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Biffa, the UK’s leading sustainable waste management company, is to put its first electric skiploader into service, with a new 18-tonne Volvo FE Electric 4x2 rigid bringing zero tailpipe emission operation to the Isle of Wight.
Veterans into Logistics, a charity which specialises in helping former military personnel to re-train for a career in the logistics sector, has replaced its ageing fleet of three HGV driver training vehicles with modern Volvo trucks.
Volvo Trucks has scooped a prestigious industry award for its Volvo FH Electric, with the model becoming the first-ever electric truck to be named International Truck of the Year.
Volvo Trucks UK & Ireland has officially opened its new Apprentice Training Centre. The manufacturer is investing more than £300,000 in the facility, located within Remit Training’s Automotive Academy, in Derby.
Volvo Truck and Bus Centre South & East has earned Volvo Trucks UK & Ireland’s most prestigious accolade after being crowned Dealer of the Year 2023 at the manufacturer’s annual dealer awards.
With an electric range of up to 450km, 50 per cent shorter charging time and new active safety features, Volvo´s updated medium-duty electric trucks are designed for the urban environment – enabling safe zero-emission city transport and logistics.
Tuxford-based Griffins Logistics has taken delivery of 16 new Volvo trucks, two years after welcoming its first-ever model from the manufacturer, citing fuel economy and backup service as key factors behind the order.
DG Sweeper Hire has added to its growing fleet of road sweepers with a unique Volvo FH 420 4x2 rigid. The new arrival is believed to be one of the only FH sweeper trucks in the UK.
Scotland’s W J & J Green has taken delivery of a high-specification Volvo FH16 750 Globetrotter XL 6x2 tractor unit – the second truck the business has added to its fleet from the Swedish manufacturer in 2023, following a 21-year absence.
Staffordshire-based Hawkins Logistics has taken delivery of two new Volvo FM Electric 4x2 tractor units – the first heavy-duty electric trucks the company has welcomed into its fleet.
Knutsford-based CRJ Services has taken delivery of two tag axle tractor units with spacious Globetrotter cabs from Volvo Trucks, welcoming an FH16 650 and an FH 540 into its business.
London-based Quattro has taken delivery of four new vehicles from Volvo Trucks, the first of a total of eight units from the Swedish manufacturer due to arrive with the customer across the next 12 months.
Scotland’s Celmisa Plant Hire has continued a decades-long relationship with Volvo by taking delivery of a new FH 540 Globetrotter 6x4 tractor unit.
Fermoy-based South Coast Logistics has taken delivery of five new Volvo FM 460 6x2 tractor units, helping to facilitate the company’s ongoing expansion.
Preston-based McGuinness Haulage has taken delivery of six new Volvo FH 500 with I-Save 6x2 tractor units, each with Globetrotter XL cabs, as part of its ambitions to minimise fuel consumption.
Time to celebrate! Today it’s 30 years since Volvo Trucks introduced the Volvo FH, the company’s best-selling truck ever. From the start, Volvo’s flagship model has been characterised by its distinctive exterior and interior design, superb driver comfort and technically advanced efficiency and safety solutions.
O’Carroll Haulage & Crane Hire has taken delivery of a new Volvo FH 420 8x2 drawbar rigid, continuing a long-lasting commitment to the Swedish manufacturer.
Leicestershire-based Aylestone Transport has taken delivery of a special Volvo FM 6x2 tractor unit adapted with a 540 hp engine, for use as part of its work with Aggregate Industries’ commercial hard landscaping division, Charcon.
Lutterworth-based Armstrong Logistics has taken delivery of 10 new Volvo FM 420 Globetrotter 4x2 tractor units after seeing the excellent fuel economy and reliability provided by its existing Volvo models.
Carlow-based Topaz Transport has continued its long-standing relationship with Volvo Trucks after taking delivery of a brand-new Volvo FH 540 Globetrotter XL 6x2 tractor unit.