Hermes UK has added 54 Euro-6 Dafs from hire firm Ryder to its fleet, as well as renewing a three-year tyre-management contract with Michelin Solutions. The new trucks, all supplied on a contract hire basis, comprise 30 Daf CF tractor units of which 20 are fleet additions and 10 are replacements. The deal also includes 24 Daf LF 12-tonne rigids to directly replace 7.5-tonners on the fleet. Rob Elmore, Hermes’ fleet services manager, said: “We handle more than 200 million […]
European truck manufacturers have been hit with a record €2.9bn (£2.5bn) fine after they colluded for 14 years on truck pricing and on passing on the costs of compliance with emissions rules.
Culina has bought 20 new Daf XFs from dealer Daf Greenhous.
Sir Peter Hendy, commissioner at TfL, opened the fourth meeting of the Construction Logistics and Cycle Safety (Clocs) initiative with an admission: “I did not expect this activity to grow as quickly as it has.” He added later in his keynote speech: “You all work on relatively thin margins but you’re bursting with ideas about how to make things safer.”