Volvo Trucks is to sell the first series-manufactured new Volvo FH to the highest bidder on eBay. The truck is a unique one-off collector’s item and all the proceeds will go to charity with bids starting at one Euro (81p).
When Michael Todd bought his first truck in 1990, to start Leeds Paper Recycling – a business collecting paper, cardboard and metal for onward sale to merchants, he sowed the seeds of a successful and still family run business which confidently expects to grow to a turnover of £20 million in the next two years.
Leicestershire bulk haulage company, Selby’s Garage, has taken delivery of an 8x4 Renault Lander 430.32. It is the first Renault truck to join the company’s 12-strong mixed fleet of Foden, Scania, Mercedes-Benz and MAN and is already proving a hit with drivers.
One of Ireland’s leading warehousing and logistics companies, Brian Daly Transport, has taken delivery of a new Renault Premium Truck Racing Special Series tractor unit as the new flagship truck on its 36-strong fleet.
The first new Volvo trucks for twelve years have entered service with the Agriculture division of Wynnstay Group PLC.
The scene is set in a deserted area on a closed highway in Croatia, where Faith Dickey, world champion slackliner, is attempting the most intense stunt in the history of slacklining. In harsh winds and while moving at a high speed, she sets out to cross a line tensioned between two speeding Volvo trucks heading towards a slim tunnel.
Belfast-based Coastways Storage & Removals appreciates the differing benefits of box and curtainside bodies – so two of its new 7.5-tonne Mercedes-Benz Atego trucks offer the best of both worlds.
When the time came to replace one of their older vehicles in order to meet the requirements of the Low Emission Zone (LEZ) in London, Weetabix-owned packaging company Vibixa Ltd ‘had no hesitation whatsoever’ buying a Volvo according to Warehouse and Transport Manager Gary Bridges.
Delivery of eight new DAFs driven by a hand-picked team of newly-recruited drivers and based out of a new 20,000 square feet depot in Manchester, marks a significant northern expansion by Bristol distribution company I J McGill Transport.
Faced with ever-increasing costs, R J Hill (Haulage) Ltd, who are based at Broadleaze in Broadhembury, near Honiton, Devon, decided it was ‘time for a change’ and recently acquired their first-ever Volvo six-wheeler.
Buying a used Volvo truck from an authorised dealer is always a sound investment since it receives the same support and service as a new truck. But now with the release of the new truck finder app, it is even easier to find the perfect used truck.
Last month Volvo Trucks Austria sold the first Volvo FE Hybrid in Austria to Saubermacher, a multi-national company specialising in the disposal and recycling of waste.
Intake Transport opted for V8 muscle to power its eight new Mercedes-Benz Actros tractor units.
Due to popular demand, the Retro Truck show is back for a second year at the Heritage Motor Centre. The show, which takes place on Sunday 16 September, features a fantastic collection of modern classic trucks manufactured between 1960 and 2000 and is arranged by enthusiasts for enthusiasts.
At a ceremony held in Plzen in the Czech Republic last week, the first three of 35 Volvo FL trucks passed through the historical Pilsner Urquell main gate to be handed over to representatives from Prazdroj Breweries, symbolising the start of a co-operation between Prazdroj Breweries and Volvo Trucks.
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