Rapid growth at East Yorkshire bulk powder haulier Simon Gibson Transport has seen the firm strengthen its fleet with 51 new Volvo FH 6×2 tractor units. These are the latest additions to the firm’s fleet, which has expanded from 94 to 186 vehicles in the past year after European logistics provider Groupe Charles Andre’s acquisition of 75% of the company in March last year. The bulk of the 51 trucks consist of thirty-one high-spec Globetrotter-cabbed, FH-500 tractor units equipped with […]
DHL Freight and Volvo Trucks are to test heavy-duty electric truck technology for medium-distance regional transportation in Sweden.
At this week’s multi-million euro launch of Renault Trucks’ complete new line up in Lyon, senior directors from its parent Volvo Group turned out to lend their support to this €2bn (£1.7bn) project to revitalise Renault’s ageing CV portfolio. These included Volvo Group president Olof Persson and he spoke to MT editor Steve Hobson.
Volvo Trucks’ gas-powered artic and rigid trucks will be available from spring 2018, the manufacturer has revealed.