According to Karl Jones, attention to detail when choosing the specification of the latest Volvo FH tractor unit to join the family business of Karl Jones and Son Haulage Ltd has brought major productivity benefits.
Baldwins Crane Hire has taken their first pair of heavy haulage Volvo tractors to move mobile crane components and their ballast blocks, bringing their truck fleet to seven.
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).
The first new Volvo trucks for twelve years have entered service with the Agriculture division of Wynnstay Group PLC.
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.
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.
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.
A new Volvo FM 6x2 rigid painstakingly specified to the requirements of family-owned Agricultural Machinery Dealership Hamblys Ltd is doing work that previously required two vehicles, according to Managing Director Steve Barrett.
The Volvo FH16-750 makes its UK and Ireland construction industry show debut on the Volvo Construction Equipment stand at Hillhead 2012 where a 6x2 tractor unit will be on display together with two high spec Volvo FMX 8x4 tippers.
Buying a Volvo Used Truck is now an even more customer-friendly experience with the introduction of a series of important refinements to the already comprehensive ‘Selected Used Truck’ programme.
The superb reliability of a number of used Volvos in the fleet, together with a desire to operate trucks with what was seen as an ‘uncomplicated SCR engine’, finally convinced the directors of Mendip operator J F Pearce and Sons that they should invest in new Volvo vehicles.
A new Volvo FM-420 8x4 Tridem has entered service with animal feeds specialist Cowindale Feeds of Carmarthen, South Wales.
Every Volvo truck has its own unique driver’s handbook whose contents are individually tailored to match the vehicle’s specification. Now it is also possible to download it - for free - via the Internet.
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