Scottish haulier McPherson has taken delivery of the UK’s first pair of Volvo FM liquefied natural gas (LNG) tractor units. The Arbelour-based firm, which specialises in transporting bulk spirits, will initially be using the new gas trucks to carry distillery by-products to Scotland’s central belt. Both trucks are equipped to full ADR specifications to also enable them to transport bulk spirit movements. The 6×2 pusher axle Lite tractor units are powered by Volvo’s G13C enfines, with I-Shift automated 12-speed gearboxes. […]
With all HGV MOTs suspended for three months from 21 March, there looks like being a serious backlog to sort out later in the year. John Kendall reveals what the situation was like before the closure, and what we can expect once things get back to normal…
Social distancing regulations in response to the COVID-19 pandemic look set to have far-reaching implications for European truck manufacturers.
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