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    Picture Post: Baynes & Son Haulage 25th anniversary Scania by Dave Roberts

    Picture Post: Baynes & Son Haulage 25th anniversary Scania by Dave Roberts

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    Picture Post: Baynes & Son Haulage’s 25th anniversary Scania Topline. Pictured in Holyhead by Dave Roberts.

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    Volvo Trucks celebrate 50 years in the UK with the launch of the ‘Ailsa’ truck

    Volvo Trucks celebrate 50 years in the UK with the launch of the ‘Ailsa’ truck

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    Volvo Trucks is celebrating its 50th anniversary in the UK with the launch of its ‘Ailsa’ truck, which commemorates the duo who brought Volvo to the country. Scottish entrepreneurs Jim McKelvie and Jim Keyden launched Ailsa Trucks in 1967. But the company name was only ever applied to the locally-developed Ailsa Bus. As a result,

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    Picture Post: Heron Scania by Ewan Wood

    Picture Post: Heron Scania by Ewan Wood

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    Picture Post: Heron Scania driving through Kirkby Stephen. Picture by Ewan Wood.

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    Picture Post: Iveco Cargo by Mark Stuckey

    Picture Post: Iveco Cargo by Mark Stuckey

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    Picture Post: Steve Penistone’s 52-plate Iveco Cargo, pictured by his mate, Mark Stuckey

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    Trade associations call for better facilities for truck drivers

    Trade associations call for better facilities for truck drivers

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    More action from the government is needed to address the poor state of many truckstops and a lack of facilities for drivers, leading trade associations have said. The issue of a lack of places that have showers – or even toilets in some cases – is one of the biggest concerns among drivers. Jim French,

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    White Knights are coming to Convoy in the Park

    White Knights are coming to Convoy in the Park

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    The Knights of the Round Table will be coming to Convoy in the Park, in the form of 21 limited edition Scania Topline 6×2 tractor units. The White Knights, as they are known, have been supplied exclusively by Scania dealer Keltruck on 3-year contract hire deals to 15 of its customers. The eye-catching trucks, which

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    Daf launches new generation CF and XF trucks

    Daf launches new generation CF and XF trucks

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    Daf has unveiled its new generation CF and XF trucks, which promise up to 7% lower fuel consumption and greater driver comfort. The CF and XF will deliver the lower fuel consumption through engine innovations, new drivelines and aerodynamic optimizations. Daf add that the new Daf Connect fleet management system will drive even larger efficiency

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    Picture Post: WD Cormack’s Daf XF in Halkirk – from Gordon Campbell

    Picture Post: WD Cormack’s Daf XF in Halkirk – from Gordon Campbell

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    Picture Post: WD Cormack, based in Castletown in Caithness, transporting tanks in its Daf XF. The load of tanks on the trailer and the Scania that is parked behind were manufactured by JGC Engineering of Harpsdale near Halkirk and bound for a job in Oban. The two lorries were parked in Bridge Street in Halkirk.

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    MP sets out plans to avoid gridlock chaos at Channel Ports post-Brexit

    MP sets out plans to avoid gridlock chaos at Channel Ports post-Brexit

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    An MP has launched a 50-page plan that he hopes will ensure that Dover and the Channel Ports are ready for Brexit on day one and fears of long queues prove unfounded. Dover and Deal MP Charlie Elphicke has created the plan, developed with ports, shipping and haulage businesses and it is backed by industry

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    Picture Post: KW Purvis Scania T500

    Picture Post: KW Purvis Scania T500

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    Picture Post: A KW Purvis Scania T500 carrying a Caterpillar D6 bulldozer heading south from Inverness on the A9 at Newtonmore. Picture by Ian Lawson.

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