News

  • Harbour Haulage no longer at sea thanks to fleet addition

    Harbour Haulage no longer at sea thanks to fleet addition

    17th May 2022

    Harbour Haulage is the latest operator to take delivery of one of the special edition Actros L trucks from Mercedes-Benz. In fact, the Peterhead-based operator is one of the first customers for the premium-specification truck.  The delivery was made by…

  • MAN and ABB announce electromobility plans for the long-haul

    MAN and ABB announce electromobility plans for the long-haul

    16th May 2022

    A partnership between MAN and ABB has been announced around the area of electromobility.  The news comes as MAN displayed a prototype of its electric truck for the first time in public. Furthermore, the company announced future plans around charging…

  • Lightweight trailer tech from Schmitz debuts at ITT Hub

    Lightweight trailer tech from Schmitz debuts at ITT Hub

    13th May 2022

    A lightweight trailer that is fully modular has been launched at ITT Hub this week. The Schmitz Cargobull semi-trailer – S.KO Pace Smart – debuted alongside the company’s S.CS fixed roof curtainsider. The new lightweight trailer is targeting the parcel…

  • DHL and Volvo Trucks announce zero-emission tie-up

    DHL and Volvo Trucks announce zero-emission tie-up

    13th May 2022

    A cooperation agreement has been agreed between DHL and Volvo Trucks. The deal will help accelerate the shift to zero exhaust emission vehicles.  Essentially, the Deutsche Post DHL Group is looking to move into heavy electric trucks.  As a result,…

  • DAF heads to ITT Hub with a host of highlights

    DAF heads to ITT Hub with a host of highlights

    10th May 2022

    ITT Hub returns this week and DAF Trucks is promising plenty to see for punters. For example, the manufacturer will showcase a wide range of electric and diesel-powered models. In addition, visitors to the Farnborough event will have the opportunity…

  • Like I-Shift off a shovel: Volvo increases gearbox shifting speed

    Like I-Shift off a shovel: Volvo increases gearbox shifting speed

    6th May 2022

    The shifting speed of Volvo’s I-Shift has been increased, the manufacturer has revealed. Specifically, the ‘box shifts up to 30% faster than before. As a result, drivers benefit from smoother shifts while out on the road. Furthermore, there are addition…

  • DAF LF Electrics sign up for a BETT with the NHS

    DAF LF Electrics sign up for a BETT with the NHS

    5th May 2022

    A DfT-funded electric truck trial will include 20 DAF LF Electrics, the company has confirmed. The Battery Electric Truck Trial will involve a number of national public bodies. For example, the NHS will run some of the DAF LF Electrics…

  • Twenty new tippers from Thompson heading to Mitcham

    Twenty new tippers from Thompson heading to Mitcham

    4th May 2022

    A total of 20 new tippers have been ordered by George Killoughery Ltd. The operator is based in Mitcham and runs a construction firm covering London and the Home Counties. In addition, the new tippers are the latest to be…

  • Mitchell Potatoes fleet boosted with delivery of a dozen

    Mitchell Potatoes fleet boosted with delivery of a dozen

    3rd May 2022

    Twelve new trucks have arrived on the Mitchell Potatoes fleet, thanks to Fraikin. The company has secured a 60% share of Mitchell Potatoes’ commercial vehicle fleet with the deal.  Furthermore, the new trucks are on a six-year, full-service contract hire…

Articles

Kelsey Media Ltd
The Granary, Downs Court
Yalding Hil, Yalding
Kent, ME18 6AL
01959 541444
www.kelsey.co.uk

© 2022 Kelsey Media Ltd

3 issues for only £5

Subscribe to Trucking magazine and get your first 3 issues for only £5