• Truckfest Scotland Pictorial

    Truckfest Scotland Pictorial

    Exhibiting trucks, from huge fleets to owner operator, piled into the Royal Highland Showground for Truckfest Scotland 2017 and were admired by a record number of visitors on both the Saturday and Sunday, 5/6 August.

  • on test: lite 6×2 Volvo

    on test: lite 6×2 Volvo

    Like all established fleet options the appeal of Volvo Trucks’ FM is that it has an all encompassing specification. Kevin Swallow put an FM11 with a lightweight pusher axle through its paces.

  • WHAT A P.I. is all about

    WHAT A P.I. is all about

    BT Murrayfield Stadium will host the 2017 irtec Scottish Convention on Wednesday 18 October, a highlight being a Mock Public Inquiry, headed by Joan Aitken, Traffic Commissioner for Scotland and Ian Jones of Backhouse Jones […]



    Thomas Hemmerich, recently appointed managing director of MAN Truck & Bus UK Ltd travelled north of the border to meet customers and when his tour culminated at Truckfest Scotland, he had a chat with Alistair […]

  • Tailoring Trucks To Size and shape

    Tailoring Trucks To Size and shape

    A growing number of UK fleet operators are finding that a little extra effort put into tailoring truck specifications more closely to particular operations can soon pay off handsomely, as Tim Blakemore reports.

  • Five Volvo Operator Anniversaries

    Five Volvo Operator Anniversaries

    Although Volvo Trucks celebrated their 50th anniversary in the UK with a unique ‘trail’, it was also fitting that other customers’ anniversaries should be acknowledged, particularly since they had all bought a new Volvo to […]



    At this year’s CV Show Jim Thomson exhibited his second generation downlight system sparking interest across the haulage industry. Kevin Swallow caught up with its inventor for a closer look at the Jimmy Beam Downlight.



    Belgian trailer manufacturer STAS used Tip-ex 2017 to introduce its new UK business division and launch a moving floor for bulk aggregate and asphalt deliveries. Kevin Swallow talked to Graham Macmillan.



    It has been three years since DAF Trucks introduced FAQ Tridem into its right hand drive product range, however with so many recent engine launches and new products this eight wheeler spec went under the […]

  • asset’s assets

    asset’s assets

    Everything is in place for sales action in the now fully functioning Asset Alliance Group site in Newmains, Lanarkshire and truck and trailer sales weren’t long in coming, thanks to Jim Farrell and John Scott.


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