Eddie Stobart puts ECOSTRALIS to the Test

Stobart's Stralis

Eddie Stobart is putting two Iveco ECOSTRALIS tractor units to the test within its extensive transport operation. The company says it will be closely monitoring the performance of the Iveco vehicles over the coming months. The trucks have been named ‘Sophie’ and ‘Lynda Dawn’, following a long-established tradition that all Eddie Stobart vehicles be identified […]

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NEW DAF MX Engine enhancements boost efficiency

JAck Richard's Rate the DAF MX Engine

National haulage company Jack Richards & Son Ltd has reported delight with the performance of some of its DAF XF105.460 Space cab 6×2 FTG tractors, powered by the new PACCAR MX engine. “We have definitely seen an improvement since the new MX engines have been introduced,” says Tony Richards, Chairman at Jack Richards & Son. […]

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One of the leading waste management companies in Greater London, Gowing and Pursey, has taken delivery of the first Renault truck to join its 40-strong, predominantly DAF fleet. The new 8×4 Renault Kerax 430, Euro 5 Rigid with Global Cab, has Optidriver+, making it the first truck in the company’s fleet with an automated gearbox. […]

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|Scot Seats | Continue To Go From Strength To Strength|

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Scot Seats continue to go from strength to strength offering Britain’s biggest range of tested seats for commercial vehicles installed by their team of 8 authorised fitters.  Fitting nationwide they will certificate each vehicle for insurance company purposes. From single vehicles to full fleets, fitting can be arranged at dealer’s premises, coachworks, docks or even […]

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VCA Approval for On Board Weighing


Axtec’s OnBoard axle load indicator has received approval from the Vehicle Certification Agency (VCA) allowing it to be fitted as original equipment by vehicle manufacturers. The system is the first and only one of its type to receive this approval. Keith Gresham, Axtec’s Managing Director, says: “Obtaining VCA approval means that Axtec OnBoard can be […]

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Road Range launches new Deeside site


Mercedes-Benz commercial vehicle dealer Road Range Commercials has opened a purpose-built site at a cost of £1.5 million and incorporating a dedicated VOSA Authorised Test Facility. The dealer operated previously from a site in Zone 3 of the Deeside Industrial Park, but these premises offered no scope for the expansion required to cope with business […]

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Mercedes Antos – More Pictures Released


Mercedes-Benz have released more images of the new Antos mid-range truck prior to the official launch at the IAA in Hanover later this year.

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Daimler Trucks On target for Sales Success

Andreas Renschler

Daimler Trucks, with its Mercedes-Benz brand in Europe and Brazil, its Fuso brand in Japan, and its Freightliner and Western Star brands in the U.S., can look back on a successful year in 2011 with sales and revenues up 20% and return on sales at 6.5%. Andreas Renschler, the Daimler AG Board of Management member […]

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Volvo-D13 Euro-6-engine

Volvo Trucks has released further details of the company’s Euro-6 13-lirte engine. Oxides of nitrogen emissions have dropped by 77 per cent and particulate emissions have been halved. First off the mark is Volvo’s D13 460 hp engine, which today powers more than one-third of all Volvo trucks. “The Volvo FH gets a new 460hp […]

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