Fresh produce wholesaler Peter Broughton has taken delivery of nine Euro-5 trucks supplied under derogation: a mix of Mercedes-Benz and Fuso Canters. The new fleet includes a 26-tonne Euro-5 Axor 2533L, which the firm said is its heaviest vehicle yet and an addition to the fleet. It has also taken two 15-tonne Atego 1524s at Euro-5, four refrigerated 3.5 tonne Mercedes Sprinter 316 vans, and two Fuso Canter 7C15s, all of which were taken as replacements. A spokesman for Mercedes-Benz […]
Thermo King is partnering with Mercedes-Benz AG to create a fully electric, refrigerated Mercedes-Benz eSprinter van for final mile delivery of pharmaceuticals and medicines.
Elddis Transport has put its first urban artic on the road, as an alternative to the 18-tonne rigids it usually operates within towns and cities. Comprising a 10-metre Lawrence David engineered trailer pulled by a Euro-5 New Actros, the configuration was trialled in Manchester earlier this year and provides four additional pallet spaces (20 compared to 16) over a rigid. Elddis will take delivery of more shorter trailers in 2013. It is also due to receive the remaining four New […]
Calor has acquired a battery electric 7.5 tonne Mitubishi FUSO eCanter to deliver bottled butane and propane to customers in central London.