Argos has put the first of five gas-powered Scania tractor units on the road, which are designed to run solely on compressed or liquefied natural gas. The remaining four are due to enter the fleet later this month and they will be based at the retailer’s Magna Park DC in Lutterworth, just a few miles from the Gasrec refuelling station at DIRFT, Daventry. The trucks are plated at 40 tonnes GVW and have Scania’s nine-litre Euro-6 engine, delivering 350hp. They […]
Argos is planning to close its Magna Park site in Lutterworth and transfer most of the site’s operations to a Wincanton DC in Kettering.
Late last year, Scania held a high level conference in Brussels to discuss how European road freight transport can cut CO2 emissions while remaining competitive. MT caught up with recently appointed Scania chief executive Martin Lundstedt at the event.
Howard Tenens has added two more dedicated 26-tonne dedicated gas Scania rigids to its fleet after the “highly successful” trial of its initial two units, which joined the operation in October 2017.