The Metropolitan Police’s Cycle Safety Team has put on the road a Mercedes-Benz Actros in police livery, which will be used for its Exchanging Places cyclist awareness initiative. Supplied by Mercedes dealer Sparshatts of Kent, the Actros 2545 has a BigSpace cab and a 449hp straight-six engine. It also has blue lights on the front grille for promotional purposes. It was put on the road as there was a need for a dedicated vehicle on the fleet, alongside the trucks […]
This Urban eTruck might look like it belongs in a science fiction film, but not so according to Mercedes-Benz UK Truck MD Mike Belk. In this exclusive short interview Belk tells Commercial Motor editor Will Shiers that the future is closer than we think. He also reveals what’s likely to follow Euro-6.
Mercedes-Benz Trucks is to put the eActros into everyday trials with operators within the next few weeks, the manufacturer said today (21 February).
The government is planning to outlaw the removal of sideguards and rear under-run devices on HGVs as part of its drive to reduce cyclist deaths across the UK.