11 New fuel efficient Scania Trucks - Reducing our carbon footprint

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Evans Transport is proud to announce the arrival of 11 new Scania vehicles to its fleet. As part of the company’s commitment to delivering efficiency and sustainability, these vehicles are designed to offer increased reliability, lower fuel consumption and a reduced carbon footprint.

The vehicles boast a range of features including advanced driver assistance systems, improved aerodynamics and advanced fuel-efficient engines. The fleet also includes the latest Euro 6-compliant vehicles, which meet the latest environmental standards and ensure the lowest possible emissions.

The new Scania vehicles are helping Evans Transport to deliver the highest possible standards of service to its customers. By investing in the latest technology and equipment, the company is able to reduce its environmental impact and provide a better service to its customers.

The new vehicles also demonstrate the commitment of Evans Transport to its staff, the advanced safety systems help to ensure the safety of all drivers. With a range of features including lane-keep assist, adaptive cruise control and emergency braking, the new vehicles are helping to make Evans Transport one of the safest fleets on the roads.

The new Scania’s are fitted with a range of driver comforts such as a fridge, heated and cooled leather seats, microwave, captains chair, rear cab lockers and more!

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New Renault 8m Tridem Concrete Mixer

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We have recently taken delivery of this New Renault 8m Tridem Mixer.

The Tridem concept allows larger vehicles to access areas which before could only be done with smaller axle configurations but also allowing a larger capacity to be delivered at anyone time. This features the latest Euro 6 technology so as well as less trips helps to further reduce our carbon footprint.

For any Concrete, Sweeper or Interlocking concrete block enquiries please give us a call 0n 01237 473 729 email us from HERE or through our website at


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10 New Drawbar Trucks hit the road

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First new drawbars hit the road

This year will see 10 new Drawbars hit the road for the Evans Transport Group. 7 will be in the Classic colours of Green and Red whilst the other 3 will be in the Livery of Seymour Transport.

Here is 1 of our 2 new Volvo trucks which have recently been put on the road to expand our crane operations in the construction sector.

As you can see from the pictures the main purpose of this group of vehicles is to deliver construction materials to both yards and building sites around the country. This truck supplied by Stuarts Truck and Bus of Exeter and is 1 of 4 to hit the road in 2022. The first 2 have arrived with Atlas 135 remote control cranes complete with Brick grab attachments supplied from Atlas crane and are completed with new drawbar trailers from Truck and trailer conversions and retractable curtains supplied by TWR.  The other 2 will be coming later in 2022. The trucks have the latest Euro VI engines to help reduce CO2 emissions as well as providing a good level of comfort for the drivers.

Company Director Tom Evans says: “It’s great to see the first trucks joining the fleet. It is a difficult time getting new equipment at present with the delays the world is seeing in microchips and other components that are needed to get these vehicles on the road. As part of our ongoing renewal an expansion program we will see more to come this year as well as some more in the traditional artic variant. Running new equipment helps reduce our carbon footprint and helps keep downtime to a minimum. The feedback from the drivers has been very pleasing so it will be good to see how the various components on this model performs.”

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Swapping Mirrors For Cameras

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In the last couple of weeks, two new Mirrorless Trucks have been added to our Seymour fleet which bring a variety of advantages. Mercedes have commented on these Mirrorless trucks saying that they have seen great improvements in aspects such as efficiency and safety. The conventional main mirrors have been replaced with digital cameras which provide a much better all-round view. These cameras are calibrated with the trailer length to provide better visibility at all times. As well as improved safety, the digital cameras bring aerodynamic advantages such as a reduction in fuel consumption. This truck goes over and above as it brings more advantages than just the MirrorCam , including the Active Drive Assist and the Active Brake Assist. Fantastic additions to the Seymour Transport fleet.

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Our first 19 Plate is a DAF XF Truck

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Evans Transport have a new DAF truck this week. This is the first 19 plate truck we have received and the first DAF XF truck we have had since 2006.

The DAF XF is the space cab with the latest 480hp Euro 6 engine and we have four more on order and coming soon!

This particular one has been based on our Pallet Operation this truck is expected to hit 1 million KM within the next 4 years.

Visit our Evans Palletised Services Page here

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New DAF Concrete Mixer joins the fleet

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We have updated one of mixers to a brand new DAF mixers.

The truck is capable of carrying 8m and holds the latest euro6 engine which helps further reduce our emissions.

The truck will be seen operating from our Bideford deport serving the North Devon area with various types of concrete which will be used for new builds, farm developments and restorations.

The new mixer is fitted with this "AwayWash" system "The AWAYWASH is the first light weight polyethylene chute wash-down system for concrete mixers. The patented design allows the truck chutes to be washed down anywhere complying with environmental requirements and avoiding the risk of contamination and fines."

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Supporting Royal British Legion fundraising decals on our Truck

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Richard who is a long distance bulk tipper driver, will be raising money throughout the year for the Royal British Legion. This year commemorates 100 years since the 1st world war which ended 11th November 1918.

 In order to support him to raise awareness and gain donations, additional graphics have been added to the truck.

The truck can be seen be at local fundraisers and events at weekends and during the week it will be used around the country to haul bulk products.

The graphics show a solider bowing his head and onlooking a poppy with a cross silhouette to symbolise his fallen comrade with the message:

“They shall not grow old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning we will remember them”.

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New 45ft Cartwright Artic Trailer with Forklift

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Evans Transport has just taken delivery of a brand new Cartwright 45ft artic trailer complete with mounting kit for a Moffett Mounty forklift.

The Moffett has also been provided by Cargotec on a trial basis to try this new venture which if successful the forklift will then be purchased.

The purpose is to provide the end user a solution where the forklift can be dismounted and the goods are unloaded without the need to hire in there own or have the laborious task of taking it off by hand.

The forklift is capable of lifting 2 tonne so bulky pallets can also be offloaded.

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New Vehicles and new Livery design

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This month sees the introduction of 9 new Volvo FH500 globetrotters and a new Cartwright Tail-lift trailer completed in SR Furniture livery.

The tail-lift trailer will be used within the general haulage fleet around the country and gives customers the opportunity for some goods to be offloaded without the use of a forklift.

8 of the new Volvos are in Evans Green and Red and the last is in White and has gone into our Seymour operation. The trucks will be seen across the general, brick, and tipper sections of the business.

They have all come equipped with extra-large lockers, fridges and built in Sat Navs to aid driver comfort. All the new vehicles are Euro 6 engines which will replace the euro 5 models we currently have.

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New Feldbiner Powder Container Joins the Fleet

Evans Transport have taken delivery of their new Feldbiner Powder Tanker, this will join our fleet with our two existing tankers to service the bulk cement and fly ash industry as well as increasing our own concrete capacity.

Produced by Feldbiner the container manufactured in Hamburg Germany is a 3 pot tank has a capacity of 40 cubic metres exceeding the current units by 4 cubic metres, allowing us to carry a lighter more bulkier product.

With the striking Evans livery the unit can be seen travelling the M5 most days.



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Second Trailer Arrives for North Devon Marketing Bureau

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Second Trailer Arrives for North Devon Marketing Bureau at Evans Transport Depot.

The second trailer illustrating the North Devon and Exmoor image arrived at the Evans Transport Yard in Bideford today.

Welcomed by the Bureau members and Les Webster from Evans the trailer shows a scene from the North Devon coast.

West Country television also attended along with the North Devon Journal and the Gazette. 


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Evans Transport Unveil Next North Devon Tourism Trailer.

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Joining the trailer launched in March, Evans Transport is proud to unveil the image for the second unit illustrating North Devon Tourism.

Travelling throughout the UK, the trailers are designed to highlight the quality of our North Devon coast and Exmoor.

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Evans Take Delivery of 5 New MAN Trucks.


On the road from today are our 5 new MAN TGX 480 trucks supporting the new 65 registration. 2 will be operating on our tipper fleet, with 2 joining the brick and block haulage fleet. 1 will join the general transport.

One of the 5 trucks (illustrated by the first image) is the special edition MAN centenary unit which celebrates 100 years of MAN manufacturing lorries. This is very fitting for Evans Transport, as we have had a long history with MAN with their marque being in our fleet for over 40 years.


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The Iveco Scarab Mistral sweeper


The Iveco Scarab Mistral sweeper, the newest arrival at Evans Transport, is fitted with dual sweep ability allowing for independent use of both side brushes. This function allows for super sweep capability.

Power Trust allows for up and down pressure on both brushes and in conjunction with the Spray Bar System supplies water directly to the brushes and suction nozzles.

The Iveco Scarab Sweeper is available for hire, for more details and availability please contact us direct on 01237 475566.

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Evans new Lorry Launch - (‘I’d rather be in North Devon’)


Our latest Lorry launch is on Friday and with the Minister For Transport Mark Harper MP - check out the timtable and come and say hello !

This is a full 45ft Curtain sided trailer saying : "I'd rather be in North Devon and Exmoor" and is a fantastic piece of artwork. If you see it please send us a picture !




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New 50Ft PalletForce Trailer

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Date 4/2014

Evans Transport boosts their “Palletforce” fleet taking delivery of new state of the art Trailer.

New to the fleet here at Evans Transport is the 52 foot long double decker trailer, used specifically for the Palletforce arm of their business.

The new trailer carries 8 more pallets than the normal standard, thus helping to reduce vehicle volumes on a weekly/yearly basis.

This delivery is the first of 3 trailers we are taking delivery of over the coming weeks.

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New Fruehauf Tipper Joins the Evans Fleet


Date 5/2014

Evans Transport proudly unveiled their new addition to their fleet  a TASCC registered 67cu artic Tipper decorated with the new branded logo.

This will join our growing tipper fleet to help service our customers in the bulk feed, clay and aggregate industries.

 By having smooth sides this creates less wind resistance which helps us to reduce our carbon footprint

 For information on large volume bulk collections and deliveries please contact Andy in our Bulk division


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