Another packed audience of 1,200 transport professionals assembled for the sixth annual Microlise Transport Conference at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry to hear a series of top class speakers outline the key challenges and opportunities facing the road transport industry. Introducing the conference, journalist and FairFuelUK campaigner Quentin Willson said there was a danger that legislation would get ahead of the technology available to deliver zero emissions vehicles, leaving the transport industry “in limbo”. Venn Chesterton, innovation lead for ultra-low […]
Argos is to put 76 newly-branded trucks on the road this autumn, comprising a mixture of Mercedes-Benz Actros units and Scania P340 gas-powered trucks.
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.
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 […]