Featherstone, West Yorkshire international haulier Brian Yeardley Continental has said it expects “substantial” savings from running a new fleet of 11 Euro-6 trucks from Mercedes-Benz. The low-ride 4×2 Actros GigaSpace 1848 LSNRL vehicles, all fitted with Merc’s predictive powertrain and high-performance engine brake, were chosen after trials of various makes during which the Merc demonstrator returned more than 10.5mpg over 10,000 miles of long-distance work to southern Italy and Spain, said Yeardley MD Kevin Hopper. The first of the new […]
Rental levels at large warehouses are set to rise this year after a fall in the supply of sites across the UK last year.
Fowler Welch has reported a broadly static half-yearly revenue for the period ended 30 September, achieving £78.1m (2013:£78.2m), with its operating margin also holding firm at 2.7% (2013:2.7%).
MAN has unveiled its Euro-6 line up and the first UK order for 100 vehicles from Dawsonrentals. The truck and trailer rental firm will take an initial 100 MAN TGX 26.440 6×2 and TGX 18.440 4×2 Euro-6 tractors with XLX cabs for its rental fleet. MAN also expects to have Euro-6 demonstrators available for UK operators in October.