Mercedes-Benz launched its refreshed Actros in Berlin last week (6 September). Although it features similar exterior styling to its predecessor, the latest truck stands out for what it does not have: exterior mirrors. Instead, the flagship truck features a MirrorCam instead, something the manufacturer claims improves fuel efficiency too. The headline fuel economy improvement figure is up to 5%, but that’s only on rural routes. On motorways the improvements are likely to be up to 3%. The savings have been […]
The Metropolitan Police’s Cycle Safety Team has put on the road a Mercedes-Benz Actros in police livery, which will be used for its Exchanging Places cyclist awareness initiative.
Elddis Transport is focusing on efficiency with new trucks and trailers in a bid to mitigate the effect of the rising price of fuel.
Meachers Global Logistics has made its biggest investment in LGVs this year, after it splashed out £1.25m on 16 new Mercedes-Benz tractors. The modernisation programme will see the company taking delivery of the Mercedes Actros trucks in the months leading up to Christmas. They will operate out of Meachers’ headquarters in Nursling, Southampton and also its Derby depot, undertaking general haulage work throughout the UK. The company said the vehicles were chosen for their economical and environmental performance, as well […]