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 […]
Mercedes-Benz Commercial Vehicles MD Ian Jones has retired with immediate effect. In a statement the Executive Board of Mercedes-Benz UK says it wants to offer Jones “best wishes for the future”. Under Jones’s reign the Sprinter won the Motor Transport Award for Fleet Van of the Year for four consecutive years. The firm adds that under Jones’s leadership Mercedes-Benz Commercial Vehicles had “a number of notable successes, including putting Mercedes-Benz on the top spot for the UK tractor market”. A […]
The most fuel-efficient electric van is the Iveco Daily Electric, according to new research.
Elddis Transport has put its first urban artic on the road, as an alternative to the 18-tonne rigids it usually operates within towns and cities. Comprising a 10-metre Lawrence David engineered trailer pulled by a Euro-5 New Actros, the configuration was trialled in Manchester earlier this year and provides four additional pallet spaces (20 compared to 16) over a rigid. Elddis will take delivery of more shorter trailers in 2013. It is also due to receive the remaining four New […]