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M E Saunders & Sons sign up for three Volvo FM trucks

Bulk transport operator M E Saunders & Sons has taken delivery of a new Volvo FM 500 Globetrotter 6×2 tractor unit, with two more set to follow.  The three new FMs replace trucks from a rival manufacturer in the business’ 18-strong fleet. Working out of various quarries in Cumbria and delivering a range of aggregates to the firm’s customer base across the north of England, the trucks have been chosen due to Volvo’s proven reliability and the excellent working environment provided by the latest version of the FM. ‘Long tradition of running Volvos’ Rowland Saunders, Co-owner of the family-run firm, says: “We’ve had a long tradition of running Volvos and chose them again this time because we have always found the Volvos to be more reliab...[Read More]

Suttons Tankers spends £15m on comfier Volvo FH Globetrotters

Suttons Tankers has revealed that they have spent £15m investment on its UK fleet as part of its commitment to improve driver working conditions.

Zenith acquires 100 new Schmitz Cargobull S.KO Pace Smart Semi-Trailers

Zenith Trailer Rentals has acquired 100 new Schmitz Cargobull's S.KO Pace Smart semi-trailers.

New checks will worsen border delays, say MPs

Planned new UK border checks will worsen traffic queues without Government action, MPs have warned.

DAF is testing a new generation of distribution trucks

DAF starts field tests of new generation distribution trucks in the final phase of the development process.

DHL Supply Chain invests in 13 Volvo Bio-LNG trucks

DHL Supply Chain has added 13 new Volvo FH Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) tractor units to its fleet as part of its GoGreen plan.

Econ gritters keeping London’s road snow and ice-free

Contractors that will keep London's roads ice and snow-free are using Econ Engineering to supply them with their gritters.

Volta Trucks partners up to decarbonise London retail distribution

Volta Trucks partners with The Crown Estate and Clipper Logistics to decarbonise central London retail distribution.

Motus Truck & Van launches flagship Mercedes Trucks service and parts centre

Motus Truck & Van has unveiled a 2,500sq m Mercedes Trucks service and parts centre.

A1 Automotive takes delivery of three DAF XFs

A1 Automotive has signed its first, full-service contract hire agreement with Fraikin for three new DAF XF car transporters.

The first trials of Volta Zero take place

Volta Trucks has revealed that the first testing of its all-electric Volta Zero truck has begun.

DVSA recruits more HGV driving examiners

The DVSA has unveiled plans to recruit more examiners for HGV driving tests to help deal with the current lorry driver shortage.