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World’s most fuel-efficient driver title up for grabs

September 13, 2014
World’s most fuel-efficient driver title up for grabs

A total of 23 drivers from almost the same number of countries will be taking part in Volvo Trucks’ Global Drivers’ Fuel Challenge Final on Friday September 19th, where they will be competing against each other to find out who can drive most fuel-efficiently. The competition is the only one of its kind which is…

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SDC Trailers set to exhibit at IAA

September 3, 2014
SDC Autoliner

  SDC Trailers is exhibiting at the world’s leading transportation and logistics trade fair – the 65th IAA Commercial Vehicle show in Hanover from September 25 to October 2.

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Schmitz Cargobull gives hauliers locking gear advice

September 1, 2014
Schmitz Cargobull provides flush doors as standard on all its curtainsider models and its FP25 dry freight box van trailer, which allows a neater, cleaner and more striking livery to be applied.

Messy-looking locking gear on trailer rear doors could do a haulier or own account operator’s brand more harm than good, warns Schmitz Cargobull.

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Stoneridge to showcase future of technology at IAA 2014

August 26, 2014
Exakt Duo2+Tacho Link dongle

Stoneridge has a high reputation for innovation and at this year’s IAA looks forward to showing a range of innovative product solutions on offer across the commercial vehicle market. Ranging from instrument clusters to apps, including download solutions, telematics and the brand new digital tachograph, the SE5000 Exakt Duo2. 

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Keep track of driving licences changes with SmartAlerts

August 21, 2014

Smartanalysis, the UK’s leading tachogragraph analysis and compliance management Software as a Service has added SmartAlerts to its portfolio.

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Saville chooses Renault

August 20, 2014
Saville chooses Renault

Bristol-based Saville’s Freights Ltd, one of the South West’s leading providers of quality logistics, has taken delivery of six new Renault Range T460 6×2 mid-lift tractor units. Supplied by Renault Trucks distributor, Renault Trucks South West, the Range Ts are replacements for MAN, IVECO, Mercedes and Renault vehicles in the company’s 29-strong fleet. The relationship…

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Volvo launches gas-powered truck

August 20, 2014
FE CNG

Volvo Trucks is expanding its model range in Europe with a new version of the Volvo FE running entirely on methane gas. The Volvo FE CNG (Compressed Natural Gas) has been primarily developed for operations involving short driving cycles with repeated stop:starts such as refuse collection and local distribution. It is equipped with a new…

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GT Radial debuts 11 tyres at IAA Hanover

August 19, 2014
Peter Foulkes

GT Radial will be displaying 18 tyres at IAA Hanover 2014, of which 11 make their show debut including the recently launched GSW226 winter steer axle and GTL925 low platform trailer pattern tyres.

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Renault Trucks to exhibit at IAA

August 11, 2014
renault-trucks_construction_ranges

Renault Trucks will be exhibiting the most comprehensive range of vehicles on the market at the IAA 2014 trade show in Hanover from 25 September to 2 October. From the new Renault Master at 2.8 tonnes to the Renault Trucks Range K with a GCW of up to 120 tonnes, these are vehicles that stand…

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Warberer’s set to recruit 400 drivers

August 11, 2014

Following a staff increase of several hundred new employees in the first half of the year, Waberer will recruit another 400 truck drivers to add to its driver staff.

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New truck toll in Latvia

July 15, 2014

Latvia has introduced a truck toll on its extensive 3,500 km motorway. The vignette toll, which came into effect on July 1 applies to domestic and foreign vehicles. The time-based charge has a tiered price structure: for trucks from 3.5 to 12 tonnes and for trucks over 12 tonnes permissible total weight.

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Volvo Trucks highlights its Swedish heritage

May 29, 2014
Volvo Trucks highlights its Swedish heritage

The entire world is invited to join Volvo Trucks in celebrating Swedish National Day for a whole week. The ‘Swedish Week’ campaign consists of seven videos, amongst other things, with the intention of highlighting the importance of the Swedish roots of Volvo Trucks in an entertaining and amusing way.

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