Truck of the Week is a new 2017 Mercedes-Benz Arocs 4148K 8×4 chassis designed to accommodate a plant body for concrete work. The unregistered vehicle with ClassicSpace day cab includes automatic transmission, power take-off equipment, hub reduction rear axle and cruise control. Billingham-based dealer Bell Truck and Van is offering it for £82,000 plus VAT. The vehicle – a cancelled order – includes a three-year driveline warranty from the manufacturer. For thousands more top used trucks go to commercialmotor.com
Elddis Transport has put its first urban artic on the road, as an alternative to the 18-tonne rigids it usually operates within towns and cities. Comprising a 10-metre Lawrence David engineered trailer pulled by a Euro-5 New Actros, the configuration was trialled in Manchester earlier this year and provides four additional pallet spaces (20 compared to 16) over a rigid. Elddis will take delivery of more shorter trailers in 2013. It is also due to receive the remaining four New […]
Leaving the EU without a deal would be “absolutely dreadful” for truck makers and buyers alike, making new vehicle acquisition prohibitively expensive, according to manufacturers.