Palletforce member Evans Transport has spent £2.5m on more fuel efficient vehicles in the past year, as part of an on-going fleet replacement programme. The family-run firm, which has its head office in Barnstaple, has replaced 35 LGVs over the past 12 months. The bulk of the new vehicles are Scania R420 Highline tractors and predominately artics. “The main aim with our rolling replacement programme is to increase fuel efficiency as fuel is our biggest single cost,” said Mike Symons, […]
Palletforce has purchased its first network member in a bid to strengthen its service provision in London and the surrounding area.
Scania is celebrating its best ever year in the UK with a total of 6,846 trucks registered in 2013, up 47% on 2012, lifting its share of the heavy truck market (18 tonnes GVW plus) from 16.1% to 18.1%.
MAN has unveiled its Euro-6 line up and the first UK order for 100 vehicles from Dawsonrentals. The truck and trailer rental firm will take an initial 100 MAN TGX 26.440 6×2 and TGX 18.440 4×2 Euro-6 tractors with XLX cabs for its rental fleet. MAN also expects to have Euro-6 demonstrators available for UK operators in October.