Vehicle rental firm Ryder has ordered 400 new tractor units to refresh its current fleet, along with 350 new trailers. The 6×2 tractor units are a combination of Daf, MAN, Mercedes-Benz and Iveco models. They are joined by 200 curtain-sider trailers, 100 temperature controlled trailers and 50 box trailers. The new vehicles keep the average age of trucks on Ryder’s rental fleet at two years. David Hunt, VP and MD at Ryder Europe, said: “Our continuing investment in new vehicles […]
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