West-Yorkshire haulier Bedfords has taken delivery of 39 Euro-6 Iveco Stralis Hi-Way units, which are set to be joined by seven 18-tonne, and one 7.5 tonne, Eurocargo trucks. The 47 unit deal, which was brokered at the CV Show earlier this year, follows in the footsteps of Bedfords taking nine Euro-6 Volvo FH-500s. The Ivecos were leased through Iveco Capital and delivered by dealer Northern Commercials. The Stralis’ will form part of Bedfords’ general fleet and will conduct time sensitive […]
Amid fears of higher costs and inferior mpg, MT test drives the new Euro-6 Scania G4409 LA 4×2 MNA. Fears of worse fuel consumption, extra weight and higher costs are expected to prompt operators to accelerate fleet renewal programmes to get the last Euro-5 trucks before 2014. MT’s first Euro-6 test set out to find if their fears are justified. Scania is known for its EGR engines in the UK, but its Euro-5 engine range also includes units employing SCR. […]
Aberdeen transport and logistics provider ARR Craib has taken delivery of 15 new Iveco Stralis 6x2s and 45 SDC triaxle curtainsided and platform skeletal trailers in a long-term rental deal with Ryder.
MAN Truck and Bus UK CEO Des Evans believes the 2013 CV Show is the most important in its 35-year history as it will provide a vital wake up call to operators on the transition to Euro-6.