Ulyett Landscapes has taken delivery of four new 3.5-tonne Isuzu Grafter Greens following a successful year-long operation of the firm’s first such model. The new Grafter Greens are replacing older vehicles on the East Midlands-based family firm’s 30-strong fleet. They will be used on the operator’s national landscaping and ground maintenance contracts and expected to remain on the fleet for around 10 years. “The first Isuzu Grafter we took last year was, in essence, a trial to see how it […]
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 […]
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Pete Murphy took over as MD of Isuzu Truck (UK) in November 2013 after founder Nikki King sold the business and became honorary chairman. The genial Geordie took the reins at an interesting time for the UK truck market, with the turmoil of a change in Euro emissions standards about to hit.