• Choosing The Right Weight

    Choosing The Right Weight

    Worried the 7.5 tonner cannot carry enough payload? Many operators are looking to improve productivity by moving up the weight categories, and as Kevin Swallow discovers, the 12 tonner is popular these days. FOR SHEER […]

  • How Far Can You Go With Electricity?

    How Far Can You Go With Electricity?

    It seemed an ideal opportunity to drive the electric powered Fuso eCanter following the Transport News’ Clean Air Roadshow at Hampden Park, and it raised a few eyebrows within Glasgow’s Low Emission Zone! Kevin Swallow […]

  • Tackling The Urban Delays

    Tackling The Urban Delays

    In last month’s issue of Transport News we focussed on urban deliveries using a 4×2 tractor and short wheelbase trailer. Popular across the European continent, Brits prefer a 6×2 rigid with a rear steer axle […]

  • Urban Distributor Of Choice

    Urban Distributor Of Choice

    Navigating the urban labyrinth with a short wheelbase trailer is popular on the European continent, but isn’t quite as common in British cities, so Kevin Swallow trialled a Volvo FM tractor unit to see if […]

  • DAF’S Transaid City Slicker

    DAF’S Transaid City Slicker

    A 6×2 lightweight distribution truck is the most practical choice for urban multi-drop, and this month’s test wagon is currently doing the rounds with Transport Association members raising cash for Transaid. Transport News grabbed the […]

  • Anticipation Is The Name Of The Game

    Anticipation Is The Name Of The Game

    As a leading player in the eight wheeler sector, the construction industry often depends on Scania for innovative transport solutions. Kevin Swallow put the all new XT through its paces to see if it equates […]

  • 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 […]


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