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MV Commercial has supplied specialist rail and infrastructure services provider Readypower Rail Services with three 32-tonne 8×2 Volvo FH460s, mounted with heavy haulage plant bodies and Palfinger PK33002 loader cranes. The three new trucks join the company’s 24-strong mixed commercial vehicle fleet, of which a third have now been supplied by MV Commercial. Cameron Barr,…

Manchester-based, Roy Braidwood & Sons Transport Ltd, has taken delivery of two Renault Range C C440 8x4s with sleeper cabs, the first Renault trucks on the 35-strong 8-wheeler tipper fleet. The new Renault Trucks C440s, the first alternative to a rival manufacturer’s vehicles to join the fleet, are working in the business’ busy aggregate and…

Fred Sherwood Transport has taken delivery of two 44-tonne Volvo FH Electric 6×2 tractor units to improve the sustainability of its operations and help its customers reduce their environmental impact. The business – part of the wider Fred Sherwood Group – will pair the new zero-tailpipe emission trucks with specially-designed walking floor trailers, from Titan…

If you need an eight wheeler for cabin work and want the best crane for the job, then this 8×2, Euro 6 DAF CF510 crane truck should fit the bill comfortably. Fitted with an eight extension Palfinger PK78002 SH crane, the truck is geared up for distance work with 510hp, a Space Cab and fridge,…

Liverpool-based Sovereign Transport Services (STS) has recently added four new MAN TGX 26.520 tractors to its growing fleet. The new vehicles, in the form of 520 hp 6×2 tractors with range-topping GX cabs, all support the Company’s striking new livery. Each of the vehicles will pull new high-cube 15-meter double trailers, delivering goods across the…

Mercedes fans will like this week’s front cover truck – it’s an Actros 2545 – nothing unusual abou that – except this one has a huge three pointed star on the side of the cab. The 2014 truck is a 6×2 midlift, looks well maintained and is available from Plantmaster – see the full contact…

The keen-eyed amongst our truck buyers will see that the pair of Mercedes trucks on this week’s front cover are not Actros units, but the beefed-up construction versions, the Arocs. Both 2546 models with 460hp, these are 6×2 models from 2015 with day cabs. This type of configuration doesn’t appear every day, but are ideal…

Normal service is resumed as we feature a beautiful Scania V8 tractor unit for sale on this week’s front cover. This example is from MV Commercial’s stock and is the 2020 S Series 650S version with a rear lift tag axle in addition to all the bells and whistles including Kelsa bars, air horns, side…

Saturday 20th April sees these Volvo FMX tippers going under the hammer at Malcolm Harrison’s regular sale in Prees, Shropshire. These 2018 trucks with their DVS passenger windows look well cared for and are fitted with Easy Sheet systems. If you can’t make the sale, then check the phot lineages where Ruttle Plant Hire have…

Supplied by Acorn Truck Sales, four new Iveco S-Way 530hp 6×2 (AS440S53TX/P) and three flagship Iveco S-Way 570hp 6×2 (AS440S57TX/FP) have recently joined North Kent Distribution’s fleet of 50 vehicles. The company knows all about efficient fleet management and what a difference having the right truck for the mission makes.  With different power ratings at…

If you are wondering what the ‘L’ means in the Actros L, it now applies to all four- and six-wheeled tractor units with single or double drive axles, and 18- and 26-tonne rigid chassis, that have flat-floored GigaSpace, BigSpace or Stream Space cabs in the wider (2.5m) of the two widths available. Devon haulier Wains…

This week sees a useful-looking 2012 Scania G360 8×2 rear lift crane truck. It’s fitted with a Fassi 54 tonne metre crane with a cabin spec body. New tyres throughout shows that this truck is ready to go out to work and can be bought from Plantmaster – check out the details on page 10…

This is exactly the decision that faces many own account operators who are venturing into operating a truck for the first time will ask. Perhaps the company is a wholesaler or manufacturer that has bought in transport or used vans to carry out their business and feel that they have outgrown both options. Of course,…

This is just showing off now. After last week’s DAF LF hotbox on the front cover that went through the CVA sale on Tuesday, this week sees another of these specialist trucks – this time for sale and in stock at CB Commercials. This has the larger CF cab with the DVS passenger door window…

Charles Trent Ltd, one of the UK’s largest vehicle recycling companies, has taken delivery of the first three of six new Renault Trucks D16 4×2, with the decision to purchase the D16s influenced by the superior dealer backup service experience, along with the positive history with Renault Trucks’ vehicles. Equipped with Global sleeper cabs, and…

Bath-based haulier Stuart Harvey Transport has taken delivery of a high specification Volvo FH 500 with I-Save Globetrotter XL 6×2 tractor unit. The stunning new truck is equipped with I-Shift Dual Clutch transmission and numerous creature comforts to maximise driving experience and fuel efficiency. Supplied by Mike Gill, Area Sales Manager, Truck and Bus Wales…

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…

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,…

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…

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…