Birmingham haulier RGF Logistics are set to conduct fuel trials on two Euro-6 Volvo FH units, comparing fuel efficiency and dealer support to the other 80 vehicles on its fleet. The two 460hp,6×2 Globetrotter XL FH’s will be supplied by Hartshore Motor Group and will be maintained overnight at the dealership on a two-year Volvo Gold repair and maintenance contract. “The Volvo FH’s driver appeal and our good experience with resale value in the past was a key reason for […]
Stefan Buchner has been in charge of Mercedes-Benz Trucks since January 2013, taking over just 12 months before the introduction of Euro-6 – arguably the most significant change in emissions standards since the introduction of Euro-3 in 2006. Buchner has been with Daimler for almost 30 years, the first 20 in cars the last 10 in trucks, but until recently always working in procurement or production.
UK operators are typically thought of as a conservative bunch and research conducted on behalf of Motor Transport late last year goes some way towards providing that idiom, as Euro-5 continues to dominate UK operator fleets. That said, the findings of the 2015 Overview of the UK Commercial Vehicle Industry report, produced by MT publisher Road Transport Media on behalf of Texaco and in association with Continental, Euro-6 has made remarkable headway in the past two years showing that we […]
Eddie Stobart and AW Jenkinson Forestry Products have placed what Scania has described as its largest ever order in Europe: 2,000 trucks over two years.