Fraikin has placed a £4m order for Euro-6 Iveco trucks for its rental division. The new vehicles comprise a mixture of Eurocargo rigids and Stralis Hi-Way tractors and will be new additions to the firm’s 1,000-strong rental parc, in which Fraikin has invested £27m in since the start of last year. Fraikin claims the deal “ranks amongst the largest Euro-6 truck orders placed by a UK rental company”. All new vehicles will be in operation between December 2014 and January […]
Shown here underneath The Shard is the first Euro-6 vehicle to enter service for London Linen, a 7.5 tonne Iveco Eurocargo supplied by Fraikin.
Iveco and the Transport Association (TA) have launched a fundraising campaign for Transaid using three specially livered New Stralis XP tractors.
Heavy truck sales are expected to surge at least 10% in 2013 compared with this year as operators delay buying Euro-6 vehicles, which will replace Euro-5 in 2014. The predicted spike in Euro-5 sales in 2013 is expected to result in longer lead times for new trucks. One operator, Andrew Spence-Wolrich, general manager of bulk specialist Hargreaves Transport, has been told he must order Euro-5 trucks by March 2013 to be sure of getting them. Truck makers MT spoke to […]