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  • COSTLY EXERCISE?

    COSTLY EXERCISE?

    27th June 2014

      Truck manufacturers demonstrate why operators should focus less on a vehicle’s list price, and more on the Total Cost of Operation (TCO)By John Challen   PHOTOGRAPHY VARIOUS   Transport operators have been asked to deal with a lot in…

  • BUILT IN BRITAIN!

    BUILT IN BRITAIN!

    27th May 2014

      We don’t build anything here in the UK, do we? Wrong! There’s a thriving truck-building industry in the heart of Lancashire which builds just about every DAF you’ll see in this country   By Dougie RankinePHOTOGRAPHY Steve McCann Trucks…

  • Gone with the Wind

    Gone with the Wind

    2nd May 2014

      Mar-Train Heavy Haulage and Nordex win the battle to deliver essential parts for the West Browncastle  Wind Farm installationBy David PollockPHOTOGRAPHY DAVID POLLOCK Falck Renewables and Coriolis Energy have now begun construction work on the 22.5 MW West Browncastle…

  • MINING’S NEW GIANT

    MINING’S NEW GIANT

    3rd April 2014

      A hydro-kinetic drive 20-wheeler is destined to revolutionise ore and strip mine operations By Ed BurrowsIMAGES ETF EUROPEAN TRUCK FACTORY GmbH Nearing the final stages of assembly is a truck with the potential to make two-axle high payload ore…

  • EURO STAR

    EURO STAR

    6th March 2014

      Creating a good impression wherever it goes, this Euro 6 DAF XF is the most recent addition to the fold at Maru International    By Dave BowersPHOTOGRAPHY DAVE BOWERS Gavin Pearson works for transport company Maru International, based in…

  • Scania R560 vs MAN TGX 540

    Scania R560 vs MAN TGX 540

    6th February 2014

      Taking on a fleet of Scania V8 Toplines is no easy task, but that’s just what MAN’s high-spec TGX 540 has to do at bulk haulier WJ & J Green   By Dougie RankinePhotography Steve McCann Last time out…

  • Volvo FH16-750

    Volvo FH16-750

    9th January 2014

      This family-run firm decided to celebrate its 100th anniversary just a little early. And it was done in style, with this full-on Volvo FH16-750 heading up the fleet   By James StephensonPHOTOGRAPHY STEVE McCANN SE Broscombe of Huddersfield is…

  • THE BEST TRUCK IN BRITAIN!

    THE BEST TRUCK IN BRITAIN!

    12th December 2013

      After a month of heated voting, Coles & Sons’ stunning Centurion Scania has been named as the nation’s favourite truck   By Andy StewartPHOTOGRAPHY ANDY STEWART / DOUGIE RANKINE Coles & Sons’ astonishing Scania R500 (WN13 VRX) has been…

  • Best Truck in Britain 2013

    Best Truck in Britain 2013

    13th November 2013

      Have your say in our new competition to find the best truck in the country!   By David HumphriesPHOTOGRAPHY ANDY STEWART / DOUGIE RANKINE Truck show visitors have been able to admire the glistening paintwork, reflect on the polished…

  • TRUCK ON TRIAL: SCANIA R730 Vs SCANIA 143

    TRUCK ON TRIAL: SCANIA R730 Vs SCANIA 143

    18th October 2013

      Truck on Trial this issue is a little different from the norm. We take a look at two of the ultimate Scanias, built almost 25 years apart, and see how the famous V8s have evolved   By Dougie RankinePHOTOGRAPHY…