• Volvo Lite On Test

    Volvo Lite On Test

    Payload dominates bulk transport, and truck manufacturers work hard to be the lightest tractor unit on the market. Kevin Swallow assesses the Volvo FH Lite with its new Euro 6 Step D engine.

  • Electric Surge

    Electric Surge

    Electric vehicles became the hottest topic at the Freight in the City Expo held at London’s Alexandra Palace, with this year set to be a watershed moment for last mile urban deliveries.

  • Brakes and Bridges!

    Brakes and Bridges!

    The 26th 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.

  • Trucks to Plan

    Trucks to Plan

    For one of Scotland’s leading telecom infrastructure partners, C-Plan, sourcing vehicles to cope with the peaks and troughs of business has become a bit of an art form for their experienced transport manager.

  • Road Freight An Election Priority

    THE ROAD Haulage Association has called on political parties to put road freight at the heart of transport policy in the run up to the general election. RHA chief executive, Richard Burnett said he will […]

  • CVRAS Solutions For Cummins And Volvo Engines

    DRIVELINE Emissions Technologies has become the first company to successfully validate a retrofit SCRt system meeting CVRAS requirements to Euro 3 Cummins C series engine vehicles. This adds vehicles such as the Dennis Trident alongside […]

  • Last Stralis Test

    Last Stralis Test

    This is the last Iveco Stralis to be put under the spotlight, as it’ll be replaced by the S-Way next year. The outgoing model has had a good run, with the XP demonstrating a culmination […]

  • Livingston Auction

    Livingston Auction

    ‘A gap in the market’ spurred on Commercial Vehicle Auctions to open up a new permanent site in Scotland. Kevin Swallow went along to the opening sale in Livingston, bringing the auction to new customers.

  • Volvo Action Service

    Volvo Action Service

    From a humble start in Britain, Volvo Action Service is now a global operation and Brian Weatherley discovers the Volvo Group’s Uptime Solutions operation in Gent is about more than just roadside rescue.

  • Quarries Fleet

    Quarries Fleet

    For three years Patersons Quarries supplied aggregates for the huge motorway infrastructure project south east of Glasgow. Now completed, Gordon Carlton explains to Kevin Swallow how the company is downsizing its fleet.


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