Fuel trial spurs Malcolm Group to buy 40 new tractive units


 

Linwood, Renfrewshire logistics firm the Malcolm Group has taken delivery of 40 Volvo FM11 tractive units, following a fuel trial in which it achieved over 9mpg. The Euro-5 Globetrotter-cabbed tractor units, all 6x2s with the 450hp D11C engine and Volvo’s I-Shift automated gearbox, were supplied by Volvo Truck & Bus Centre North & Scotland’s Cardonald headquarters in Glasgow. They join a fleet of 475 vehicles, around 200 of which are Volvo trucks. “Currently, the Volvo FM11 tractor units are fleet […]