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bp acquires c. 29% stake in major UK provider of biomethane for heavy goods vehicles, Gasrec

On 2nd December 2021

  Gasrec builds, owns and operates biomethane refueling stations for heavy goods vehicles bp acquires 28.57% stake in Gasrec and will supply renewable biomethane The investment expands bp’s global portfolio of renewable gas production and distribution assets bp has acquired a 28.57% stake in Gasrec, the UK’s largest dual provider... Read more »

  Gasrec builds, owns and operates biomethane refueling stations for heavy goods vehicles bp acquires 28.57% stake in Gasrec and will supply renewable biomethane The investment expands bp’s globa...

RTR Increases Trailers’ Fuel Efficiency and Cargo Protection with Thermo King Advancer Units and ThermoKare 24/7 Fleet Monitoring

On 2nd December 2021

Brussels, December 2, 2021 – Market leading fuel efficiency, performance and lower CO2 footprint convinced Refrigerated Trailer Rentals Holland (RTR) to upgrade their refrigerated trailer fleet with 100 Advancer A-Series units from Thermo King®, a leader in transport temperature control solutions and a brand of Trane Technologies. To offer their... Read more »

Brussels, December 2, 2021 – Market leading fuel efficiency, performance and lower CO2 footprint convinced Refrigerated Trailer Rentals Holland (RTR) to upgrade their refrigerated trailer fleet with 1...

Sustainability and Safety Sees Samworth Brothers Supply Chain Select Volvo FM LNG

On 2nd December 2021

Samworth Brothers Supply Chain has introduced the first LNG-powered trucks into its fleet, following a four-week trial with a demonstrator provided by the local Volvo Trucks dealer. The move sees the logistics arm of the chilled specialist take delivery of six new Volvo FM LNG tractor units with Globetrotter cabs,... Read more »

Samworth Brothers Supply Chain has introduced the first LNG-powered trucks into its fleet, following a four-week trial with a demonstrator provided by the local Volvo Trucks dealer. The move sees the...

Race ace Ryan Smith pays tribute to backer Northside Truck & Van for its title-winning parts performance

On 1st December 2021

Newly-crowned British Truck Racing Association Division 1 Champion Ryan Smith dropped in on Northside Truck & Van to thank the Mercedes-Benz Dealer for ‘pulling out all the stoppers’ so he could clinch his sixth successive title. Mansfield-based Ryan took his trophies along to show colleagues at his sponsor’s Doncaster branch,... Read more »

Newly-crowned British Truck Racing Association Division 1 Champion Ryan Smith dropped in on Northside Truck & Van to thank the Mercedes-Benz Dealer for ‘pulling out all the stoppers’ so he could c...

Carlton Forest 3PL Makes Shortlist in Two Categories at Leading Industry Awards

On 1st December 2021

The team at Carlton Forest 3PL is delighted to have made the shortlist in two categories at the forthcoming Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) awards. The business has made the list for the Environmental Improvement award and Alistair Plant, Business Development Manager, has been shortlisted for the Rising... Read more »

The team at Carlton Forest 3PL is delighted to have made the shortlist in two categories at the forthcoming Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) awards. The business has made the list...

MV Commercial Delivers in Record Time for Maclin Pumps

On 30th November 2021

MV Commercial has supplied Bishop’s Stortford-based Maclin Pumps with a new DAF CF450 6×2 Jet-Vac Combination Unit within just two weeks of the order being placed. This enabled the operator to quickly respond to growing customer demand. The new 26-tonne vehicle features a Clayton Vallely body with a 3,200-gallon vacuum... Read more »

MV Commercial has supplied Bishop’s Stortford-based Maclin Pumps with a new DAF CF450 6×2 Jet-Vac Combination Unit within just two weeks of the order being placed. This enabled the operator...

First Renault Trucks T High for Chestnutt Animal Feeds

On 30th November 2021

Ballymoney-based Chestnutt Animal Feeds Limited has added the first ever Renault truck to its fleet. The Renault Trucks T520 High 6×2 pusher axle tractor unit, in Chestnutt’s striking ‘Green Bamboo’ livery, was supplied by Diamond Trucks. The T520 High joins Chestnutt’s 15-strong fleet distributing animal feed throughout Northern Ireland to... Read more »

Ballymoney-based Chestnutt Animal Feeds Limited has added the first ever Renault truck to its fleet. The Renault Trucks T520 High 6×2 pusher axle tractor unit, in Chestnutt’s striking ‘Green Bamb...

KSS Hire Returns to Andover Trailers for New Plant Body

On 30th November 2021

Essex-based plant hire company, KSS Hire, has taken delivery of a new 26-tonne plant body from Andover Trailers, after being suitably impressed by the performance of a larger 32-tonne Andover build supplied in 2018. Joining a six-strong mixed commercial vehicle fleet, the new bespoke-built plant body is mounted to a... Read more »

Essex-based plant hire company, KSS Hire, has taken delivery of a new 26-tonne plant body from Andover Trailers, after being suitably impressed by the performance of a larger 32-tonne Andover build su...

Used Trucks by Renault Trucks puts the Circular Economy at the Core of its Business Model

On 30th November 2021

The challenges linked to the ecological transition and the growing interest of its customers in this area have prompted Renault Trucks to invest heavily in the circular economy over the last four years, with two key ambitions, namely to guarantee the quality and durability of its trucks and to undertake... Read more »

The challenges linked to the ecological transition and the growing interest of its customers in this area have prompted Renault Trucks to invest heavily in the circular economy over the last four year...

Hartshorne Group named Volvo Sustainability Champions 2021

On 30th November 2021

Midlands-based Hartshorne Group has won the inaugural Volvo Trucks UK & Ireland Sustainability Award for its commitment to the environment. During the last 12 months the dealer has announced plans to replace its Walsall depot with a new £7.5m energy efficient facility on the same site, which will be equipped... Read more »

Midlands-based Hartshorne Group has won the inaugural Volvo Trucks UK & Ireland Sustainability Award for its commitment to the environment. During the last 12 months the dealer has announced plans...