Iveco and the Transport Association (TA) have launched a fundraising campaign for Transaid using three specially livered New Stralis XP tractors. The three demonstrator vehicles will help raise thousands of pounds as members of the TA donate £250 per fortnight for use of one of the trucks. Elddis Transport was the first member to welcome one of the Stralis XPs on to their fleet in April. The three trucks, all of which have the ZF Traxon 12-speed HI-TRONIX transmission as […]
Watch what happened at the Microlise Transport Conference last month, when Motortransport.co.uk chaired a debate between seven of the eight major truck manufacturers, who were looking ahead to what the market holds for all in road transport in 2020.
Heavy truck sales are expected to surge at least 10% in 2013 compared with this year as operators delay buying Euro-6 vehicles, which will replace Euro-5 in 2014. The predicted spike in Euro-5 sales in 2013 is expected to result in longer lead times for new trucks. One operator, Andrew Spence-Wolrich, general manager of bulk specialist Hargreaves Transport, has been told he must order Euro-5 trucks by March 2013 to be sure of getting them. Truck makers MT spoke to […]
Princess Anne, patron of charity Transaid, will be attending this year’s Multimodal to participate in a discussion organised by the FTA.