Friday 19th Jul 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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More Volvos for Hawkins

Hawkins Logistics has put three new Volvo FH-500 tractor units into service to join a fleet of 45 vehicles.

Volvo to trial autonomous truck

Volvo is to trial “Vera” an autonomous vehicle to transport goods from a logistics centre to a Gothenburg port terminal, in a collaborative project with DFDS.

85 Volvos for British Gypsum

British Gypsum and CEVA Logistics have introduced a fleet of 85 Volvo tractor units, which transport British Gypsum’s interior lining systems from five specialist manufacturing sites to more than 3,500 stockists throughout the UK.

Volvo issues warning on truck emissions

Truck-maker Volvo says it has detected that an emissions control component used in certain markets is degrading more quickly than expected, which could cause the engines to exceed NOx emission limits.

Volvo calls for debate on urban artics

Volvo is trialling a Krone City Liner trailer in urban areas, including inner London, to re-open the debate regarding the use of articulated vehicles. Currently the London Lorry Control Scheme restricts the movement of HGVs over 18 tonnes but does not apply to ‘rigid’ or 8-wheel vehicles.

Volvo launches new battery system

Volvo Trucks is introducing a new battery system for its FH and FM ranges that uses two separate battery stets to ensure there is enough power for in-cab functions while reducing the risk of standstill owing to discharged batteries.