Builders’ merchant group Travis Perkins is to take delivery of a new all-electric 26-tonne truck by the end of the year. Speaking at the fourth annual LoCITY clean air and sustainability conference at the Oval in London on 25 September, TP fleet compliance and road risk manager Alan Harvey confirmed the vehicle would be a first for the UK builders’ merchant industry. The truck, featuring a mounted crane, is based on the Mercedes Econic ‘glider’ chassis, cab and front axles […]
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.
O’Donovan Waste Disposal’s latest three Mercedes-Benz Econic units give the North London operator what is believed to be the largest fleet of direct vision skip-loaders in the UK.
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 […]