Road Tests

  • Scania G-400 LA4x2MNA

    Scania G-400 LA4x2MNA

    19th December 2012

      Truck manufacturers tend to spot gaps – or a need for further chassis offerings – in their product lineups once they have been in production for a while. Generally, the influence for this comes from customers who are looking…

  • Driven: Dutch sortie

    Driven: Dutch sortie

    23rd October 2012

    Fetching a DAF built for frugality from its homeland illustrated just how hard the Dutch manufacturer is working to help keep its customers in business By Steev Hayes  •  Photography Steev Hayes/DAF Dutch truck maker DAF hasn’t exactly been at…

  • Driven: Volvo’s FL-290

    Driven: Volvo’s FL-290

    23rd October 2012

    Need an 18-tonner that can carry a 10 tonne-plus payload, bodied and fitted with a tail-lift? By Steev Hayes  • Photography Steev Hayes The truck in question is Volvo’s FL-290. The FL-series are 4×2 rigids available in 12, 15, 16…