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This is becoming a Scania-Fest – this is the third week in a row that we have been able to feature the most desirable trucks in the roads – Scania V8 power! This time we have a 2021 model Scania R580 6×2 midlift. It’s got all the bells and whistles including Kelsa bars, leather interior,…

Felixstowe-based Multimodal Logistics has added five new T480 High Turbo Compound 6×2 tractor units to its fleet, the first for the container haulage operator. Supplied by Renault Truck Commercials, the T480 High TC was chosen for its driver appeal and fuel-economy capability. Equipped with Renault Trucks’ latest DE13 TC engine for optimum performance, the T480…

DHL Group has placed an order for a total of 178 new IVECO S-Way CNG for its Post & Parcel Germany division, expanding its fleet to more than CNG 450 trucks. The new trucks powered by bio-CNG will further reduce DHL Group’s carbon footprint and contribute significantly to the decarbonization of road transport. IVECO S-WAY…

It is a solid start – an operator with a 93-strong truck fleet has taken the plunge and invested in an electric tractor unit – a 666hp Volvo FM electric. Sensibly, the operator, Glastonbury-based business Sparks Transport took a look at their operations in conjunction with the Volvo Truck dealer, Truck and Bus Wales and…

The second V8 Scania in a row to grace the front cover of Truckpages Magazine. This week it is a Heavy Haulage 2018 R-Series cab – a 72 tonne GTW R580 Topline that is heading through the dedicated unreserved Vaughan Plant Haulage sale operated by CVA on Saturday 23rd March in Dehnam, Uxbridge. The truck…

After covering the orange tractor units heading to Scotland-based Iveco fan Richie Agricultural, another long term Iveco truck buyer has come to light. Alan Davies Ltd has also been buying Iveco vehicles from dealer A M Phillip in Scotland but ten years earlier – since 1983. This relationship has flourished over the decades with the…

Finding the correct duty cycle for an electric truck is the most important part of the electrification of our road transport system. Grasping the low-hanging fruit in the early stages is vital to prove that electric trucks can work. Warburtons, the UK’s largest bakery brand had already trialled its first 16 tonne electric truck in…

You have to be confident in your procurement process to replace a fleet of 61 trucks of one marque with a totally different one in one fell swoop. That’s what DS Smith Logistics has done in taking delivery of 61 new Volvo FM 460 Globetrotter 6×2 tractor units. The new trucks – that arrive via…

From an electric truck last week to a top of the range V8 Scania diesel this week. CVA have this S-Series Scania 580S heading through their sale on 20th February. The top-engined 4×2 tractor unit has had a small fortune spending on the extras inside the cab – and is not short of some lights…

If you have run Ivecos for the last thirty years and continue to add them to your fleet, you must be a fan. Forfar-based Richie Agricultural certainly are fans and the four new bright orange Iveco S-Way 4×2 tractor units heading their way stands as a testament to the company’s dedication to the marque. Ritchie…

Multi-temperature distribution business Moran Logistics has added 15 new Volvo FM 460 6×2 tractor units to its busy, growing fleet. The new FMs – which all meet Transport for London’s 3-star Direct Vision Standard (DVS) rating – offer the company the ideal solution for its multi-drop delivery operations into urban areas. Supplied by Jack Hulse,…

We hear about new landmarks in the world of electric trucks all of the time; the first electric tractor unit in East Anglia, the first skip loader in the North West, Largest order of electric trucks etc., so we thought it worthwhile highlighting our own electric truck landmark. This week sees the first used electric…

Well, this really is BIG NEWS in the Truckpages world. On this week’s front cover is the first ever fully electric truck to appear for sale inside the magazine. If is a fully electric, 19 tonne GVW (you get the extra tonne for it being electric) DAF LF E19 Electric with the 26ft curtainside body…

500 support trucks will be delivered to the British Army this year to support operational activity following our rapid procurement of the vehicles. Collaboration between the Defence Equipment & Support (D & ES) delivery team, Army Headquarters and the Field Army has helped push the boundaries of Defence procurement, acquiring all the vehicles in just…

Now, this looks like a proper working truck. All too often when we see images of new electric trucks going into service they appear to be on lighter duties and may be part of a fleet ‘for show’. The new 44-tonne Volvo FH Electric 6×2 tractor unit operated by Bartrums on behalf of Boortmalt, a…

Iveco and Hyundai have been working together successfully since 2022 and have already produced an eDAILY fuel cell van amongst others. Taking this relationship one step further, it has been announced that Iveco will market a Hyundai-manufactured battery electric chassis cab with a gross weight of between 2.6 and 3.5 tonnes. The van will be…

When Dasco Construction wanted ‘proper little trucks’ to replace less robust van-based vehicles the company decided on small trucks rather than converted vans. This means delivery of three new Fuso Canter 3C13 models. The Wigan-based company initially took two Canters then returned with an order for a further three, which were delivered just before Christmas…

This looks like the perfect truck for someone who needs a new recovery truck in a hurry. This is a 2024 new and unused Isuzu N75.190 seven seater crew cab recovery truck. It’s fitted with a new ORS recovery systems 18ft aluminium slide bed and second car carrier spec lift and a remote control winch….

If you are about to buy your first tractor unit for your fleet would you push the boat out like Coleshill-based RS Transport? The company went to Volvo Truck and Bus Centre South & East and ordered a fully spec’d Volvo FH540 Globetrotter fitted with all the bells and whistles. The order was for a…

There’s a host of Scania hook loaders heading through Malcom Harrison’s regular Prees Truck & Trailer sale on the 3rd of February. Choose from 2015 and 2016 Euro 6 P Series and G Series cabs and a range of power outputs from 370 up to 490HP – the higher powered versions are fitted with a…