Southern Plant has taken delivery of a new 32-tonne rigid truck featuring a bespoke plant body from Andover Trailers. The new addition arrives as the company looks to expand its operations with plans for a new depot in Northamptonshire. The company is based in Henley-on-Thames and provides equipment to the construction, civil engineering and building trades. The new arrival is the sixth Andover build Southern Plant has taken delivery of in total. Mounted to a 32-tonne 8×2 Scania chassis, the […]
Amid fears of higher costs and inferior mpg, MT test drives the new Euro-6 Scania G4409 LA 4×2 MNA. Fears of worse fuel consumption, extra weight and higher costs are expected to prompt operators to accelerate fleet renewal programmes to get the last Euro-5 trucks before 2014. MT’s first Euro-6 test set out to find if their fears are justified. Scania is known for its EGR engines in the UK, but its Euro-5 engine range also includes units employing SCR. […]
Motor Transport understands Cheshire-based trailer manufacturer Cartwright Group has filed a notice to appoint an administrator.