Southampton-based IPL Haulage has added a quartet of Daf XFs to its 30-strong fleet and opened a storage facility in Totton. The 6×2 units feature 460hp MX-13 engines, automated gearboxes, Super Space Cabs and Daf telematics. They were acquired on a four-year funding package through local Daf dealer Adams Morey, with five-year Daf R&M contracts. Four used Euro-5 Daf XFs have also been put into operation. MD Ian Percival said: “It’s in the third and fourth year of ownership when […]
How can a truck launched when Margaret Thatcher was still in power scoop the MT Fleet Truck of the Year award yet again? Because it thoroughly deserves to, that’s how!
Total commercial vehicle registrations fell during 2012, according to the latest figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), with Volvo faring the worst across the twelve month period. Registrations from January to December were down 5.9% across truck and vans, with the decline directly attributable to lower light commercial vehicle sales. Registrations of commercial vehicles above 3.5 tonnes were up 6.4% on 2011 figures, while vans (registrations below 3.5 tonnes) were down 7.9%. Truck registrations were particularly […]