Northern Ireland-based Eglinton (Timber Products) has taken delivery of four new Volvo FH500 tractor units, including a Volvo FH 25-Year Special Edition. The new trucks were purchased from Volvo dealer, Dennison Commercials Ltd, who Eglinton have been doing business with for 30 years.
The latest arrivals make a 21 vehicle, Volvo presence in the company’s 25-strong fleet of trucks located in Eglinton near Londonderry/Derry. Designed for efficiency and driver comfort, thenew trucks come with Volvo’s award-winning I-Shift automated gearboxes and steel bumpers and inside the Globetrotter XL cabs, the spec’ includes double bunks, leather seats and a fridge.
Eglinton’s Volvo FH 25-Year Special Edition comes in Crimson Pearl Red, the red colour payingtribute to the original vehicle, which was launched in 1993. Eglinton’s additional three come in Volvo Agra Red designed with Eglinton’s eye-catching livery. Alcoa Dura-Bright alloy wheels provide the perfect finishing touch for the smartly presented group.
Eglinton’s Director, Gavin Blair said “We have been running Volvos for 30 years now and are very pleased with how the FHs perform, returning good fuel consumption figures.”
He added, “We have a long association with Dennison, as we have been dealing with them from shortly after we were established in 1986. From then on we have dealt with Dennison’s SalesExecutive, Hugh Smyth and have been extremely happy with the continued support andaftercare that Dennison’s has provided us with throughout the years.”
Source: Uk Haulier