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 […]
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Eddie Stobart is to expand its fleet of dual-fuel Volvo trucks, after successfully bidding for a chunk of the government’s Low Carbon Truck Demonstration Scheme funding. Stobart has been testing five dual-fuel FMs, which have been running on Liquid Natural Gas (LNG), in association with partner BOC Group. It will benefit from the expansion of the scheme alongside a field of other operators and suppliers. The additional funding will allow the logistics firm to put at least another 15 LNG […]