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  • Truck of the Week – Sept 6, 2016

    Truck of the Week – Sept 6, 2016

    6th September 2016

    For good measure, the Scania S450 was being hauled by a WS Transportation R450, making for an interesting comparison of old against new. The S-range’s styling has created lots of social media interest, and with the links to the UK’s…

  • French truckers set to cause mayhem at Calais

    French truckers set to cause mayhem at Calais

    4th September 2016

    “l was present at Friday’s meeting in Calais at which the Interior Minister, Bernard Cazeneuve gave his assurances that the ‘Jungle’ would be dismantled by the end of October this year,” said RHA chief executive, Richard Burnett. “We understand the hauliers…

  • Callerton pays homage to Auf Wiedersehen Pet, like!

    Callerton pays homage to Auf Wiedersehen Pet, like!

    31st August 2016

    To take it a step further, Lee has decided to pay homage to the series by having one of his fleet of Scania tractor units airbrushed with the characters from the programme. Callerton Haulage runs an eye-catching yellow livery on…

  • Scania unveils all-new S series

    Scania unveils all-new S series

    31st August 2016

    Unveiled to key international operators and members of the press at a packed ceremony at the Grand Palais in Paris on August 23, the new R- and S-series vehicles boast a new cab, improved engines, refined driveline and better aerodynamics…

  • ‘Iron Knight’ Volvo smashes two world speed records

    ‘Iron Knight’ Volvo smashes two world speed records

    31st August 2016

    With the exception of the engine and its series-built I-Shift Dual Clutch transmission, the new truck – named ‘The Iron Knight’ – is entirely custom-built. With 2400 bhp under the hood, the truck set new international speed records on August…

  • THE UK’S FRIENDLIEST TRUCK SHOW RETURNS BIGGER & BETTER THAN EVER!

    22nd August 2016

    Formerly known as The Shropshire Truck Show, this family favourite event returns with a new name and bigger and better than ever! Appealing to enthusiasts and families alike, Trucking Live Shropshire – sponsored by Towergate Insurance – will feature trucks…

  • Truck of the Week – August 22, 2016

    Truck of the Week – August 22, 2016

    22nd August 2016

    With DW Transport’s Scania Blue Stream making a nice colour contrast against the red McGinnity R620, 698 people liked the image when it was posted next day on UK Trucking mag’s Facebook page to make it the clear Truck of…

  • ‘Iron Knight’ Volvo to attempt world speed record

    22nd August 2016

    Named ‘The Iron Knight’, the bespoke-built truck is the result of a unique co-operation between technicians, engineers and designers at the Swedish manufacturer. With the exception of the engine and its series-built I-Shift Dual Clutch transmission, the truck is entirely…

  • Truck of the Week – August 15, 2016

    Truck of the Week – August 15, 2016

    16th August 2016

    Pictured on the southbound M1 near J26 on August 10, the rig attracted several comments when it was posted the next day on the UK Trucking mag Facebook page and eventually topped out with 620 likes.