Lubricants blender Exol Lubricants has increased its delivery fleet to 18 vehicles, following the addition of a new Euro-5 Scania unit. The 13-litre Euro-5 G440 6×2 tractive unit entered operation for Exol in January and was joined in May by a new 36,000 litre Lakeland Tankers trailer with a lightweight chassis and alloy wheels. The combination, which joins a fleet of eight other artics and nine rigids, is being used for national distribution of oils and lubricants and is expected […]
Maritime Transport has bought its first Next Generation Scanias as part of a 105-vehicle order from the manufacturer.
Amid fears of higher costs and inferior mpg, MT test drives the new Euro-6 Scania G4409 LA 4×2 MNA. Fears of worse fuel consumption, extra weight and higher costs are expected to prompt operators to accelerate fleet renewal programmes to get the last Euro-5 trucks before 2014. MT’s first Euro-6 test set out to find if their fears are justified. Scania is known for its EGR engines in the UK, but its Euro-5 engine range also includes units employing SCR. […]
Essex-based Canute Group has secured a contract renewal from cookware firm Lakeland.