RSS Feed

Trucks

Mercedes-Benz Actros is ‘in the pink’ for Solstor

Mercedes-Benz Actros is ‘in the pink’ for Solstor

When driver Julie Church jokingly asked if she could have a pink polo shirt as part of her uniform, she could never have imagined where it would lead. “Why don’t we get you a pink truck as well?” came the response from her boss at Solstor UK. He wasn’t serious at the time… but six months later that’s exactly what they’ve done.

JC Atkinson lifts the lid on cleaner, ‘greener’ Euro VI Mercedes-Benz Atego

JC Atkinson lifts the lid on cleaner, ‘greener’ Euro VI Mercedes-Benz Atego

The UK’s largest independent coffin and casket manufacturer is running its biggest vehicle yet, a 12-tonne Mercedes-Benz Atego with low-emission Euro VI engine.

Euro VI Mercedes-Benz Atego has all the right moves

Euro VI Mercedes-Benz Atego has all the right moves

Teams of experienced professionals employed by Harris Installation Services are now travelling to and from job locations throughout London in the comfortable and spacious six-man crew cab of their new, 7.5-tonne Mercedes-Benz Atego.

Rhys Davies lands a ‘double first’ with Mercedes-Benz and Lawrence David

Rhys Davies lands a ‘double first’ with Mercedes-Benz and Lawrence David

Rhys Davies Logistics is breaking new ground after commissioning four Mercedes-Benz tractor units and five urban semi-trailers by Lawrence David. The Actros are its first Euro VI trucks while the 10.8m curtainsiders are its first short trailers.

Cool Solutions chills out with Mercedes-Benz Actros

Cool Solutions chills out with Mercedes-Benz Actros

The first Mercedes-Benz trucks to wear the colours of Hull-based Cool Solutions are returning an extra mile per gallon, compared to its fleet average.

Massey Wilcox adds sparkle with anniversary Actros from Rygor

Massey Wilcox adds sparkle with anniversary Actros from Rygor

The latest Mercedes-Benz Actros to join the fleet of high-profile West Country haulier Massey Wilcox Transport is a real diamond – and there’s a striking image of the precious stone on the side of its StreamSpace cab to prove it.

A Volvo FH challenges a Koenigsegg One:1

A Volvo FH challenges a Koenigsegg One:1

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.

Even more Marston’s beer now being delivered by Isuzu

Even more Marston’s beer now being delivered by Isuzu

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.

W H Bowker celebrate 42 years of close collaberation with Volvo

W H Bowker celebrate 42 years of close collaberation with Volvo

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.

Mercedes-Benz Arocs delivers Cadzow a new force in heavy haulage

Mercedes-Benz Arocs delivers Cadzow a new force in heavy haulage

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.

Morris Lubricants unveils two new off-highway products

Morris Lubricants unveils two new off-highway products

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.

New Volvo FL and Volvo FMX – Now with crew cab

New Volvo FL and Volvo FMX – Now with crew cab

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.

Argos fleet gets a makeover

Argos fleet gets a makeover

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.

New technology offers truck drivers all-around visibility

New technology offers truck drivers all-around visibility

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 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.