March 2017

Industry News
March 8 Volvo FMX is a crystal clear choice for Waters Waste Services - In order to master the rough terrain and tight confines often found on construction sites, Waters Waste Services of Teesside has taken delivery of a Volvo FMX 8x2 rear-steer tag-axle waste tanker [read more....]
March 8 Governments urged to step up fight against drug driving - Increased levels of enforcement, specialist rehabilitation programmes and more investment in research and data collection are needed to tackle drug driving in Europe [read more....]
March 13 Quinn building products increases payload and productivity with 5-axle Range Cs and 50-tonne Range K Xtrems - As part of an on-going investment programme that will replenish its full fleet over the next four years, leading construction product manufacturer, Quinn Building Products, is driving productivity and efficiencies across its operation by specifying 50-tonne Range K 8x4s and 39-tonne Range C 10x4s [read more....]
March 13 Ground-breaking Actros gets off to a flyer for DR MacLeod - Hebridean haulage contractor DR MacLeod is running its first new Mercedes-Benz truck after more than 35 years in the road transport business [read more....]
March 14 Volvo Trucks first FM 8x4 full air suspension 'low' construction truck - Volvo Trucks is attending the Construction Logistics and Community Safety (CLOCS) progress event today (14th March, 2017) at ExCel London where they have four trucks on display [read more....]
March 16 Mercedes-Benz Unimogs conquer ice and fire in Cumbria - Cumbria can justly claim to have the highest, most challenging terrain and the worst winter weather conditions of all Englandís counties Ė when the going gets tough, the crews responsible for keeping the hill roads open know they can depend on their trusty Mercedes-Benz Unimogs [read more....]
March 16 Factory fit lightweight axles for Simon Gibson Transport fifty one truck deal - International and European bulk powder and granular materials logistics specialist Simon Gibson Transport has taken delivery of fifty-one new Volvo 6x2 tractor units [read more....]
March 21 Gray & Adams prepares to celebrate in style at CV Show 2017 - The UKís leading manufacturer of temperature-controlled semi-trailers and rigid vehicle bodywork is marking its 60th anniversary [read more....]
March 23 First Mercedes-Benz delivers miles more smiles for Niall - Truck-mounted crane hire and lifting specialist Niall Leitch has treated himself to a stunning 10th anniversary present in the shape of a highly-specified, 8x4 Mercedes-Benz Arocs [read more....]
March 23 Commercial vehicle registrations: +5.6% in first two months of 2017; +2.7% in February - In February 2017, the EU market for new commercial vehicles continued to grow (+2.7%), totalling 164,788 units [read more....]
March 23 McMurrays Haulage celebrates 45th Anniversary - McMurrays Haulage of Accrington has celebrated its 45th anniversary by taking delivery of a top spec Volvo FH-500, Globetrotter XL 6x2 tractor unit from Thomas Hardie Commercials, Preston [read more....]
March 24 Red Bull Racing take three additional Renault Range T Highs - The Red Bull International Motorsports team continues its collaboration with Renault Trucks with the provision of three additional Range T520 Highs [read more....]
March 27 Thames Group goes with the Mercedes-Benz Actros flow - The latest Mercedes-Benz Actros is certainly living up its reliable, fuel-efficient billing for Thames Group, a third-generation family firm now celebrating its 40th anniversary [read more....]
March 28 Supreme build quality from Andover Trailers secures new Fork-Lift Trailer for Mexmast - West Sussex-based forklift supplier, Mexmast, has taken delivery of a new Andover Trailers tri-axle step frame forklift trailer [read more....]
March 29 New Volvo FH tractor units are gateway to more - Hottot Transport of Bovey Tracey in Devon has taken delivery of six Volvo FH 6x2 tag axle tractor units from Stuarts Truck and Bus, Exeter [read more....]
March 29 Openfield reaps benefits of Michelin solutions tyre management policy - A co-operative that helps harvest, store, and market crops for more than 3,500 farmers across the UK has boosted its transport fleetís productivity, after appointing Michelin solutions to manage its tyres [read more....]

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