South East based Timber merchant Lawsons has taken delivery of its first CNG-powered vehicle, a 26-tonne Stralis NP. The truck joins a 90-strong fleet and was officially handed over at today’s (20 March) LoCITY Fuels in Action Roadshow held at Kempton Park Racecourse. David Harvey, group transport manager at Lawsons, said: “The need to reduce emission levels, particularly in the London area, is a major issue and we wanted to become an early adopter of this new technology. “We’ll be […]
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 […]
Iveco and the Transport Association (TA) have launched a fundraising campaign for Transaid using three specially livered New Stralis XP tractors.
Volvo Group has made a €400m (£317m) provision after being notified by the European Commission (EC) that it is suspected of involvement in a cartel, along with several other heavy- and medium-duty truck manufacturers.