Tyneside Express Transport has put three MAN TGX 440hp 6×2 tractors on the road, all with XXL sleeper cabs. They have been purchased outright from MAN Truck & Bus Gateshead to replace three older vehicles and put into operation in the general haulage business to pull both curtainsided and flatbed trailers. Darren Casey, director of TPN member Tyneside Express, said “good old fashioned value-for-money” was a major influence.
Bibby Distribution has become the latest operator to commit to a fleet refresh, with MAN set to deliver a total of 450 TGX tractors to the business during the next 18 months. An initial 55 Euro-5 units have already entered service in the Bibby fleet, with 131 scheduled for delivery in September. The remaining 264 TGX 440s will be presented throughout 2013. All units are fitted with Microlise telematics, so by the end of next year the whole Bibby fleet […]
Dunstable-based Axle Haulage has invested almost £195,000 in this sleeper-cabbed MAN TGS 8×2 which sports a 66 tonne-metre rated Fassi crane and a platform body.
Vehicle rental firm Ryder has ordered 400 new tractor units to refresh its current fleet, along with 350 new trailers.