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 […]
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Malcolm Construction, part of Scotland’s Malcolm Group, has started to take delivery of 50 new trucks fitted with Hyva tipping equipment.
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 […]