TNT has added 20 new Iveco Stralis tractor units to its fleet, following a six month trial with a demonstrator vehicle, covering 80,000km. The 4×2 units, supplied by Sherwood Truck and Van, will operate with dry freight box trailers decked out in the company’s orange livery, carrying freight and parcels from Alton, Southampton and Byfleet to TNT hubs across the UK. Steve Davis, national engineering manager at TNT UK, said: “Feedback on the demonstrator we trialled was very positive. In […]
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 […]
Fraikin has placed a £4m order for Euro-6 Iveco trucks for its rental division.