• LOTS OF LIVESTOCK

    LOTS OF LIVESTOCK

    As Linlithgow based livestock haulier RW Stewart closes in on its centenary, third generation boss of the family run company Alan Stewart discusses animal welfare, driver’s hours and vehicle maintenance.

     
  • CAB HEATING COSTS

    CAB HEATING COSTS

    Warming the day cab has become an environmental issue as drivers run their trucks on tickover to generate heat inside the truck. However more operators have started fitting night heaters.

     
  • First LNG Trial

    First LNG Trial

    Malcolm Logistics has become the first Scottish operator to take delivery of Iveco’s new Stralis NP 460hp 6×2 tractor unit, as part of a nine month trial to evaluate the potential of liquefied natural gas […]

     
  • 6×2 Rigid Test

    6×2 Rigid Test

    A 6×2 lightweight distribution truck is the most practical choice for urban multi-drop, and this month’s test wagon is currently doing the rounds with Transport Association members raising cash for Transaid.

     
  • TOP TRUCK 2019

    TOP TRUCK 2019

    The new flat floor S series cab from Scania claims the Transport News’ Top Truck Award for 2019. Its style and strength edged out two limited editions and a robust tipper to claim top spot.

     
  • WORLD FIRSTS

    WORLD FIRSTS

    The new Mercedes Actros truck range going into full production boasts four ‘world firsts’ among a host of innovations. But how did the engineers decide which elements of the latest technology to include?

     
  • 25th Scottish Rewards

    25th Scottish Rewards

    The bar was raised high for the 25th anniversary of the Transport News Scottish Rewards, as the full house of 600 hauliers anticipated an exceptional edition of the annual presentation ceremony.

     
  • Harsh Growth

    Harsh Growth

    This year Harsh reports a surge ahead on all fronts, the company’s ninth successive year of growth across the full variety of its product lines. And that success has been greatest in Scotland.

     
  • New Used Trucks!

    New Used Trucks!

    Renault Trucks has started manufacturing its own second hand Euro 6, 18 tonners in a specially constructed used trucks factory next to its sprawling ‘new truck’ assembly line near Lyon.

     
  • Tipper Test

    Tipper Test

    The construction industry often depends on Scania for innovative transport solutions and Kevin Swallow put the all new XT through its paces to see if it equates with tipper industry demands.

     
 
 
 
 

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