• The Quick Step

    The Quick Step

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

  • Extra, Extra….

    Extra, Extra….

    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 paces to see if the focus on […]

  • At Home In The Range 

    At Home In The Range 

    The Range T380 from Renault Trucks is the first rigid to go around the revamped Transport News distribution test route. Kevin Swallow considers whether beefing up the specification of a 26 tonner brings any net […]

  • Let There Be Lite

    Let There Be Lite

    Like all established fleet options the appeal of Volvo Trucks’ FM is that it has the specification to do everything from local, to specialised to long haul. Kevin Swallow put an FM11 with a lightweight […]

  • Reaching The Parts….

    Reaching The Parts….

    One of the most direct ways an operator can maximise productivity is to step up in weight, so it’s important to get the specification right when moving from three axles to four. Kevin Swallow, in […]

  • Reaching New Heights

    Reaching New Heights

    A crane equipped, 500hp Iveco Stralis Hi-Way 6×4 tractor unit proved the perfect steed on a special Transport News appraisal around Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire. John Henderson our man of the road gets his expectations lifted […]

  • Lighting Up Time

    Lighting Up Time

    Volvo’s new FH13 500 6×2 Lite tractor unit adds around a tonne of payload and plenty of interest to a Transport News road test. A leaner, meaner John Henderson reports on a truck that will […]

  • Track And Field Champion

    Track And Field Champion

    Iveco’s rugged Daily 4×4 excels in the forests of Dumfries and Galloway in a special Transport News off road test. John Henderson reports on a 5.5 tonner that’s on the right track. SCOTLAND has no […]

  • Three In One At Full Stretch

    Three In One At Full Stretch

    DAF’s 6.10m wheelbase CF 310 FAN chassis offers unrivalled space for several bodywork applications. John Henderson plays a long game with this 6×2 rear steer curtainside rigid around the 138 mile, Transport News Scottish Regional […]

  • Storm Trooper

    Storm Trooper

    The first major storm of Autumn 2016 also heralded the arrival of Volvo’s FH750 for a Transport News test return run from Edinburgh to Thurso. John Henderson battens down the hatches onboard this northern powerhouse. […]