Commercial Motor’s dealer drop-in: Thomas Hardie

Thomas Hardie Volvo


Thomas Hardie Used Trucks sells 350 trucks a year from its Middlewich, Cheshire, site, mainly to customers across the UK and Ireland.

When CM visited we saw this 2014 Volvo FH4 6x2 tractor unit with Globetrotter cab (pictured). The 64-plate truck features I-Shift gearbox, tipping gear and luxury trim. The 460hp vehicle, which has covered 272,000km, comes with a two-year driveline warranty and full Volvo service history.

Also on the forecourt was a 2013 Volvo FH4 6x2 tractor unit with Globetrotter cab. The 63-plate vehicle, which produces 460hp, includes I-Shift gearbox, luxury trim and top lockers. This model, which has 520,000km on the clock, comes with 12-month driveline warranty and full Volvo service history.

Another eye-catching vehicle was a 2011 Volvo FM11 6x2 330hp unit with sleeper cab, 9.4m x 2.7m rigid box body and rear air suspension. The 61-plate truck has I-Shift transmission, has clocked up 363,000km and comes with a 12-month Volvo driveline warranty and full Volvo service history.

The firm’s second-hand sales centre has 150 used Volvos for sale at any time.