Malcolm Construction, part of Scotland’s Malcolm Group, has started to take delivery of 50 new trucks fitted with Hyva tipping equipment. All but one of the trucks are Scania P370 tippers, split between 29 with day cabs and 20 fitted with sleepers. They feature Alpha FC137 tipping gear and 32t Hardox and aluminium alloy bodies built by Falkirk-based Outreach. The 50th and last is an all-bolted Hyva Titan hookloader mounted to a Scania chassis. Freddie McAllister, fleet engineer at Malcolm Construction, […]
Currie European Transport has placed an order with Volvo Truck and Bus Centre North & Scotland for 25 Euro-6 Volvo FH tractor units.
Latest figures show UK commercial vehicle manufacturing bounced back in August, with growth of almost 48% compared to this time last year.
Heavy truck sales are expected to surge at least 10% in 2013 compared with this year as operators delay buying Euro-6 vehicles, which will replace Euro-5 in 2014. The predicted spike in Euro-5 sales in 2013 is expected to result in longer lead times for new trucks. One operator, Andrew Spence-Wolrich, general manager of bulk specialist Hargreaves Transport, has been told he must order Euro-5 trucks by March 2013 to be sure of getting them. Truck makers MT spoke to […]