Maritime Transport has bought from Mercedes-Benz for the first time in five years, with an order for 65 Actros tractor units. Mercedes has already begun delivering the vehicles, which have BigSpace cabs, to the haulier. The deal comes just days after Maritime announced its purchase of 30 Volvo FHs. Group financial director Alan McNicol said the company was “delighted to rekindle [its] association with Mercedes-Benz after five years”. He said: “These tractors are a great addition to our fleet and […]
Daf has two trucks in with a chance of continuing the manufacturer’s winning streak in the Motor Transport Awards Fleet Truck of the Year. The shortlist, announced at the CV Show on 10 April by Dave spence, European channel marketing manager at award sponsor Chevron, sees the Daf XF 105 and LF 45/55 matched against the Mercedes-Benz New Actros, the Volvo FH and the Scania G-series. The winner will be announced at the biggest night in road transport, the MT […]
European truck manufacturers have been hit with a record €2.9bn (£2.5bn) fine after they colluded for 14 years on truck pricing and on passing on the costs of compliance with emissions rules.