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Twenty new series FH enter service with Knowles Transport

Twenty new series FH enter service with Knowles Transport

Twenty new series Volvo FH tractor units have entered service with highly-respected, Cambridgeshire-based, independent haulier Knowles Transport.

Mercedes-Benz Trucks: The trucks of tomorrow and cutting-edge technology of today

Mercedes-Benz Trucks: The trucks of tomorrow and cutting-edge technology of today

The A-series are setting the pace: from the Actros and Arocs to the Antos and Atego, Mercedes-Benz Trucks is the first European manufacturer to have rolled out its fleet with Euro VI technology.

Over 350 modern classic trucks descend on the Heritage Motor Centre

Over 350 modern classic trucks descend on the Heritage Motor Centre

The Retro Truck Show returns to the Heritage Motor Centre for its fourth year and due to its popularity, will take place over two days on Saturday 13 & Sunday 14 September. The show will feature a display of over 350 modern classic show trucks manufactured between 1960 and 2000 including manufacturers Volvo, Scania and Daf.

New series FM for car transporter applications announced

New series FM for car transporter applications announced

Volvo Trucks has announced that the new series, Euro 6-compliant FM, is now available fully configured for car transporter applications.

Volvo launches gas-powered truck

Volvo launches gas-powered truck

Volvo Trucks is expanding its model range in Europe with a new version of the Volvo FE running entirely on methane gas. The Volvo FE CNG (Compressed Natural Gas) has been primarily developed for operations involving short driving cycles with repeated stop:starts such as refuse collection and local distribution.

Go Waste skips to a new beat with Mercedes-Benz Arocs

Go Waste skips to a new beat with Mercedes-Benz Arocs

The first Mercedes-Benz Arocs to join the fleet of Birmingham-based Go Waste is already giving its new owners fuel for thought, with economical performance from the day it was delivered.

Staples reaps savings from first crop of Euro VI Mercedes-Benz Actros

Staples reaps savings from first crop of Euro VI Mercedes-Benz Actros

One of Britain’s biggest vegetable growers has hailed the flying start made by its first Euro VI trucks, 15 Mercedes-Benz Actros tractor units.

Ponsonby logs on to Mercedes-Benz New Actros

Ponsonby logs on to Mercedes-Benz New Actros

Computer distribution and installation specialist Paul Ponsonby has commissioned some high-tech hardware of its own in the shape of a specially-bodied 26-tonne Mercedes-Benz New Actros drawbar rigid.

Mercedes-Benz dealers merge to create £160m truck and van business

Mercedes-Benz dealers merge to create £160m truck and van business

Two into one does go: Joint Managing Directors Brian Kempson, left, and Roy Reed are now plotting an exciting future for Britain’s newest Mercedes-Benz Commercial Vehicle Dealer, Roanza.

All to play for, as AV Dawson opens the door to Mercedes-Benz fuel efficiency champion

All to play for, as AV Dawson opens the door to Mercedes-Benz fuel efficiency champion

Multimodal transport logistics provider AV Dawson had made its first investments in Mercedes-Benz trucks following impressive fuel returns from a pair of demonstration units.

Mercedes-Benz new Actros leads the pack on fuel for Matthew Kibble Transport

Mercedes-Benz new Actros leads the pack on fuel for Matthew Kibble Transport

Matthew Kibble Transport’s first Mercedes-Benz New Actros is beating the competition on fuel by an impressive half a mile per gallon.

Sainsbury’s launches London lorry designed for cycle safety

Sainsbury’s launches London lorry designed for cycle safety

One of the UK’s most recognisable supermarket chains Sainsbury’s recently launch a lorry designed specifically for the safety of cyclists and pedestrians.

Brewer raises a toast to cleaner, ‘greener’ Canter Eco Hybrid

Brewer raises a toast to cleaner, ‘greener’ Canter Eco Hybrid

The Bristol Beer Factory is now distributing its award-winning ales aboard a new FUSO Canter Eco Hybrid, the world’s first diesel-electric truck to make economic as well as environmental sense.

Mercedes-Benz Arocs goes to waste for GD Environmental

Mercedes-Benz Arocs goes to waste for GD Environmental

Fast-growing waste management specialist GD Environmental Services is running its first examples from the all-new Mercedes-Benz Arocs truck range.

£11 million boost for hauliers as speed limit raised

£11 million boost for hauliers as speed limit raised

Hauliers across England and Wales could see a £11 million a year boost as the government raises the speed limit for lorries on single carriageway roads to 50 mph.