Sainsbury’s unveiled a lorry featuring several safety features aimed at minimising collisions with cyclists and pedestrians at last month’s launch of London’s Safer Lorries Scheme consultation. The vehicle – developed in collaboration with temperature-controlled specialist Solomon and manufacturer Mercedes-Benz – features 360-degree proximity monitors, extra side lighting and low sideguards. Sainsbury’s retail and operations director Roger Burnley said: “This is an important step in our work to make London’s roads safer. We’ve put an enormous amount of thought and research […]
Maritime Transport has ordered more than 200 new vehicles, including Next Generation Scanias, to enter its fleet later this year.
Brit European Transport is investing in a fleet of 24 new dual-fuel vehicles to service a contract with long-term customer and construction equipment manufacturer JCB. The firm, which has worked with JCB for 15 years, has just signed a new five-year deal with optional two-year extension to distribute finished JCB products from production sites in Staffordshire to dealers and export ports around the country. The dual-fuel trucks, all Mercedes-Benz Actros diesel/compressed natural gas (CNG) 6×2 tractive units, are being brought […]
Wolfgang Theissen is to take on the role of MD of Mercedes Benz Trucks UK in August.