Norfolk haulier Foulger Transport has taken delivery of seven new Euro-5 Mercedes-Benz Actros trucks. The units join its 100-plus strong, predominantly Daf, fleet. Group transport manager Paul Willis told Motortransport.co.uk he convinced the business to invest in Mercedes trucks after he was impressed with two demonstrators’ performance on a month’s trial. “We put them through their paces for a month on different jobs across the business, including agricultural and general haulage, and they were very strong on fuel efficiency,” he […]
Government and local authorities have been urged not to “demonise diesel” but to develop a national framework instead to encourage the take up of modern, clean diesel trucks. The call came at a conference on air quality held by vehicle manufacturers’ association the SMMT.
The Metropolitan Police’s Cycle Safety Team has put on the road a Mercedes-Benz Actros in police livery, which will be used for its Exchanging Places cyclist awareness initiative.
West Yorkshire international haulier Brian Yeardley Continental (BYC) said the tide is turning for UK hauliers trying to compete on the continent, after a number of customers it lost several years ago returned to the company.