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  • TOP SPEC RANGE T HIGH TURNS HEADS FOR HEATHFIELD HAULAGE

    14th February 2020

    Carlisle’s Heathfield Haulage has put a stunning new Range T520 High 6×2 tag axle tractor unit into service working across the UK. Owner-driver Paul Irving selected the top spec T High, supplied by local dealer Border Trucks, for its well-appointed…

  • A NEW VOLVO FM RIGID GETS REAL FEEDBACK AT JOHN MACKIRDY

    14th February 2020

    Currently commencing its 150th year in business, John Mackirdy of Rothesay, on the Isle of Bute, is reporting first class performance levels from a new Volvo FM11.410 rigid engaged in animal feed deliveries. Managing Director John Mackirdy said: “Our latest…

  • RENAULT SIGNS AGREEMENT WITH CARLSBERG FOR 20 ELECTRIC TRUCKS

    14th February 2020

    Renault Trucks has announced a contract with the Carlsberg Group to deliver 20 D-Wide ZE. The 100% electric 26-tonne trucks, which will be delivered in 2020, will be operated by Carlsberg Group’s Swiss subsidiary, the Feldschlösschen brewery. Renault believes that…

  • DAF CF410 TRIDEM IS A HIT WITH DM BOYLES

    14th February 2020

    DM Boyles, the family-owned liquid waste management operator based in Market Rasen, has added its very first DAF to a growing fleet. A DAF CF410 FAQ, with a triple rear-axle tridem bogie arrangement of steer-drive-steer axles – not only the…

  • POUNDSTRETCHER FINDS VALUE WITH AAG-SUPPLIED DAFs

    14th February 2020

    Asset Alliance Group has secured its first full-service contract hire deal with high street store, Poundstretcher, supplying 10 new 26-tonne DAF CF340 rigids featuring rear-steering axles and Space Cabs, following a competitive tender. The discount retailer shortlisted AAG after a…

  • A NEW VOLVO FH RINGS THE CHANGES AT JAMES INNES

    14th February 2020

    Portsoy based bulk tipper transporters, James Innes & Son has put a new Volvo FH truck into service. The 500hp tractor unit is the first Volvo truck purchased by the company in 24 years. Supplied by Volvo Truck and Bus…

  • MOBILE MEDICAL DIAGNOSTIC SERVICES PROVIDER TURNS TO SCANIA

    1st October 2019

    InHealth, the UK’s largest provider of mobile medical diagnostic services, has taken delivery of two Scania S500 twin-steer tractor units. Supplied with fully inclusive five-year repair and maintenance agreements, these are the first two Scanias to enter service with the…

  • SIX VOLVO FH LITE TRACTORS HELP ALFRED HYMAS POWER AHEAD

    1st October 2019

    Alfred Hymas of Burton Leonard, near Harrogate, has taken delivery of six new Volvo FH tractor units. The vehicles are also the first ever taken on contract hire by the North Yorkshire based company, for evaluation of procurement options. Managing…

  • MABANAFT ACQUIRES JUNCTION 29 TRUCKSTOP

    1st October 2019

    Mabanaft has announced its acquisition of Junction 29, one of the top-tier, independent truckstops in the UK, near Chesterfield The deal completed on August 5 and marks Mabanaft’s strategic commitment to developing a network of truckstops across the country, offering…

  • NHS BLOOD FLEET TURNS TO FRAIKIN

    1st October 2019

    Fraikin’s ability to precisely structure the maintenance and servicing requirements of NHS Blood and Transplant’s specialist fleet has sealed a three-year renewal deal for one of its longest-running fleet management contracts. It means Fraikin will continue to manage 350 NHS…