Elddis has put another ten Euro-5 new Actros trucks into operation. The units will be used on trunking activities within the fleet, which comprises standard and longer semi-trailers, as well as shorter length ‘urban artics’. Last year the Consett-based operator found a Mercedes-Benz Euro-6 powered 420hp artic to be more fuel efficient than its current Euro-5 Actros trucks, after running them side by side within the fleet during May and June. The Euro-6 unit operated alongside Elddis’s 440hp Euro-5 ‘old […]
This Urban eTruck might look like it belongs in a science fiction film, but not so according to Mercedes-Benz UK Truck MD Mike Belk. In this exclusive short interview Belk tells Commercial Motor editor Will Shiers that the future is closer than we think. He also reveals what’s likely to follow Euro-6.
Hoyer UK MD Mark Binns has said he is “confident” this year will be better than last after the firm reported widening losses for the 12 months to the end of December.
The industry has welcomed the chancellor’s decision to cancel the planned September fuel duty rise, but says more still needs to be done to get the economy on the road to recovery.