Volvo Trucks supplies FH16 750 six-pack for AB2K

“Having a modern fleet you can count on to do the job safely and efficiently is essential. From experience we know it also helps attract the very best drivers.” Mark Kirkwood, Service Manager at Cambuslang-based AB2K, explains: “We demand a lot from our heavy haulage tractor units, and the FH16s soak it up all day, every day.

Nothing else comes close. “When you combine their sheer pulling power, with Volvo’s reliability and service levels, and the comfort and visibility they offer for the driver, it is a very tough combination to beat.” The new medium chassis height tractor units replace four older FH16s and a pair of trucks previously supplied by a rival brand.

They have been built with front steel and rear air suspension, plus heavy- duty SAF Holland fifth wheels for maximum durability, combined with a leather interior, Drive+ package and two-bed living package for great on-board driver comfort. All six new vehicles have been provided on four-year contract hire agreements through Volvo Financial Services, each backed by a Volvo Gold Contract which will see all maintenance taken care of by the local Volvo Trucks dealer in Blantyre, Inverness and Aberdeen. AB2K expects the new trucks to cover up to 120,000 km a year and be on the road between five and seven days a week, supporting its work within the civil engineering, ports, quarrying, rail and energy sectors.

Each vehicle has been prepared by Truck and Bus Wales and West to an exceptionally high standard, following the delivery of 16 FH16 750 tractor units into service with Quattro Plant in 2019 – at the time one of the largest orders of its kind received in Europe.

The six new vehicles also feature a roof-mounted light bar and beacons, a Direct Vision Standard Safe System Kit and personalised registration plates.