In my archive, I have a Commercial Motor road test cutting, unusually with an accompanying video, dated 15 December 1996. It is of a back-to-back road test of two identically laden ERF EC12s belonging to BOC Distribution, carried out by Toby Clark, then vehicles editor and me, then engineering editor. One of the ERFs was powered by a 12-litre Perkins Eagle Tx engine rated at 340hp and the other by another Eagle Tx, but converted to spark ignition to run […]
The DfT is planning a major trial of around 3,000 25-metre artics on Britain’s roads this year and will drum up support by giving Denby Transport permission to use its Eco-Link B Double road train as a demonstrator from next month.
A company set up by Ealing Council is now undertaking waste and recyclable collections after ordering 32 Mercedes-Benz Econics.
Operation Brock in Kent is being retained as an emergency measure that could be rolled out in the future, after the government removed “sunset clauses” from the legislation.