Howard Tenens is to put its first Euro-6 dual-fuel vehicle on the road next month, running on a blend of compressed natural gas (CNG) and diesel. The Mercedes-Benz Actros 2445 450hp unit has been converted by Prins Autogas UK and has a 93kg capacity CNG fuel tank. Howard Tenens plans to add a similar Daf CNG-powered tractor unit to the fleet within the next three months. Both will be put into operation as part of a fuel trial being undertaken […]
Mercedes-Benz has confirmed it is working on an 8×4 Euro-6 version of its low entry Econic cab, which that would be suitable for some urban construction applications where the improved visibility of vulnerable road users such as cyclists is an issue.
Prohire has invested nearly £1m in its ‘spot rental’ fleet as demand for hire vehicles continues to increase.
East Anglia’s Mercedes-Benz dealer Orwell Truck & Van has spent £600,000 on a new VOSA-approved Authorised Test Facility (ATF). The dedicated lane is at Orwell’s headquarters on the Martlesham Heath Business Park, Ipswich. Service director Steve Webb says: “We have always prepared vehicles for MoT testing. But the big advantage for customers is that they can now have those tests carried out in our workshop, negating the need for a time-consuming trip to a VOSA site. “Tests can also be […]