Knights of Old Group has purchased 12 new MAN TGX tractor units in a deal worth almost £1m. The operator said the vehicles are part of a phase of expansion and ongoing fleet renewal. Four of the 12 6×2 trucks will given to Nelson Distribution, which joined the group last year, with the remaining eight destined for Knights of Old Ireland Express. Paul Abbott, group director at the Knights of Old Group, said: “This significant investment is vital to the […]
Operator EM Rogers saw its pre-tax profit soar last year in the wake of low fuel prices and a strong pound against the euro, but said the UK’s vote to leave the EU could now prove costly to its operation.
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 […]