Renault Trucks launches new right hand drive range T High for the UK long-haul market
In response to the changing UK and Irish markets, and a clear demand from customers, Renault Trucks is delighted to announce the introduction of a newly-engineered right hand drive Range T High, available from early 2018.
Technology award for wave piston design that lowers fuel consumption
The Volvo Group’s new truck engines are more fuel efficient as a result of their intelligent piston design. Waves have been added to the piston crown to improve the use of oxygen. The engineers behind the innovation have now received the Volvo Technology Award 2017.
More powerful engine broadens the appeal of the Volvo FE range
The Volvo FE is now being launched with a 350hp engine and a new nine-tonne front axle. This makes the versatile Volvo FE range a stronger contender for even more demanding distribution, refuse handling and light construction duties.
IVECO previews new Stralis X-WAY
IVECO is preparing to launch the Stralis X-WAY, a truck that raises the stakes in light off-road missions with the highest payload in its segment, combining the best of IVECO’s fuel efficiency and safety technologies with the brand’s most robust chassis design.
Iveco Defence Vehicles to deliver first 400 units in Euro 6 truck order to the Swiss Armed Forces
Iveco Defence Vehicles has signed a delivery order with the Swiss Armed Forces,
Actros delivers for Air Products Ireland
The recent addition of four new Actros 2545LS ClassicSpace 6x2 tractor units has seen world-leading industrial gases company Air Products make further investments in its Irish fleet of Mercedes-Benz commercial vehicles.
PRM Group expands fleet with new Volvo FH16
PRM Group, one of Ireland's leading independent Chilled & Frozen Food Sales and Distribution companies, has invested in a new Volvo FH16-500.
‘Orange is the new blue’ as Volvo challenge Tip-Ex 2017 with two high-spec construction trucks
Volvo Trucks is exhibiting two high-specification, construction-focused vehicles from the payload-friendly FM Series in Hall M at the Tip-Ex 2017 Show (1st–3rd June 2017) at the Harrogate Convention Centre.
Intelligent safety systems minimise risk of traffic accidents
More vehicles on the roads, a faster traffic flow and a distracting stream of information all impose considerable demands on drivers of both commercial vehicles and cars.
Drivers given new trucks for their dedication to their jobs
Cannock-based transport and logistics form Go Direct has taken delivery of two new MAN TGS 26.520 tractor units to the delight of two of its drivers who have been allocated the vehicles as a reward for their dedication to their jobs.
MAN measures up for specialist drains service
Leading truck manufacturer MAN Truck & Bus UK has provided Northern Irelands drain cleaning experts Contract Services Dgn Ltd with a new TGS 26.500.
April showers attention on pink Volvo FM Tipper in support of Breast Cancer Awareness
April Forder of AR & PA Transport is a young lady whos clearly in the pink after taking delivery of one of the more striking and highly-specified Volvo FM 8x4 tippers to be found on these shores.
Dennison Commercials wins Top Volvo Dealer of the Year Award
Dennison Commercials have won the prestigious Volvo Trucks Top Dealer of the Year Award 2016.
Volvo I-Shift with Crawler Gears wins Innovation Award
In a glittering ceremony held at the Peterborough Arena, Volvo Trucks I-Shift with Crawler Gears automated transmission has won the Innovation of the Year: Vehicle Manufacturer award at The Heavies 2017.
Quinn Building Products increases payload and productivity with 5-axle Range Cs
As part of an on-going investment programme that will replenish its full fleet over the next four years, leading construction product manufacturer, Quinn Building Products, is driving productivity and efficiencies across its operation by specifying 50-tonne Range K 8x4s and 39-tonne Range C 10x4s.
Concrete order boost for MAN in Northern Ireland
Leading truck manufacturer MAN Truck & Bus UK has supplied three new MAN TGS 35.440 8x4s fitted with Liebherr mixers to join the ready-mix fleet at Tracey Concrete.
OLeary International gears up for biggest haulage auction in Ireland
Logistics company, OLeary International is selling a large selection of used trucks, trailers, tyres and building material by public auction, conducted by the largest independent auction company in Ireland & the UK, Wilsons Auctions.
IVECO forges ahead with eight-strong Tata Steel Stralis order
Tata Steel has replaced the truck fleet at its Lisburn site with eight Stralis Hi-Way tractor units – the steel production giants first UK order from IVECO.
Fixed costs attract J Adams to strike first MAN deal
Leading truck manufacturer MAN Truck & Bus UK has delivered its first vehicle with Northern Ireland haulier J Adams Transport and Sons.
Mercedes-Benz confirmed as main sponsor at FTA Ireland Annual Conference
Mercedes-Benz Trucks has once again been confirmed as Main Sponsor for the forthcoming annual Freight Transport Association Ireland Transport Manager Seminar.
Dealer-level service for HAJ
Offering dealer-level service and repairs of commercial vehicles, cranes and plant, County Derry based HAJ Repairs continue to go from strength to strength.
IKEA introduces special Allison-equipped vehicles at its Swedish distribution centres
Furniture and home furnishing retailer, IKEA, has introduced specially-designed Scania tractors at its two distribution centres in Sweden. For efficiency and comfort, they are equipped with fully automatic Allison 3000 Series™ transmissions.
Atego delivers for Arnotts
Santry-based logistics firm Etmar has added two new Mercedes-Benz Atego trucks to its fleet which will soon be put through their paces delivering furniture on behalf of its client Arnotts.
Cork Truck Services expands sales team
Mercedes-Benz commercial vehicle main dealer Cork Truck Services has welcomed in the New Year with the appointment of Mark Twomey to the position of Truck Sales Specialist.
Truck specs impress bosses looking for road-ready vehicles
Leading truck manufacturer MAN Truck & Bus UK is meeting the needs of Staffordshire based RJK Logistics as the business continues to grow.