Knights of Old Group has purchased 12 new MAN TGX tractor units in a deal worth almost £1m. The operator said the vehicles are part of a phase of expansion and ongoing fleet renewal. Four of the 12 6×2 trucks will given to Nelson Distribution, which joined the group last year, with the remaining eight destined for Knights of Old Ireland Express. Paul Abbott, group director at the Knights of Old Group, said: “This significant investment is vital to the […]
A long-term loyal supporter of the CV Show, MAN Truck & Bus was the only OEM to book space at the 2018 event, with its big deep red TGX dominating hall 5 on 24-26 April.
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 […]