Northern Powergrid has taken delivery of seven new all-terrain Mercedes-Benz Unimogs. The vehicles, which represent an investment of £1.75m by Northern Powergrid, were supplied by specialist dealer South Cave Tractors of Brough in East Yorkshire. All seven vehicles are U5023 UHE Extreme Off-road Unimog models, and fitted with Versalift hydraulic access equipment. The trucks are used by Northern Powergrid’s overhead line repair and replacement teams. Each lift has a basket big enough to accommodate two engineers working at a height […]
The administrator of Mercedes truck dealer Roanza has confirmed that the sale of parts of the business and its assets earlier this week, which saved 340 jobs, was a pre-pack deal. Grant Thornton UK LLP in Manchester was appointed to the Warrington truck and van dealer, as well as subsidiary Premier Vehicle Rental, on 8 September. Roanza operated full service Mercedes truck and van dealerships under franchise from eight sites. In a letter to customers, new chairman Sid Sadique (pictured) […]
Delays to the construction of a road linking a new motorway junction with a major distribution centre is reportedly forcing thousands of HGV drivers to clog up a local A road.
The government has given councils £500m to fix potholes in the country’s roads, after research found motorists believe them to be a bigger problem than drink driving.