Road Tests

  • Iveco EcoDaily 4×4

    Iveco EcoDaily 4×4

    25th July 2013

    Multi-tasking off-road Iveco can deliver the goods – whatever the terrain!By Steev Hayes Think of Iveco Daily and you’d probably imagine a road-going panel van pounding urban streets, A-roads and motorways, carting anything from automotive parts or fruit and veg,…

  • Volvo Euro 6 FH-460 HP 6×2

    Volvo Euro 6 FH-460 HP 6×2

    27th June 2013

      Volvo’s all-new Euro 6 FH rekindles trucking passion  By Steev HayesPHOTOGRAPHY STEEV HAYES September last year saw the reveal of Volvo’s latest incarnation of its highly successful FH. An all-new truck, canny designers had managed to come up with…

  • Off-Road Stars

    Off-Road Stars

    7th June 2013

      With Arocs, Merc completes its new truck range for Euro 6. We put three models to the test in and around a quarry near Wuppertal, Germany  By Andy StewartPHOTOGRAPHY ANDY STEWART / MERCEDES-BENZ Arocs represents the latest chapter of…

  • Fuso Canter Eco Hybrid

    Fuso Canter Eco Hybrid

    2nd May 2013

      Mitsubishi Fuso is confident its new 7.5-tonne hybrid offers substantial fuel savings, with a driveline built to last   By Dougie RankinePHOTOGRAPHY DOUGIE RANKINE Meet the new Fuso Canter. It’s smaller than trucks you’d usually find us putting to…

  • Volvo FH16-750

    Volvo FH16-750

    6th March 2013

      Volvo has upped the ante with the new FH range and its FH16-750 is now in a league of its own   By Steev HayesPhotography Steev Hayes Volvo recently wowed the world with the launch of its all-new FH…

  • Iveco Stralis AT440S46T/P

    Iveco Stralis AT440S46T/P

    6th March 2013

      Iveco’s new Stralis demonstrates the design and performance improvements we’ve all been waiting for   By Steev HayesPhotography Iveco / Steev Hayes It was half way through last year that Iveco launched its all-new Stralis range (Trucking, August, 2012),…

  • 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…