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In the two-horse race to have the most powerful truck on Europe’s roads, Volvo have, once again, stolen a march on their Swedish cousins, Scania. Rewind back to 2003 and the FH16 had a maximum of ‘just’  610hp from the redesigned 16-litre engine that used the basis of the 12-litre design. This power output for…

They are not quite putting the closed sign above the sales office for MAN’s new eTruck, as their new electric truck factory comes online in 2025.  Until then, the company has no more of their eTruck to sell after the first limited edition models of the new MAN eTruck for 2024 are already sold out,…

It’s taken a while until another European truck manufacturer has joined DAF in taking advantage of revised rules on overall truck lengths to create a more aerodynamic truck. Volvo Have now announced that they are the next company to take advantage of the increased length available and has launched an ‘Aero’ version of their existing…

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…

DAF Dealer group, Harris DAF, with locations throughout the home counties, has opened the doors to a new, purpose-built five-bay workshop and ATF service at its principal site in Grays, Essex. The new investment will generate employment opportunities for 15 technicians over the next 12-months, including an intake of five DAF Apprentices. The all-new, purpose-built…

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…

When working on local waste operations in London, a 190-kilometre range on an electric truck must be sufficient for a day’s operation. This type of operation won’t suffer from range anxiety when considering an electric truck, it simply comes down to economic vs. environmental considerations – buying the chargers and investing in the more expensive…

If the dealer workshop is next door to your site, then it would be foolish to not even consider a truck from that manufacturer. Location made sales consultant Ryan Lockett’s life easier when attempting to get a demo tractor unit into the Browns Distribution fleet. Soon afterwards, three Actros tractor units were supplied by eStar…

FTH Hire Group has commended MV Commercial’s bespoke livery service and quick vehicle turnaround times, after taking delivery of a refurbished DAF LF230 and four new DAF CF480 rigid trucks, all mounted with beavertail plant bodies. Delivering the vehicles in less than two months, MV Commercial used its in-house expertise to ensure the specification of…

If you are looking for a heavy haulage truck, then this week’s front cover has the answer with a 2017 Volvo FH – this is the 16-litre top of the range model complete with an 8×4 driveline. With a test until November, the truck is available through the GPSV online sale on 24th January. Bidding…

A major supplier of aggregates, Smiths Bletchington, has added their first Tridem to its fleet, a Renault Trucks C440 P8x4*4 Tridem Off Road. Quoting the Tridem’s ability to offer exceptional flexibility to the company’s operations, the vehicle was also selected for the overall performance offered by Renault Trucks. Also joining the new Tridem are two…

Commercial vehicle manufacturer MAN Truck & Bus achieved significant sales growth in all product areas in the financial year 2023. In total, the company delivered around 116 000 vehicles to its customers, an increase of 37% compared to the previous year, which was still affected by supply bottlenecks and a coronavirus-related decline in demand in…

Mercedes-Benz Trucks UK has revealed the all-new UNI-TOUCH operating system for the Unimog implement carrier, which is available to order now ahead of first deliveries in the second half of the year. The manufacturer is making the announcement at LAMMA 2024 – the UK’s leading agricultural machinery, equipment and technology show – where it is…

Volvo Trucks has become the first truck manufacturer in the UK to have four different models of low emission vehicle approved for the Government’s plug-in grant of up to £25,000 on new registrations. This follows approval of the FH Electric and FM Electric, both as 4×2 tractor units and with the maximum six batteries. The…

The picture of a 2023 7.5 tonne Isuzu tipper shows that MV Commercials is not all about heavyweight trucks with cranes. This nearly new truck is ready to go to work with a long, nearly 20ft tipping body and is fitted with Tarmac chutes and a towball hitch. If this one is outside of your…

If you have to rub shoulders with the wrapped Bentleys and Lamborghinis in premiership football club car parks, then you will need a top of the range, matt black Mercedes Actros L for the job. That’s what Xpression Event Solutions’ new Mercedes-Benz Actros L rig is achieving whilst bringing artificial intelligence-driven performance analysis to some…

Airport Autos are showing off their Mercedes Actros 1824 crash cushion truck that also appears in their advertisement on page 13. There is a choice of these important impact protection vehicles, all 2019 models with around 119,000 kms showing. Click to Read Page Turn Magazine Use the form at the bottom of the page to…

Scania has unveiled its next generation of vehicle intelligence and safety features for its trucks, buses and coaches, making the overall driving experience smarter, safer, simpler and more intuitive. The latest update includes a new electrical architecture, digital dashboard interface, fast and remote diagnostics, customisable digital services, Over-The-Air (OTA) software updates, upgraded Scania Navigation application,…

Northumberland-based R.L Proudlock & Sons has taken delivery of a versatile Volvo FH 540 Globetrotter 6×2 tractor unit, plated for 65-tonne GCW operation. Supplied by Jonny Devlin, Transport Solutions Executive at Volvo Truck and Bus Centre North & Scotland, the new arrival joins a predominantly Volvo fleet and replaces an older model in the business….

After winning a series of green gongs for their new range of trucks in 2023, DAF have released a series of super-efficient versions of their current range with all of the fuel saving bells and whistles fitted. After an extensive multi-test, the New Generation DAF XF 450 was named Green Truck 2023 by the leading…