back of the magazine. Remember to check the photo boxes to see if you can snap up any bargains advertised directly from an operator. Remember, when you are calling any of the advertisers…

As far as trucks are concerned, it’s all about the fuel economy these days. Volvo have been concentrating even harder in this area and operators can now order their revised FH with I-Save package. If Volvo’s claims of 10% improvement over the standard FH are accurate then they could have a winner on their hands. …

All face to face operations need reviewing and changing appropriately in our Covid-filled world.  Driver training is no different – there are behind the wheel and classroom programmes that must meet the guidelines. DAF have changed their approach accordingly and have extended the voucher scheme for new truck sales which means that pre-lockdown truck purchases…

The front cover of issue 33 of Truckpages magazine has an operator selling a number of 8×4 tippers and grab loaders. Also check out the photo boxes to snap up any bargains advertised directly from an operator. Remember, when you are calling any of the advertisers in the magazine or online, please remember to mention…

Rinus Roofing Supplies’ Operations Manager, Martin Pollard must be impressed with Mercedes-Benz trucks.  Back in 2013 there were no trucks wearing the three pointed star on their fleet of 50 or so trucks.  Just seven years later, the fleet is exclusively Mercedes. This is testament not only to the quality and reliability of the trucks,…

It’s a big step, investing in brand new trucks.  Up until now, Atkins LGV Training had taken the options of buying used trucks or taking on trucks on a lease basis.  For the first time, the operator has taken the plunge and bough no fewer than four brand new Volvo FL curtainsiders for their LGV…

If you are a big Wolverhampton Wanderers fan and are looking for a used 6×2 tractor unit then you could grab a bargain and help a worthwhile charity along the way. JJX Logistics’ is having a charity auction of one of its fleet of DAF XF tractor units. The top-spec XF 460 FTG ‘mid-lift’ with…

The electric DAF CF rigids and tractor units are being made available for sale after successful field tests.  No mention of pricing at this stage – but it will probably be from the Rolls Royce School, “If Sir has to ask the price, Sir probably can’t afford it”. DAF has beefed up the batteries, extending…

Work hard, play hard.  That is the message from Flintshire Transport Services who have taken delivery of their super-spec DAF XF from Motus Commercials in Stoke. Their new truck has to graft all week on general haulage with no time off at the weekend as it tows the trailer containing the company’s Porsche racing car….