CM Downton has made a £4.5m investment in its fleet after a take-off in demand, purchasing 50 new tractor units and 60 curtainsided trailers. The orders consist of 30 MAN TGX 6x2s, rated at 480hp; 20 Daf XFs, rated at 460hp; and 60 trailers from Tiger Trailers, featuring an over chassis beam floor and a load restraint system suitable for the movement of kegs, bottles and paper reels. The fleet will be put into operation across its nationwide network. The […]
MAN has unveiled its Euro-6 line up and the first UK order for 100 vehicles from Dawsonrentals. The truck and trailer rental firm will take an initial 100 MAN TGX 26.440 6×2 and TGX 18.440 4×2 Euro-6 tractors with XLX cabs for its rental fleet. MAN also expects to have Euro-6 demonstrators available for UK operators in October.
Vehicle rental firm Ryder has relocated its Northampton operation to larger premises in the Swan Valley area.
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