Volvo claims its liquefied natural gas (LNG) FH and FM trucks are up to 25% more fuel efficient than conventional spark plug engines. The new trucks are fuelled by more than 90% LNG plus a small amount of diesel as an ignition fuel, which the manufacturer refers to as a ‘liquid spark plug’. At an event revealing Volvo Trucks’ vision for the future, the manufacturer said: “You get the same efficiency, performance and robustness as a diesel engine, and that’s […]
Temperature-controlled operator Reed Boardall has bought 50 new Volvo FH tractor units, bringing its fleet to 230 vehicles all under three years old.
Volvo Trucks UK had a “very good year” in 2016, increasing sales for the second year in a row, according to commercial director Mike Corcoran.
FMCG specialist Fowler Welch has ordered 130 MAN TGXs, in a deal that will see around one-third of its three year-old Volvo fleet replaced. Included in the predominantly Euro-5 order are five Euro-6 tractors with the same specification. These will be run as part of a wider trial to assess comparative performance and cost-efficiencies. Fowler Welch fleet manager Paul Allera says: “Ambient product producers are also looking for those same high levels of expertise and logistics efficiency we bring to […]