Star of Harry Potter, Return of the Jedi and the Spamalot musical Warwick Davies was on hand to unveil Solstor’s first Euro-6 Mercedes-Benz Actros – better known as The Pink Lady. The truck and trailer’s pink livery, differing from Solstor’s regular blue, is in support of breast cancer charity the Pink Ribbon Foundation. Solstor will also show the Actros at forthcoming Truckfests, and has already netted more than £12,000 for the charity through the sale of advertising space on the […]
The administrator of Mercedes truck dealer Roanza has confirmed that the sale of parts of the business and its assets earlier this week, which saved 340 jobs, was a pre-pack deal. Grant Thornton UK LLP in Manchester was appointed to the Warrington truck and van dealer, as well as subsidiary Premier Vehicle Rental, on 8 September. Roanza operated full service Mercedes truck and van dealerships under franchise from eight sites. In a letter to customers, new chairman Sid Sadique (pictured) […]
Commercial vehicle rental company Fraikin has made its biggest annual purchase of rental vehicles in a decade, with a three-phase order plan worth £13m for 2015 already underway.
Builders’ merchant group Travis Perkins is to take delivery of a new all-electric 26-tonne truck by the end of the year.