• TOP TRUCK 2018

    TOP TRUCK 2018

    The evolution of DAF Trucks’ XF and CF launched in 2017 takes the honours as Transport News’ Top Truck Award for 2018. We assess the truck that has put safety and TCO at its heart.

     
  • UNIMOG TRICKS

    UNIMOG TRICKS

    A wide range of truck operators were invited to Bedfordshire’s Millbrook proving ground to experience at first hand some of the Unimog’s extensive catalogue of tricks. Tim Blakemore joined the party.

     
  • MAN VAN

    MAN VAN

    German truck manufacturer MAN has added a new van built in partnership with Volkswagen to its range, allowing the OEM to join the exclusive truck and van club. Kevin Swallow took it on test.

     
  • GAS FUELLED VOLVO

    GAS FUELLED VOLVO

    Volvo Trucks has introduced new Euro 6 compliant long haul trucks with a 13 litre engine that uses liquid natural gas or biogas to achieve better emissions and cheaper running costs.

     
  • LOW ENTRY SCANIA

    LOW ENTRY SCANIA

    Scania is giving its latest truck line-up a further boost with the arrival of new 7 litre diesel and 13 litre dedicated gas engines together with a low entry L Series cab.

     
  • AI’S HAULIER TEST

    AI’S HAULIER TEST

    Aggregate Industries, operates a robust theory and practical testing process when recruiting a new haulier which includes requiring them to achieve a minimum of FORS Bronze accreditation.

     
  • SCOTTISH REWARDS WINNERS

    SCOTTISH REWARDS WINNERS

    The 24th annual edition of the Transport News Scottish Rewards presentation saw a full house of road haulage industry luminaries on parade for an early breakfast at Glasgow’s Crowne Plaza Hotel.

     
  • STRONGER AROCS

    STRONGER AROCS

    Mercedes-Benz has a strong construction chassis offering, and has had for many years. We’ve been to their test and development site in Gaggenau, to talk to the engineers behind the latest Arocs specs.

     
  • DUAL CLUTCH ON TEST

    DUAL CLUTCH ON TEST

    The fourth generation FH from Volvo Trucks comes with some decent tweaks and upgrades, but what shone through this TN test was the performance of the I-Shift dual clutch. Kevin Swallow reports on a super […]

     
  • DAF’s LF City

    DAF’s LF City

    As DAF Trucks rolled out the remainder of its new product range with a raft of innovations and novel components, it still produced a rabbit from the hat with a new 7.5 tonner; the LF […]