Ipswich-based Lombard Shipping has come full circle, replacing the first Mercedes-Benz Actros tractor units it acquired seven years ago with five new units. The tractors are powered by 450hp straight-6 engines and have PowerShift 3 automated transmissions. “We’re regularly seeing returns of more than 10mpg, which is excellent,” said Lombard MD Simon Fraser. “The Actros is a great all-round package. Our drivers like them and they’re reassuringly reliable, with downtime reduced to an absolute minimum.” Four of the new units […]
Mercedes-Benz has revealed an order for 90 new trucks from industrial gases supplier Air Products, after a tender process involving several other manufacturers.
Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council have taken delivery of another six Mercedes-Benz 26-tonne Econics for kerbside recycling collections.
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.