Miniclipper Logistics has taken delivery of nine new MAN TGX tractor units and two new Volvo FL5 12-tonne rigids from Dawsonrentals. The trucks, replacements for Euro-5 vehicles, are fitted with Microlise fleet management systems with forward-facing cameras linked to the system. Miniclipper fleet director Dave Lightfoot said: “We did put telematics on our fleet a number of years ago, but expect this to be a major improvement.” He added that he expected to see a reduction in fuel consumption and […]
Temperature-controlled operator Reed Boardall has bought 50 new Volvo FH tractor units, bringing its fleet to 230 vehicles all under three years old.
MAN will continue with a two-pronged approach to truck sales in the UK for the foreseeable future, offering operators a choice of new Euro-6 or used Euro-5 vehicles well into 2014.
The RHA is to launch legal action against the major truck manufacturers, after they were found guilty by the European Commission of price fixing and fined €2.9bn (£2.5bn).