Four leading truck manufacturers will take the stage again at the Microlise Transport Conference next week. Hosted by Motor Transport news editor Chris Druce, the Truck to the Future panel will discuss key issues affecting the road transport industry and its future. Members of the panel will include: Daf Trucks UK business planning director Laurence Drake; MAN Truck and Bus MD Thomas Hemmerich; Mark Grant, aftersales director at Scania GB; and Iveco UK product director Martin Flach. Registration is still […]
Gregory Distribution has opted to re-fleet with Scania trucks, with 300 units due to be delivered to the North Tawton, Devon-based operator during the next three-years. The decision to replace around two-thirds of Gregory’s vehicle fleet with Scanias comes after comparative fuel trials featuring trucks from four manufacturers. John Gregory, chief executive of Gregory Distribution, says: “The results were extremely encouraging and this, backed with factors such as driver appeal and the extensive range of maintenance services offered by Scania […]
Iveco has unveiled its Euro-6 Eurocargo line up, which follows the Italian manufacturer’s SCR-only policy, with larger four and six-cylinder engines and up to 11,000 ex-factory variations of engine, transmission and chassis options.
In my archive, I have a Commercial Motor road test cutting, unusually with an accompanying video, dated 15 December 1996. It is of a back-to-back road test of two identically laden ERF EC12s belonging to BOC Distribution, carried out by Toby Clark, then vehicles editor and me, then engineering editor.