• BUSY CV SHOW

    BUSY CV SHOW

    At one of the most successful Commercial Vehicle Shows ever, an apparent air of optimism was backed up by positive research figures indicating that the road haulage industry is in good shape.

     
  • FH ANNIV

    FH ANNIV

    Fast approaching 25 years since its UK launch in Glasgow during September 1993, Volvo’s progressive FH heavy truck range remains at the forefront of technological developments, with big award wins.

     
  • TRIDEM ON TEST

    TRIDEM ON TEST

    Better lateral movement and smaller turning circles are enticing more operators to give the Renault Tridem spec truck a go, so understanding just what this type of truck can give you is important.

     
  • LOADING CHECKS

    LOADING CHECKS

    Hauliers involved with bulk transport and waste disposal have long endorsed on-board weighing devices to remain legal while other, lighter transport sectors have been slower, to adopt the technology.

     
  • SUNNY SCOTPLANT

    SUNNY SCOTPLANT

    Harnessing two consecutive days of brilliant sunshine, the 2018 edition of the popular biennial Scotplant Show brought the crowds to Ingliston in large numbers. They were rewarded with plenty of truck displays

     
  • TIP-EX PREVIEW

    TIP-EX PREVIEW

    Every year, Harrogate in North Yorkshire hosts the UK’s only dedicated show for the dry and wet bulk transport sector at Tip-ex and Tank-ex. But where do you start? Our handy A-Z guide will help!

     
  • AVIEMORE 2018

    AVIEMORE 2018

    Allison Transmission will exhibit at the APSE Scotland Fleet, Waste and Grounds Seminar in Aviemore (15 to 18 May) and visitors to the event can assess the company’s latest fuel saving innovation: FuelSense 2.0.

     
  • GREEN MACHINE

    GREEN MACHINE

    Isuzu Truck (UK) has given its Grafter chassis cab a revamp with a new, smaller but more powerful engine and has increased its body and payload potential. Kevin Swallow assesses the new look pick-up.

     
  • T.O.M IN ADMINISTRATION

    T.O.M IN ADMINISTRATION

    Airdrie headquartered T.O.M Group Ltd, which includes Caledonian Truck & Van and T.O.M Vehicle Rental, called in administrators in March after the CV sales and service company was unable to overcome ‘operational difficulties’.

     
  • 640HP MAN

    640HP MAN

    Operators always generate a demand for the biggest and best, and from the MAN stable it’s the TGX 26.640. Kevin Swallow took the limited edition PerformanceLine version round the Transport News test route.