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. […]
Iveco has launched two new versions of the Stralis, one of which it claims to be “the most fuel-efficient and reliable truck the market has ever seen”, and the other it believes to be so significant that it will change the face of European long-distance haulage.
Tesco has taken delivery of 28 Volvo FM tractor-units for operation in Northern Ireland.