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  • 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…

  • VOLVO GOES UNDERGROUND WITH THE IRISH SALT MINERS

    16th August 2019

    Irish Salt Mining & Exploration has put two Volvo FMX12.420 6×6 rigids into operation, where the trucks will operate almost exclusively 460 metres underground in in the company’s salt mine near Kilroot in Northern Ireland. Supplied by Dennison Commercials, the…

  • ASCO GROUP TAKES 15 NEW RENAULTS

    16th August 2019

    Renault Trucks has announced the addition of 15 new T460 6x2s to the fleet of logistics and materials management provider, ASCO Group. The Range Ts will be providing waste, fuels and cargo transportation for the gas and oil industry. Supplied…

  • VOLVO FH16 FLAGSHIP AT STODDART CRANE HIRE

    16th August 2019

    Scottish operator, Stoddart Crane Hire has a new fleet flagship – a 150-tonne Volvo FH16.750 6×4 tractor unit – supplied by Volvo Truck and Bus Centre North & Scotland – which is used predominantly for the transportation of crane ballast.…

  • MERCEDES ATEGOS ‘KEEP ON RUNNING’ FOR PHILIP DENNIS

    16th August 2019

    Philip Dennis Foodservice from North Devon has taken delivery of another six Mercedes Atego lightweights from City West Commercials. They are four 15-tonne 1524s and a pair of 13-tonne 1324s. They have ClassicSpace S-cabs and are powered by 238hp 7.7-litre…

  • VOLVO FH16 IS ROCK SOLID INVESTMENT AT LIMEHILLOCK QUARRIES

    16th August 2019

    Morayshire-based Limehillock Quarries has invested in a high-specification Volvo FH16.750 8×4 tractor unit for transporting its mobile crushers and screening plant between sites. Supplied by Volvo Truck and Bus Centre North & Scotland, the 170-tonne tractor unit also features the…