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News
30/08/2016

Mercedes Actros wins four-way trial to clinch 100-vehicle order

Boughey Distribution has taken delivery of 25 Mercedes-Benz Actros trucks – the first phase of a 100-vehicle order, placed after the Actros came out top in a trial of four marques.

Supplied by dealer Roanza Truck & Van, the new additions are Actros 2545 models with BigSpace cabs and are powered by 449bhp 12.8-litre engines, driving through ...
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30/08/2016

Hannon adds 40 Schmitz reefers

Continental haulage business Hannon Transport has taken delivery of 40 ...
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30/08/2016

BOF's new Eurocargo rigids

Long term Iveco trucks operator BOF has expanded its furniture delivery ...
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30/08/2016

Conti: close-coupled DOC

Continental says it will unveil game-changing close-coupled exhaust gas ...
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30/08/2016

Gallagher pulls with Sprinter

Manchester-based utilities contractor Gallagher has commissioned the first ...
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30/08/2016

Wabco success in China

Wabco has revealed that several of China’s major heavy truck manufacturers ...
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30/08/2016

First Renault for Rapson

Scottish timber haulage firm E M & T Rapson has taken delivery of a ...
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30/08/2016

Euro Bus Expo 2016

Nottingham City Transport’s Mark Fowles, Trentbarton’s Jeff Counsell, and ...
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26/08/2016

Britaniacrest rates Hyva

Britaniacrest Recycling has taken delivery of its first two fully remote ...
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Features
04/08/2016

See, think, act

Developments at ZF TRW and Wabco look set to take safety technology – and autonomous trucks – to the next level. Ahead of the IAA Show, Brian Tinham takes a look

Safety systems are seeing developments and diversification like no other aspect of transport technology, with the possible exception of hybrid powertains. Everything from ADAS (advanced ...
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04/08/2016

Electric heavyweight

There’s no need to consult the tea leaves to see what lies ahead when the tomorrow’s tractor may already be alive and kicking over the pond. Brian Weatherley looks at the all-American, electrically-driven Nikola One
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04/08/2016

Top technicians

This year’s IRTE Skills challenge – which seeks to find the best of the best bus and coach technicians and apprentices – lived up to its reputation. Brian Tinham reports
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04/08/2016

New realities

Will extensive driveline revisions be enough to lift the fortunes of Iveco’s Stralis tractors in the UK? Ian Norwell listens to senior executives in Madrid and takes two trucks for a test drive
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