Road freight transport is the “lifeblood running through the veins of the British economy,” roads and freight minister Andrew Jones MP told MT this week. Jones was at the HORIBA-MIRA proving ground at the invitation of Motor Transport publisher Road Transport Media and Mercedes-Benz to get his first taste of driving HGVs. The minister tried his hand in an 8×4 Econic low cab tipper, a conventional Arocs 8×4 tipper and a top of the range 630hp 6×2 Actros tractor unit […]
Waste removal firm the Cleansing Service Group (CSG) has taken delivery of five new Scania ADR-approved tankers as part of a multimillion pound fleet improvement plan.
Goodyear has reported that its rolling-resistance-optimised Fuelmax tyres helped reduce fuel use by 14% on those trucks taking part in the Mercedes-Benz Efficiency Run 2015.
Both the FTA and the RHA have now urged the chancellor to prioritise cutting fuel duty and ensuring the HGV Road User Levy does not negatively impact on UK operators.