NFT is to replace 100 units in its fleet with Euro-6 Volvo FMs, comprising the exclusive supply of its 6×2 and 4×2 units. The deal follows a tender that saw four vehicle manufacturers go head-to-head in competitive tender. Volvo, via dealership the Hartshorne Group, will also supply further units if the fleet expands as NFT hits its growth targets. The 450hp units are standardised around Volvo’s D11K, 11 litre engine and come equipped with I-See fuel saving software and its […]
Amid fears of higher costs and inferior mpg, MT test drives the new Euro-6 Scania G4409 LA 4×2 MNA. Fears of worse fuel consumption, extra weight and higher costs are expected to prompt operators to accelerate fleet renewal programmes to get the last Euro-5 trucks before 2014. MT’s first Euro-6 test set out to find if their fears are justified. Scania is known for its EGR engines in the UK, but its Euro-5 engine range also includes units employing SCR. […]
Renault Trucks has launched its long-awaited Euro-6 range of trucks at a glitzy two-day event in Lyon in front of almost 10,000 staff, operators, dealers and press.
Featherstone, West Yorkshire-based vehicle operator Brian Yeardley Continental has said it is “very disappointed” that new Euro-6 trucks cannot be delivered by some vehicle suppliers in the UK yet.