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 […]
Ryder has secured a deal with kitchen supplier Howdens Joinery to replace its entire fleet with 100 new Daf CF tractor units.
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 […]
Renault Trucks UK and Ireland has announced Carlos Rodrigues as its MD with effect from 1 October.