The shortlist for the 2020 Motor Transport Fleet Truck of the Year has been revealed. The line up is: DAF XF Mercedes-Benz Actros Scania R-series Volvo FH The shortlist was chosen by a panel of fleet operators based on online presentations by all the major manufacturers of 6×2 tractor units. Although the XF has won the trophy more than any other truck, in the last five years winners have also included the R-series, the FH and the MAN TGX so […]
Construction company McGee is challenging students at Nottingham Trent University to design a cycle safe system for a tipper truck.
Following its acquisition of Browns Chilled Distribution in September, Newmarket, Suffolk-based Turners (Soham) has started taking delivery of 50 new Mercedes-Benz Actros tractive units as part of a replacement programme for the Browns fleet. The trucks, which are all 6x2s, will be based at Browns’ Bicker site, near Spalding, and will operate at maximum GVW on a mix of regional and national work, said Turners’ group fleet engineer Tim King. Around 20 of the new trucks are already on the […]