Volvo has launched a limited edition Ailsa truck in honour of the eponymous firm that introduced Volvo trucks to the UK fifty years ago. The limited edition of just 50 Ailsa FH 4×2 and 6×2 tractor units come in either black on gold, or gold on black. The exterior is complemented by a customised interior upholstered in black and gold leather, with gold floor and engine tunnel mats. The 50th Anniversary ‘Ailsa Edition’ logo is also stitched into the upholstery. […]
Abbey Logistics has bought 28 Volvo FH units after an extended trial of the new model in 2017.
Maritime Transport has ordered 30 new Volvo FH Globetrotter XL tractor units.
Total commercial vehicle registrations fell during 2012, according to the latest figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), with Volvo faring the worst across the twelve month period. Registrations from January to December were down 5.9% across truck and vans, with the decline directly attributable to lower light commercial vehicle sales. Registrations of commercial vehicles above 3.5 tonnes were up 6.4% on 2011 figures, while vans (registrations below 3.5 tonnes) were down 7.9%. Truck registrations were particularly […]