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  • WADE SPRING STAYS IN ITS COMFORT ZONE WITH A VOLVO ORDER

    1st October 2019

    When Nottinghamshire-based, Wade Spring Limited investigated the acquisition of a new truck for its fleet, it concluded that a 12-tonne Volvo FL 4×2 rigid was the vehicle that it needed. Having recently purchased the spring business of another furniture supplier,…

  • IPSWICH PLASTICS CELEBRATES 70TH ANNIVERSARY WITH NEW RANGE D

    1st October 2019

    To mark 70 years in the business and in a move that cements a loyal business relationship spanning four decades, Ipswich Plastics has taken delivery of a Renault Trucks Range D16 MED 4×2 from Thompson Commercials in Boston. The new…

  • SCANIA SELLS OUT LIMITED EDITION V8 GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY TRUCK

    1st October 2019

    Scania has launched a limited edition of 25 flagship S-series Highline tractor units in celebration of the 50th anniversary of its V8 engine, yet within days of the announcement, all 25 had been sold. They were available in either two-…

  • FINCH GOES FOR THE X-WAY

    1st October 2019

    Essex-based aggregates firm G&B Finch has put its first two 32-tonne Iveco Stralis X-WAY mixers into service, equipping each for different types of operation. The pair are part of a wider order which will also see a Stralis X-WAY tipper…

  • TWT UPGRADES ITS FLEET WITH 12 MERCEDES ACTROSES

    1st October 2019

    Mercedes is making fresh in-roads into the fleet of South Wales-based TWT Logistics Group, which has commissioned a dozen Actros models from local Dealer Euro Commercials within the last year. Although it has operated Mercs in the past, the family-owned…

  • GAS LEADER CALOR EMBRACES 30 MERCEDES TRUCKS

    1st October 2019

    Calor Gar has added 30 more trucks to its fleet from Mercedes which are now operating from its depot in Immingham. As well as 20 Actros 2446 tractors, Ciceley Commercials will shortly deliver another 10 Antos 2635 three-axle 26-tonners with…

  • MERCEDES AROCS VACUUM TANKERS FOR LANES GROUP

    1st October 2019

    Wastewater utility solutions and drainage leader Lanes Group has taken delivery of two Mercedes Arocs 3243L ENA tridem 8×4 trucks. The 32-tonne chassis were supplied and backed by Dealer Ciceley Commercials. Both have single front steer axles, double-drive bogies and…

  • VOLVO’S PROACTIVE APPROACH IMPRESSES RICHARD HAYTON

    1st October 2019

    Bridlington-based, Richard Hayton Transport operates four Volvo FH tractor units on bulk agricultural deliveries throughout the UK and the company has recently taken delivery of a Dutch-style FH13.500 6×2 tractor unit with a pusher axle supplied Crossroads Truck and Bus.…

  • SCANIA REVEALS ITS AXL CABLESS CONCEPT TRUCK

    1st October 2019

    In what is another milestone in the development of heavy self-driving vehicles, a group of Scania experts in different fields have teamed up and developed the concept Scania AXL fully autonomous truck, which, even without the cab, has the company’s…

  • Pre- and post-journey checks

    Pre- and post-journey checks

    20th August 2019

    The vast majority of journeys by trucks pass off without any major, or indeed minor, incidents, but sometimes poor advance planning can leave a driver in a mess and cost them time and so money. Plan your route Planning a…