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There are plenty of electric vans running around the UK’s cities – there are even a number of 7.5 and 10-tonne trucks busy making urban deliveries. Volvo Trucks have now supplied the UK’s first purpose-built, fully electric 16 tonner to DHL for operation in central London. The Volvo FL Electric 4×2 rigid is now part…

This week’s front cover shows a well-looked after 7.5 tonne DAF LF removal truck with rear dropwell and less than 200,000 kms on the clock. You can find the advert in the photolistings section alongside a high powered 7.5 tonner – a 220hp Iveco Eurocargo, courtesy of MV Commercials. Other 7.5 tonne trucks to note…

The sale of four DAF XF530 6×2 tractor units to Hazrem Environmental in South Wales has resulted in the operator going from having no DAF trucks on the fleet at all to the brand making up the majority of trucks on the fleet. The deal was closed after the company received strong endorsements from DAF…

A five hundred horsepower truck would usually be seen underneath a tri-axle semi-trailer.  Not got South West family business, F.G. Bond & Son.  The company has taken delivery of a new Volvo FH 500 Dual Clutch 6×2 rigid with the 13-litre D13K rated at 500hp, citing the truck’s impressive manoeuvrability and versatility as key to…

​Under their digital brand, ‘Iveco ON’, the manufacturer has rolled out a new safety reporting system on the S-Way and Daily – but not Eurocargo as yet. In what it claims as an industry first, the ‘ON’ system is designed to help operators employ become safer drivers. The on-board system measures a set of Key…

That’s the problem using superlatives like ‘Ultimate’ for branding your commercial vehicles as it leaves you with few places to go for the next best thing.  Think the naming of the Mercedes cabs – is a Mega better than a Giga? What will come after DAF’s Super Space Cab?  The ‘Super-Dooper Space Cab’? If so,…

Check out the fantastic photography on the front cover, courtesy of Trux4All – a new advertiser on page nine of this week’s edition of Truckpages magazine. The company has a wide range of stock available from a choice of interesting vans, including refrigerated and chassis cab versions though some rare, but desirable 7 tonne Iveco…

A combination of multiple factors has led to family-owned logistics business, Woodside Logistics Group, buying a dozen new Mercedes Actros to join the 16 already on their 100-strong fleet. Safety systems, such as the high-tech MirrorCam and the Active Brake Assist 5 featured strongly in the decision making, as did the driver feedback, dealer service…

The outgoing 14-tonne Volvo FE must have served Aebi Schmidt UK well, as the company went straight back to Volvo Trucks for an upgrade to a larger rigid.  As a result, a shiny new Volvo FE250 4×2 rigid with a beavertail body has just gone into operation. The new truck will transport the company’s demonstration…

Doing the job right leads to repeat business.  This has been proven by the Cardiff branch of manufacturer-owned, Renault Truck Commercials and the quality of the trucks themselves. With 27 Renault Trucks already on the fleet, Tonyrefail-based PJ Webb Haulage Limited has added a further four new vehicles, a T480 6×2 tractor unit, two C460…

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