High street retailer Poundland has added 35 Volvos to its own-account fleet to replace existing vehicles and support its store opening programme. The order, via the Wallsall branch of the Hartshorne Group, consists of 27 FH 6×2 tractor units, three FM 6×2 rigids and five FL 4×2 18-tonne rigids, most of which have been delivered. Many of the Poundland-liveried trucks will operate from the retailer’s head office in Willenhall, West Midlands, and are on full service and maintenance contracts with […]
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Volvo Group has made a €400m (£317m) provision after being notified by the European Commission (EC) that it is suspected of involvement in a cartel, along with several other heavy- and medium-duty truck manufacturers.
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