• 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.

     
  • MV Supersite

    MV Supersite

    While MV Commercial might have only shifted 20 miles west along the M8, this move is indicative of far more long-term plans for this burgeoning truck build and hire operation, as Transport News reveals…

     
  • Going By Gas

    Going By Gas

    At the Scottish Rewards, Iveco asked one of its customers on stage: Graham Thomas, head of supermarket Ocado, who had recently bought 29, LNG fuelled 460hp Stralis NP tractor units.

     
  • New, or used?

    New, or used?

    A pre-owned truck can offer attractive savings compared with the cost of a new vehicle. Ayrshire based Stan Wardrop buys well maintained used trucks and they continue to pay dividends.

     
  • Danger Road

    Danger Road

    It’s a 30 mile round trip taking in some of the UK’s most breathtaking scenery across the South Lakes. Yet for truck drivers who run the Lake District gauntlet from Greenodd to Millom, it’s a […]

     
 
 
 
 

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