FM460 Trucks News Archive

If you are buying a new truck and thinking of taking it into London any time soon, then make sure it has at least three stars for direct vision. That’s…

Peterborough-based AB Agri has strengthened its relationship with Volvo Trucks, with the animal feed mill side of its business, ABN, taking on 12 new Volvo FM 460 Globetrotter 6×2 tractor…

A tractor unit at around 8 tonnes unladen including a tank of fuel and tipping gear is a good result these days. Since payload is king for aggregate operators it’s…

Truck buyers need not simply consider any changes to emissions standards when considering the futureproofing of their new truck acquisitions – there are other standards to bear in mind.  One…

One deal for a total of fifteen trucks almost doubled the number of gas-powered Volvo trucks on Gregory Distribution’s fleet.  As with many of the more progressive operators, the company…

National provider of plant and site equipment, Garic, has taken delivery of four new Volvo FH 8×2 rear-steer rigids and one Volvo FM Globetrotter 6×2 rigid, with several additional FMs…

Despite not buying any Volvo trucks ‘for many a year’, Dean Willshee, Owner of Willshees Waste & Recycling has started to order the Swedish brand once more with three trucks…

Every company has different reasons for buying a particular truck.  Sometimes it is based on the relationship with the local dealer, other times on fuel economy, and often purely on…

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…

Getting 11mpg from a brand new tractor unit out of the box is impressive by any standard. With a general haulage brief, replacing trucks that were achieving 9.5mpg, the two…