Articulated hauler specialist Terex Trucks has rebranded as Rokbak. The Scottish manufacturer unveiled the new brand at a digital launch event on September 1, attended by dealers, customers, media, and Volvo Group colleagues from around the world.

Rokbak is the new name for Terex Trucks, with the new brand representing the continuation of its strong hauling heritage with a future-focused vision. Throughout the last four decades, the company delivered powerful and reliable articulated haulers — and that legacy remains front and center. The company said the new name reflects the significant advances the organization has made in recent years as well as its new strategic priorities.

“Seven years ago, we became a member of the Volvo Group, which allowed us to make major improvements in every part of our business,” said Paul Douglas, managing director. “Millions of pounds have been invested in improving our products, modernizing our facilities, expanding our network, and developing our people. It has been a process of continual evolution. That’s why we feel it’s right to recognize this evolution with a new brand name to launch an exciting new chapter in our history.”

With their foundation in the predecessor models from Terex Trucks, the 28-metric-ton (mt) payload RA30 and 38-mt payload RA40 from Rokbak are the most productive and efficient articulated haulers the company said it has ever made.

As part of the new brand launch, the machines now come in Rokbak colors and livery. The RA30 and RA40 deliver better fuel economy, lower emissions, improved safety, and greater durability, according to the company.

“We’re very excited to reveal our new brand, and of course our haulers are the shop window,” Douglas said. “Rokbak stands for power, performance and reliability. We already have a very healthy order book for the new brand, and we want to further expand our reputation, dealer network and market share.”

All Rokbak haulers are manufactured in Motherwell, Scotland. The company has invested millions of pounds in improving products and modernising facilities over the last few years.

Rokbak has your back

As part of the Volvo Group, Rokbak has experienced steady evolution over the past seven years. While this has taken place across the board, it is particularly prominent in four key areas: product design, sustainability, safety, and people.

In product design, the company has introduced Stage V engines for better fuel efficiency and operation for customers. Other improvements include a new transmission on the 28-tonne (30.9-ton) machine, the introduction of the Haul Track telematics, and a stronger focus on operator wellbeing and safety. In terms of sustainability, the company’s manufacturing plant has shifted to 100% renewable energy as well as operating within Science-Based Targets and ISO standards, plus targeting CO2 emission reductions.

The focus on safety has been emphasised in all areas, but particularly on its employees. Changes in processes at the factory have seen a stronger concentration on maintaining employee safety while simultaneously delivering high standards and low downtime. For the company’s people at the heart of Rokbak, there is a continual focus on professional development, keeping the team at the forefront of skill and expertise. Similarly, Dealer Operating Standards and training ensures the expanded dealer network continues to deliver the highest levels of service.

“We are proud and excited to have the modernized Rokbak brand continue as a fundamental part of our organization,” said Melker Jernberg, President Volvo CE and Executive Vice President Volvo Group. “We believe in a sustainable future, innovation and the power of our people and we see that all encapsulated in Rokbak. At the same time, the company has its own personality, heritage and loyal customer base and it will be exciting to see the brand evolve further as it sets out on this new stage of its journey.”