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. Evans said there is widespread ignorance on the latest EU emissions standard which comes into force in 2014, and MAN’s mission is to “demystify” the technology. “It is not as complicated as people are making out,” said Evans. So far the expected surge […]
Elddis Transport has put its first urban artic on the road, as an alternative to the 18-tonne rigids it usually operates within towns and cities. Comprising a 10-metre Lawrence David engineered trailer pulled by a Euro-5 New Actros, the configuration was trialled in Manchester earlier this year and provides four additional pallet spaces (20 compared to 16) over a rigid. Elddis will take delivery of more shorter trailers in 2013. It is also due to receive the remaining four New […]
Scania is underlining its confidence in the reliability of its Euro-6 range by becoming the first manufacturer to offer a three year repair and maintenance package as standard on all new long haul and distribution trucks. The “bumper to bumper” package covers everything except out of hours servicing and annual tests.