Dan Parton

Dan Parton is editor of Truck & Driver.

Daf launches limited edition 90th anniversary XF

Daf has announced it is producing a limited edition 90th Anniversary Edition of its new XF, which will include a premium option package as well as a Super Space Cab and PACCAR’s most powerful 530 HP/390 kW MX-13 engine. The 90th Anniversary Edition is limited to only 250 vehicles. It is available as a 4×2 tractor for the European continent …

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Take on the Scalextric Challenge at Convoy in the Park

Think you’re a racing driver but haven’t managed to get out on the real track? Then try out the Scalextric Challenge at Convoy in the Park and see what you can do in miniature! At Convoy in the Park, which will be held on the weekend on 21-22 July at Donington Park in Leicestershire, the Scalextric Challenge will be one …

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Convoy in the Park to return to Donington Park on 21-22 July

Convoy in the Park, Donington Park’s fantastic truck racing and display truck festival, returns on 21-22 July with the promise of an even bigger and better celebration of the magnificent beasts of the road. The event was launched last year and attracted thousands of enthusiasts to the Leicestershire circuit. This year will again feature two days of racing – truck …

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We’ve got ourselves another Convoy!

Convoy in the Park is returning to Donington Park in July and this year’s extravaganza is set to be bigger and better than last year’s. The ultimate celebration of trucks and drivers is back for 2018! After a successful inaugural event in 2017, Convoy in the Park is returning to Donington Park in Leicestershire on 21-22 July with more trucks, …

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Picture Post: J.C. Gillespie Scania R420 by Elton Cook

Picture Post: J.C. Gillespie Ltd heavy haulage Scania R420 fully loaded in Trafford Park in Manchester. Snapped by Elton Cook. Picture Post can also be seen in every issue of the print version of Truck & Driver and on Instagram. Pictures shown in the magazine win a £10 high street voucher and the picture of the month also wins a …

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Picture Post: Warde Groupage MAN TGX by Ian Lawson

Picture Post: This MAN TGX tractor unit in the livery of Warde Groupage of Ireland was snapped at the Waterford Truck Show, which was held in Kilkenny in May 2017 by Ian Lawson. Picture Post appears in every edition of Truck & Driver magazine, as well as online and on Instagram. Each picture published in the print magazine wins a …

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Warning to give recovery drivers space after incident on A47 in Norfolk

Drivers of all vehicles are being warned to move over and give rescue recovery operators enough space to work in, after an incident in Norfolk left an operator requiring hospital treatment. Aaron Spall was recovering a broken down bus on the A47 westbound near North Burlingham in Norfolk on the afternoon of January 18. He had coned off an area …

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Volvo to start selling electric trucks in Europe in 2019

Volvo Trucks will start selling electric trucks in Europe in 2019, with the first units going into operation with selected customers later this year. With the reduced noise and exhaust emissions of electric trucks, it could mean that more goods can be carried at night, meaning fewer trucks need to compete for road space during peak daytime hours, according to …

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