Safetykleen, the hazardous waste management company, has renewed its fleet with 85 new vehicles. The company has purchased a range of trucks from 61 5.5 tonne Iveco Daily vans through the weight range up to three 44-tonne tractor units. The new vehicles will be rolled out during the next couple of months and spread across Safetykleen’s national network of 19 branches and waste transfer stations. The Ivecos, taken on a contract hire basis via Fraikin, are fitted with Masternaut vehicle […]
Heavy truck sales are expected to surge at least 10% in 2013 compared with this year as operators delay buying Euro-6 vehicles, which will replace Euro-5 in 2014. The predicted spike in Euro-5 sales in 2013 is expected to result in longer lead times for new trucks. One operator, Andrew Spence-Wolrich, general manager of bulk specialist Hargreaves Transport, has been told he must order Euro-5 trucks by March 2013 to be sure of getting them. Truck makers MT spoke to […]
TNT has added 20 new Iveco Stralis tractor units to its fleet, following a six month trial with a demonstrator vehicle, covering 80,000km.