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  • 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…

  • ‘ONE-MAN BAND’ GUY CELEBRATES IN STYLE, WITH FIFTH UNIMOG

    1st October 2019

    Kent-based contractor Guy Gregson has marked his 30th anniversary in business by acquiring his fifth Mercedes Unimog. His U218 replaces the 23-year-old U1600 which he had been using for the last four years. The U218 is the smallest in the…

  • FLOGAS IS FIRST UK GAS SUPPLIER TO USE VOLVO BIO-LNG TRUCKS

    1st October 2019

    Leading domestic and commercial LPG provider, Flogas Britain, has become the first UK gas supplier to operate BIO-LNG powered Volvo trucks. The new trucks are part of the company’s 2040 vision to build a lower carbon future in the UK…

  • BOTT COMMITS TO LONG-TERM PARTNERSHIP WITH SCANIA

    1st October 2019

    Bott Limited, is continuing to renew its UK and European transport and distribution fleet with Scania. The company, based in Bude in North Cornwall manufactures workshops and in-vehicle equipment, The most recent deliveries have seen two new generation S410 4×2…

  • SCANIA ADDS TOP POWER 540hp TO ITS 13-LITRE ENGINE

    1st October 2019

    Scania’s 13-litre engine is now available at 540hp for G, R and S Series models. The new engine – DC13-166 – is intended for customers where lots of power and drivability are in demand while weight sensitivity or limitations such…

  • ERNEST COOPER LTD CELEBRATES ITS CENTENARY IN STYLE

    1st October 2019

    To mark 100 years in business, Ernest Cooper has invested in a bespoke Volvo FH16.750 gold tractor unit. The new flagship will also help raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support this year. Supplied by Crossroads Truck and Bus, no expense…

  • AMP CLEAN ENERGY PRIORITISES SAFETY WITH NEW VOLVO TRIDEMS

    1st October 2019

    Biomass fuel suppliers, AMP Clean Energy has put two new Volvo FM13.420 8×2 Tridem 32-tonne rigid tankers into operation. Both have been fitted with the first UK-supplied, Transmanut 31 cubic metre bulk transport bodies featuring dust extraction equipment. The 5.1m…

  • 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-…