Road Tests

  • Road Test: DAF XG480

    Road Test: DAF XG480

    2nd August 2022

    Trucking took a right-hand drive DAF XG480 out for a day and a night to see if the bigger cab really does make a difference… Good things come to those who wait. After years of mickey-taking from some journals and drivers…

  • On Test: Volvo FM Electric & FMX Electric

    On Test: Volvo FM Electric & FMX Electric

    19th July 2022

    As Volvo unveils battery-powered versions of its heavy trucks, we head to Sweden to try out prototype versions of an FM Electric tractor unit and FMX Electric rigid. The move towards diesel alternatives for commercial vehicles is gaining speed, with…

  • Road Test: MAN TGS 32.400 8×4

    Road Test: MAN TGS 32.400 8×4

    28th June 2022

    MAN’s new-generation TGS brings plenty to the table for payload-conscious tipper operators. We take a fully loaded 32.400 with sleeper cab for a good ride around the Cotswolds to see what it has to offer… In an industry where payload…

  • Road test: Volvo FH460 Turbo Compound

    Road test: Volvo FH460 Turbo Compound

    14th June 2022

    We take a year-old Volvo FH460 Turbo Compound for a lengthy run, loaded at 44 tonnes for half of the way. There are pros and cons with road tests of manufacturers’ demo vehicles. The pros are you usually have a…

  • Road Test: Iveco X-WAY 8×4 rigid

    Road Test: Iveco X-WAY 8×4 rigid

    29th March 2022

    We take Iveco’s new X-WAY tipper for a treacherous quarry trek to see if its off-road chops are worthy of the marque’s formidable rough-terrain pedigree. Iveco has one of the widest off-road product portfolios on the market, ranging from light…

  • Road Test: Scania SUPER (13-litres)

    Road Test: Scania SUPER (13-litres)

    1st February 2022

    Scania has unveiled a new DC13 straight-six engine range, a new gearbox and a new rear axle, as well as a host of other tweaks. Trucking heads to Sweden to drive the new Scania SUPER range – and it’s very…

  • Road Test: Mercedes-Benz Actros 2448

    Road Test: Mercedes-Benz Actros 2448

    21st December 2021

    The no-frills, high-earning potential fleet tractor often gets overlooked – but Mercedes has plenty of choice in that sector. We took an Actros 2448 out for a couple of days to see what is (and isn’t) good about it, and…

  • Road test: Iveco S-WAY NP 460 AS 4×2

    Road test: Iveco S-WAY NP 460 AS 4×2

    7th December 2021

    Iveco has been at the forefront of promoting gas-powered trucks and it is now offering CNG versions of its new S-WAY models. We took one for a drive and liked it – but questions remain over the infrastructure to fuel it.…

  • Road Test: New Generation DAF XF, XG & XG+

    Road Test: New Generation DAF XF, XG & XG+

    9th November 2021

    We tried the all-new XF, XG and XG+ on the roads of Spain to see if bigger really does mean better… Back in September 2020, the European Commission brought in new regulations that enabled truck manufacturers much more breathing space…

  • Road Test: MAN New TGS, TGL & TGM

    Road Test: MAN New TGS, TGL & TGM

    5th October 2021

    MAN’s latest truck range has been expanded with multi-wheel rigid chassis for tippers, skips and construction. We have been out for a drive in a few of new models… The rule of new truck launches is show off the big-power,…

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