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 […]
Sir Peter Hendy, commissioner at TfL, opened the fourth meeting of the Construction Logistics and Cycle Safety (Clocs) initiative with an admission: “I did not expect this activity to grow as quickly as it has.” He added later in his keynote speech: “You all work on relatively thin margins but you’re bursting with ideas about how to make things safer.”
Dawsonrentals has seen a surge in operator interest in Euro-6 during the past 12 months, with over 30% of its truck fleet now Euro-6.
John Murphy and Sons has purchased a fleet of FUSO Canter Tippers with diesel-electric drivelines to avoid Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) charges and cut fuel costs.