Dawsonrentals has seen a surge in operator interest in Euro-6 during the past 12 months, with over 30% of its truck fleet now Euro-6. The company will soon have over 1,400 Euro-6 trucks, either on order or already delivered, in its 4,000-strong rental fleet. Its Euro-6 fleet consists of approximately 1,000 tractors and 400 rigids. The tractor fleet is largely made up of Mercedes-Benz Actros units, while the rigid fleet consists of Mercedes, Daf, MAN and Volvo models, ranging from […]
Maritime Transport has bought from Mercedes-Benz for the first time in five years, with an order for 65 Actros tractor units.
Elddis Transport has put its first urban artic on the road, as an alternative to the 18-tonne rigids it usually operates within towns and cities. Comprising a 10-metre Lawrence David engineered trailer pulled by a Euro-5 New Actros, the configuration was trialled in Manchester earlier this year and provides four additional pallet spaces (20 compared to 16) over a rigid. Elddis will take delivery of more shorter trailers in 2013. It is also due to receive the remaining four New […]
Road freight transport is the “lifeblood running through the veins of the British economy,” roads and freight minister Andrew Jones MP told MT this week.