Currie European Transport has placed an order with Volvo Truck and Bus Centre North & Scotland for 25 Euro-6 Volvo FH tractor units. The 6×2 vehicles are specified with Volvo’s 13-litre engine rated at 493hp, and come with the I-Shift automated gearbox and Dynafleet telematics. The trucks are on Volvo’s contract hire programme with three-year terms and are each expected to cover about 180,000km per year. An evaluation vehicle went into service on 1 March, and data for that month […]
Two specific issues have been identified with hydrogen that the truck sector needs to deal with: firstly, the development and construction of efficient fuel cells. Then secondly, the distribution of hydrogen to ensure that trucks can be refuelled safely and quickly.
Family-owned haulier Shipley Transport Services has rewarded the first class service it receives from Volvo and extended its relationship with four new fuel-efficient FHs with I-Save tractor units.
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 […]