Dawsonrentals has seen a surge in operator interest in Euro-6 during the past 12 months, with over 30% of its truck fleet now Euro-6. The company will soon have over 1,400 Euro-6 trucks, either on order or already delivered, in its 4,000-strong rental fleet. Its Euro-6 fleet consists of approximately 1,000 tractors and 400 rigids. The tractor fleet is largely made up of Mercedes-Benz Actros units, while the rigid fleet consists of Mercedes, Daf, MAN and Volvo models, ranging from […]
West Yorkshire international haulier Brian Yeardley Continental (BYC) said the tide is turning for UK hauliers trying to compete on the continent, after a number of customers it lost several years ago returned to the company.
MAN Truck and Bus UK CEO Des Evans believes the 2013 CV Show is the most important in its 35-year history as it will provide a vital wake up call to operators on the transition to Euro-6.
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 […]