knights new MANs

Knights of Old has expanded its fleet of more than 200 vehicles with 34 new MANs.

Six 26-tonne TGX 6x2 tractor units rated at 440hp, and a further six at 480hp, have already been delivered to the haulier’s Chichester and Northampton depots, along with 14 18-tonne TGM curtainsided rigids.

A further eight 12-tonne TGL rigids are due for delivery at the beginning of February 2016.

Ian Beattie, Knights of Old group director, said: “MAN’s flexibility with the agreement made them an attractive prospect for us extending our fleet. Continuing their flexibility with the service, repair and maintenance plans allowed us to tailor a highly specific contract.”

Scott Munton, MAN Truck & Bus UK sales executive added: “The range of vehicles offered by MAN means we were able to meet the requirements of the company, providing solutions for the different elements of the business.

“Knights of Old are a well known and respected firm and MAN are proud to be associated with the business and to see the distinctive brand on our vehicles.”

Pictured: Knights of Old group business director Steven Smyth with MAN Truck and Bus UK chief executive Simon Elliott.