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 […]
FairFuelUK (FFUK) has backed Robert Halfon MP’s efforts to introduce legislation to provide a breakdown of the amount of tax paid on fuel receipts. Halfon, founder of the PetrolPromise.com campaign, will make his case for this transparency in the Houses of Commons on 16 October, under the ten-minute rule motion. FFUK supported Halfon’s recent appearance in the house, when he called on the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) to investigate the UK oil sector. Quentin Willson, national spokesman for FairFuelUK, […]
SME operators will go out of business unless the government reforms its clean air zone (CAZ) policy and introduces ‘intelligent phasing’, the RHA has warned.
MAN Truck and Bus UK CEO Des Evans believes the 2013 CV Show is the most important in its 35-year history as it will provide a vital wake up call to operators on the transition to Euro-6.