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  • First New Gen Scania fire tenders in UK use

    25th April 2019

    Shropshire Fire & Rescue Service has commissioned the UK’s first five new generation Scania rescue pumps into service. Two will be based in Telford, two in Shrewsbury and one in Baschurch. Scania is now providing training for the Service’s instructors,…

  • 205 new Scanias for Nagel Langdons

    25th April 2019

    Nagel Langdons has selected Scania as its preferred supplier for 2019/20 with a major order placed for 205 trucks. Comprising a mix of rigid and tractor units, the new vehicles will be based around the firm’s eight UK depots and…

  • Webb selects Scania

    25th April 2019

      G Webb Haulage, based in Longstanton in Cambridgeshire is refreshing its fleet with 12 new Scania tippers to serve the construction materials and utilities sectors. A mix of P- and G-series new generation Scania rigids, all of which will…

  • Special Volvo for Eglinton

    25th April 2019

    Eglinton Timber Products has taken delivery of four new Volvo FH13.500 tractor units, including an FH 25-Year Special Edition. The new trucks were purchased from Dennison Commercials, with whom Eglinton has been doing business with for 30 years. The latest…

  • Encore drives forward in Derby

    25th April 2019

    Midlands-based recruitment agency Encore Personnel has launched a specialist driving division at its Derby branch. Intended to help alleviate a national skills shortage for skilled HGV drivers, the Derby team will be recruiting across the region for both qualified and…

  • NEW VOLVOS PASS THE TEST ON AGGREGATE AT NORTH LINCS

    7th March 2019

    North Lincs Aggregates has recent taken delivery of 11 new Volvo trucks – nine tractor units and two FH 8×4 tipper chassis – all supplied by Crossroads Truck and Bus. NLA is based in the Isle of Axholme and is…

  • NEW VOLVO FL RIGID DELIVERS FOR LEEDS BRONZE ENGINEERING

    7th March 2019

    Leeds Bronze Engineering has taken delivery of its first Volvo truck – a new FL5.210 rigid, powered by a four-cylinder Euro 6 D5K engine producing 210hp and a maximum 800Nm of torque between 1,100 and 1,700rpm. Supplied by Crossroads Truck…

  • HARPERS TAKES ITS FIRST MERCEDES ACTROS TRACTOR

    7th March 2019

    The first Mercedes truck to wear the eye-catching colours of Cambridgeshire’s P Harper & Sons is proving every bit as fuel-efficient as hoped, while also winning a resounding ‘thumbs up’ from its driver. Transport Manager Matthew Harper, assisted by his…

  • TWO NEW FH TRACTORS PROVIDE FOR BOWKER’S CENTENARY YEAR

    7th March 2019

    WH Bowker, one of the oldest UK companies specialising in national and international logistics and now trading as Bowker Transport, has unveiled a new centenary livery on two new Volvo FH tractor units to provide the start to a year…

  • CRANLEIGH FREIGHT RETURNS TO VOLVO FOR THE LONG HAUL

    7th March 2019

    Surrey-based, Cranleigh Freight Services has returned to Volvo Trucks after a ten-year gap, with the delivery of four left-hand drive 4x2FH13.460s which will be primarily used on long distance European transport assignments for the company’s airfreight, events and motorsport customers.…