Wincanton has turned to Volvo for the delivery of two new tankers that will cover 180,000km each year, collecting milk from farms across South Wales. Both FM 8×2 tankers replace older models from a rival marque and have been built on a 5,100mm wheelbase with a rear steering tag axle and a D11K Euro VI Step D engine. Wincanton technical services director Dave Rowlands said it chose Volvo as it was able to meet “the precise configuration we needed”. Read […]
In my archive, I have a Commercial Motor road test cutting, unusually with an accompanying video, dated 15 December 1996. It is of a back-to-back road test of two identically laden ERF EC12s belonging to BOC Distribution, carried out by Toby Clark, then vehicles editor and me, then engineering editor.
Canute Haulage Group creditors stand to lose millions of pounds following the sale of the business earlier this month via a pre-pack administration.
Hoyer UK MD Mark Binns has said he is “confident” this year will be better than last after the firm reported widening losses for the 12 months to the end of December.