FMCG specialist Fowler Welch has ordered 130 MAN TGXs, in a deal that will see around one-third of its three year-old Volvo fleet replaced. Included in the predominantly Euro-5 order are five Euro-6 tractors with the same specification. These will be run as part of a wider trial to assess comparative performance and cost-efficiencies. Fowler Welch fleet manager Paul Allera says: “Ambient product producers are also looking for those same high levels of expertise and logistics efficiency we bring to […]
Truck manufacturers need a “massive” spike in sales in December to hit the predicted total of 45,000 vehicle registrations over 6-tonne for 2013 – the last year Euro-5 trucks can be built for sale in the European Union.
West Midlands-based manufacturer Bevan Group is working on a second consignment of tipping bodies for 14 FUSO Canter trucks to be operated by Leicester City Council.
Stewarts of Tayside has freshened up its fleet with nine new Volvo FH 500 6×2 tractor units, including one FH with the fuel efficient I-Save.