Watch what happened at the Microlise Transport Conference last month, when Motortransport.co.uk chaired a debate between seven of the eight major truck manufacturers, who were looking ahead to what the market holds for all in road transport in 2020. Over a wide-ranging session hot topics such as autonomous trucks; alternative fuels and the EU referendum were keenly debated. First up: what fuel will power the engine of the future? John Cromer, Volvo UK truck product manager, took up the challenge: […]
Knights of Old has fitted eight new MAN TGLs with additional nearside windows to improve drivers’ vision on the road.
Stobart Group and A.W. Jenkinson Forest Products have struck a second joint procurement deal with Scania to take delivery of a combined 1,000 trucks over the next two years. Between March 2012 and December 2013 Stobart and A.W. Jenkinson will take a mixture of R-series and G-series models. The first 300 will enter service this year with 700 more entering both fleets ahead of the introduction of Euro-6 on 31 December 2013. The deal replicates one struck in January 2010, […]
Grocontinental has opened a £6.5m chilled warehouse and taken delivery of 65 new trucks in response to increasing customer demand.