Goodyear has reported that its rolling-resistance-optimised Fuelmax tyres helped reduce fuel use by 14% on those trucks taking part in the Mercedes-Benz Efficiency Run 2015. The Efficiency Run was designed by Mercedes-Benz to show how fuel consumption and CO2 emissions can be significantly reduced by focusing on the performance of the entire truck and not just the engine. Operators DB Schenker Logistics and Grosse-Vehne took part in the tests using standard semi-trailer combinations equipped with Goodyear Fuelmax truck tyres. The […]
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 […]
Advanced Supply Chain Group (ASCG) has refreshed its fleet with 56 Mercedes-Benz Actros with 450hp and StreamSpace cabs, in a deal valued at £5.7m.