• Thompsons’ Scottish Tippers

    Thompsons’ Scottish Tippers

    Barely three months since its formation, Thompsons Tippers Scotland is already vying for market leadership north of the Border thanks to major investments in its factory and additional employment.

  • Stralis XP On Test

    Stralis XP On Test

    Iveco’s Stralis XP is aimed at the long haul operator with the manufacturer delivering several fuel saving tricks to improve fuel economy. Kevin Swallow put XP through its fuel efficiency paces.

  • Montracon Celebrations

    Montracon Celebrations

    Montracon has installed a new state-of-the-art production line at Doncaster and had an open day for customers to mark its official launch and celebrate 40 years in manufacturing.

  • Harsh In Scotland

    Harsh In Scotland

    A significant player in the Scottish tipper market, the Harsh of 2017 looks very different from the company that was making its first serious inroads north of the border a quarter of a century ago.

  • West of Scotland Iveco Dealers

    West of Scotland Iveco Dealers

    West of Scotland Iveco dealership provides first Scottish base for rapidly expanding CFS, the asset management arm of the Cartwright Group. Alistair Vallance visits Baillieston to be put in the big picture.

  • SDC Scottish Deliveries

    SDC Scottish Deliveries

    Burgeoning trailer manufacturer, SDC, has built up a growing product parc in Scotland and Alistair Vallance dropped in on three prominent operators to uncover the reasons why…



    Scania’s new generation ‘reveals’ go on. Now the focus moves to the ‘extra tough’ XT construction sector. Ian Norwell reports from Scania’s headquarters, and their test track in Södertälje, Sweden.



    In the eternal discussion over running on brand new truck tyres or retreads, Transport News uncovers the happy medium; long lasting joint-free retreads built in Scotland by Alba Tyre Management.



    A recession and subsequent reality check led to a Dennison Trailers strategy to develop new markets with new products, build a new production line and make two significant acquisitions.


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