• Sweating The Pounds To Make The Weight

    Sweating The Pounds To Make The Weight

    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 gets behind the wheel to weigh up the new specification. […]

     
  • Riding In Comfort

    Riding In Comfort

    The New XF comes with subtle upgrades that can be easily overlooked. Kevin Swallow took DAF’s flagship around Scotland to see if the changes bolster to its reputation with drivers and owners. LAST YEAR DAF […]

     
  • Full Volume ATi Nostalgia

    Full Volume ATi Nostalgia

    Driving a DAF3300 ATi brought back memories of when being a truck driver was a proper job! With its SpaceCab this truck was ideal for the long haul and its contribution to the road haulage […]

     
  • The Strive For Consistency

    The Strive For Consistency

    To get the most from a truck fitted with an automated manual transmission you need the added extras to increase and maintain performance. Kevin Swallow took Scania’s new S650 on the road to see how […]

     
  • One Hundred Of A Kind

    One Hundred Of A Kind

    Limited edition trucks always cause a bit of stir, especially if they are presented well. Fresh from testing MANs PerformanceLine, Transport News got its hands on the Actros1 from Mercedes-Benz. To see if this fancy […]

     
  • Green Machine With More Power And Payload

    Green Machine With More Power And Payload

    Isuzu Truck (UK) has given its Grafter chassis cab a revamp with a new, smaller but more powerful engine and increased its body and payload potential. Kevin Swallow braved the wintry conditions to see if […]

     
  • Volvo FE Beefed Up

    Volvo FE Beefed Up

    Last year Volvo Trucks added the 350hp engine and a new nine tonne front axle to the list of options for the FE, making the truck more versatile to meet the demands of local repetitive […]

     
  • The Modern MAN 

    The Modern MAN 

    Manufacturers are producing trucks with greater horse power and torque and using innovative technology to bring down the cost of ownership. Kevin Swallow spent the day behind the wheel of an MAN TGX 26.500, a […]

     
 
 
 
 

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