Author Archives: Carl Boase

Has Top Gear for Used Trucks Finally Arrived?

Truckers, the time has come! Commercial Motor magazine recently put a used Volvo FH13 through its paces, in a series of stringent tests for a seriously thorough review. In the ultimate in-depth examination of a second-hand Volvo truck, could this be the birth of Top Gear for used Volvo trucks? Today we take a look at what Commercial Motor thought of this used FH13 and their verdict on buying a preowned truck. The question is, will we agree?


22 Oct 2015

Thomas Hardie Used Trucks Completes Three Peaks Challenge

Last weekend the team here at Thomas Hardie Used Trucks undertook the mammoth challenge of walking the National Three Peaks in 23 hours and 55 minutes. By some miracle we managed to climb Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdon in just over 23 hours despite having to endure some of the worst weather we have ever encountered, forgetting our maps and even stopping at one point to rescue an old lady.

14 Aug 2015

Volvo Trucks Announce Great New Features to FH and FMX Models

New heavy-duty features introduced by Volvo Trucks have been announced to the Volvo and FH and FMX series trucks, which will further improve their already impressive driveability and capacity for work. It will be a few years before any of these new models are sold on to become used Volvo trucks, but we’re already excited at the prospect.

31 Jul 2015