An eight-tonne Volvo FH against one of the world's fastest cars – a Koenigsegg One:1. This is the scenario in Volvo’s new YouTube film, ‘Volvo Trucks v Koenigsegg’. The aim is to put the new I-Shift Dual Clutch gearbox - based on a technique used in sports cars - to the ultimate test.
The impressive payload of 3800 kg, matched to the smaller overall footprint of the vehicle, were the two principal reasons why brewer Marston’s specified an Isuzu Forward N75.190, 7.5 tonne rigid for a specific operation in the south west, where it needed an additional vehicle to cope with expanding customer demand in the area.
International and UK logistics specialist W H Bowker, who are based in Bamber Bridge, Lancashire, are celebrating 42 years of working in close collaboration with Volvo Trucks.
Specialist abnormal load hauliers Cadzow Heavy Haulage Ltd has recently taken delivery of a new flagship – a mammoth Mercedes-Benz Arocs SLT 4163 which is plated for Special Types operation at 155 tonnes gvw.
One of Europe’s leading manufacturers of off-highway lubricants has announced the release of two new products designed to perform in the harshest of environments.
The new Volvo FL and Volvo FMX are now available at Euro-6 with the option of a four-door crew cab for operations such as fire and rescue services or roadside assistance.
Leading online retailer Argos has announced the launch of a fleet of newly branded trucks. The 76 vehicles, all sporting the new brand colours and designs announced this week, will take to the road this autumn.
Volvo Trucks has developed new technology which can eliminate the risk of accidents caused by a limited field of vision as it enables a vehicle to do a 360 degree scan of everything in its surroundings.
Twenty new series Volvo FH tractor units have entered service with highly-respected, Cambridgeshire-based, independent haulier Knowles Transport.
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.
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.
Volvo Trucks has announced that the new series, Euro 6-compliant FM, is now available fully configured for car transporter applications.
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.
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.
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.
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