Argos has put the first of five gas-powered Scania tractor units on the road, which are designed to run solely on compressed or liquefied natural gas. The remaining four are due to enter the fleet later this month and they will be based at the retailer’s Magna Park DC in Lutterworth, just a few miles from the Gasrec refuelling station at DIRFT, Daventry. The trucks are plated at 40 tonnes GVW and have Scania’s nine-litre Euro-6 engine, delivering 350hp. They […]
Scania is celebrating its best ever year in the UK with a total of 6,846 trucks registered in 2013, up 47% on 2012, lifting its share of the heavy truck market (18 tonnes GVW plus) from 16.1% to 18.1%.
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