Eddie Stobart and AW Jenkinson Forest Products will add 1,500 Euro-6 Scanias to their fleets as part of a renewed joint procurement agreement. Orders will be placed throughout 2014 and 2015, including an initial order for 150 vehicles, in what the manufacturer described as its biggest Euro-6 order to date. The first order consists of 410hp G-series 4×2 trucks fitted with sleeper cabs for Eddie Stobart, 450hp R-series 6×2 tractors with Highline cabs for AW Jenkinson, and 450hp R-series 8×2 […]
Eddie Stobart has gone live with its Aggregate Industries contract, which the haulier won earlier this year from incumbent XPO Logistics.
The TRATON group, which includes Scania and MAN, believes the EU’s target of cutting carbon emissions from heavy trucks over 16 tonnes by 15% by 2025 can be achieved largely with conventional engine technology but the much tougher target of a 30% reduction by 2030 will require significant sales of alternative drive trains, mainly battery electric.