Road Tests

  • ROAD TEST: IVECO TRAKKER X-WAY 8×4

    ROAD TEST: IVECO TRAKKER X-WAY 8×4

    19th March 2021

    Iveco is not the biggest player in the 8×4 construction market, but it has an impressive range of products and its new X-way might well be the best yet. We writers in the specialist road transport press don’t get to…

  • Road test: IVECO STRALIS NP460 4×2

    Road test: IVECO STRALIS NP460 4×2

    19th March 2021

    When it launched Stralis NP (Natural Power) back in 2016, Iveco broke new ground by introducing a tractor unit capable of long-haul work that ran 100 per cent diesel-free. With a quoted range of 1500 km (932 miles) per fill…

  • Road Test: Tatra Phoenix

    Road Test: Tatra Phoenix

    16th March 2021

    Czech-built all-wheel drive Tatra trucks have been available in the UK for over a year now, and we have been out to drive them. These could be just the ticket for off-road applications… Most readers will likely be aware of…

  • On test: Scania P & G working trucks

    On test: Scania P & G working trucks

    25th February 2021

    We take two nearly new Scania P and G models with the same driveline, but different cabs, out on extended ‘test drives’ in the real world The Coronavirus pandemic that has riddled the country has, understandably, meant the trade press…

  • Road test: Mercedes-Benz Arocs 8×4

    Road test: Mercedes-Benz Arocs 8×4

    27th January 2021

    MirrorCam and Multimedia Cockpit comes to the tipper range. Trucking takes a Mercedes-Benz Arocs 8×4 to for a drive… It’s been a few years since Mercedes-Benz launched its new MirrorCam system and its associated Multimedia Cockpit. That launch, of what…

  • Road Test: MAN TGL 8.910 4×2 XLION

    Road Test: MAN TGL 8.910 4×2 XLION

    27th January 2021

    We put an MAN TGL 8.910 4×2 XLION with Distribution package on test – does this outgoing model represent a bargain for canny operators? MAN has been on a drive to improve its market share in the UK after misfortunes with…

  • Road Test: Volvo FH13-420 4×2

    Road Test: Volvo FH13-420 4×2

    31st July 2020

    Can you make a case for a Volvo FH13 as a 4×2 tractor for 32-tonne work? We need a bit of convincing that the sums will stack up and it truly is the right truck… With Volvo having finally unveiled…

  • Road Test: MAN New TGX

    Road Test: MAN New TGX

    29th February 2020

    MAN’s new flagship TGX is gunning for boosted driver acceptance with a new cab, boosted fuel efficiency and a host of other improvements. We take it for a test drive… At the recent launch even at the Port of Bilbao, Spain, MAN…

  • Road Test: DAF XF480 FTP 6×2 with HVO fuel

    Road Test: DAF XF480 FTP 6×2 with HVO fuel

    25th October 2019

    DAF’s lightweight FTP chassis puts its emphasis squarely on maximum payload. The 6×2 set-up with lightweight pusher axle has been carefully pared down to help hauliers achieve the most bang for their buck – so it’s not surprising the configuration…

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