• 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 […]

     
  • Light Mixer Test

    Light Mixer Test

    To compete in today’s burgeoning mixer market, Iveco has introduced their new slimline Stralis X-Way designed for smooth handling while delivering maximum payload. Kevin Swallow weighs up the new specification.

     
  • Model Celebration

    Model Celebration

    Just like the Transport News Scottish Rewards Ceremony, this year Search Impex also celebrates its 25th anniversary. Joe Clark paid a visit to the event’s official model partner’s base in Derbyshire.

     
  • Fleet in Focus

    Fleet in Focus

    ‘General haulage’ best describes the work carried out by DR Macleod. The distinctive liveried trucks travel between the central belt, the Highlands and Western Isles of Scotland. Kevin Swallow took the ferry to the company’s […]

     
  • Madrid, on one fill

    Madrid, on one fill

    The viability of alternative fuels to diesel for commercial vehicle operations is increasingly on the agenda, as hauliers are faced with restrictions for city missions. Dean Barrett goes down the LNG route, all the way […]