IVECO has revealed its S-WAY truck at an event in Madrid (2 July), heralding the introduction of a new series of heavy trucks. The new IVECO, which replaces the Stralis, features a new cab design, and improved aerodynamics that the manufacturer has claimed will improve fuel efficiency by up to 4% compared with the previous model. The multi-piece bumper on the new cab has been introduced to reduce repair costs, as in the event of an impact only the affected part […]
Total commercial vehicle registrations fell during 2012, according to the latest figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), with Volvo faring the worst across the twelve month period. Registrations from January to December were down 5.9% across truck and vans, with the decline directly attributable to lower light commercial vehicle sales. Registrations of commercial vehicles above 3.5 tonnes were up 6.4% on 2011 figures, while vans (registrations below 3.5 tonnes) were down 7.9%. Truck registrations were particularly […]
Prohire has invested nearly £1m in its ‘spot rental’ fleet as demand for hire vehicles continues to increase.
Aberdeen transport and logistics provider ARR Craib has taken delivery of 15 new Iveco Stralis 6x2s and 45 SDC triaxle curtainsided and platform skeletal trailers in a long-term rental deal with Ryder.