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Mercedes-Benz claims the lion’s share of Brit European’s fleet investment

Mercedes-Benz claims the lion’s share of Brit European’s fleet investment

Brit European is running its first fleets of fuel-efficient New Actros tractor units and carbon-busting dual-fuel trucks from Mercedes-Benz.

T Barry nets fuel bonus with New Actros from Mercedes-Benz

T Barry nets fuel bonus with New Actros from Mercedes-Benz

The first Mercedes-Benz New Actros tractor units to wear the colours of Gloucestershire bulk haulier T Barry have made a flying start, setting new standards for fuel efficiency from the outset.

Mercedes-Benz new Actros is the mpg champion for McCulla

Mercedes-Benz new Actros is the mpg champion for McCulla

A Mercedes-Benz New Actros left trucks from every other major manufacturer trailing in its wake in a fuel-efficiency trial staged by temperature-controlled distribution specialist McCulla (Ireland).

Fuel savings and dealer back-up convince IPL to try first Mercedes-Benz trucks

Fuel savings and dealer back-up convince IPL to try first Mercedes-Benz trucks

Container transport specialist IPL Haulage is hoping to slash its fuel costs after veering away from its established supplier to purchase its first Mercedes-Benz trucks.

350 modern classic show trucks rev up for the Retro Truck Show

350 modern classic show trucks rev up for the Retro Truck Show

The popular Retro Truck Show returns for a third year to the Heritage Motor Centre on Sunday 15 September. The show, which features a fantastic collection of modern classic trucks manufactured between 1960 and 2000, is arranged by enthusiasts for enthusiasts.

Perfect reliability convinces Elliotts to take Volvo

Perfect reliability convinces Elliotts to take Volvo

A long-term, profitable relationship with his local dealer and 'almost perfect reliability' of other Volvo eight-wheelers in the fleet were just two of the factors which convinced Nick Elliott, managing director of Elliotts (Cheltenham) Ltd., to invest in two new FM 8x4 tippers.

Impressive fuel returns and service secure more Renaults for Sheard Packaging

Impressive fuel returns and service secure more Renaults for Sheard Packaging

Sheard Packaging, one of the largest carton manufacturing and recycling companies in the UK, has invested in six new Renault Trucks for its 18-strong all Renault fleet, through Renault Trucks distributor, JDS Trucks Leeds.

Volvo’s new FH put to work at MC Rental

Volvo’s new FH put to work at MC Rental

A well established commercial vehicle dealer has this month become the first company in the UK to add the new Volvo FH to its national rental fleet.

Eurocargo fleet rises to the challenge for Allied Bakeries

Eurocargo fleet rises to the challenge for Allied Bakeries

Allied Bakeries, one of the UK’s largest bakery businesses and a division of Associated British Foods plc, is putting an additional 73 Iveco Eurocargos into service to support a major new nationwide contract.

Flexible Fuso Canter is the automatic choice for Nixon Hire

Flexible Fuso Canter is the automatic choice for Nixon Hire

Nixon Hire’s first Fuso Canters have given the national plant, accommodation and toilet hire firm further flexibility to tackle a wide range of jobs.

£2m Immingham dealership coming soon for Northside Truck & Van

£2m Immingham dealership coming soon for Northside Truck & Van

There’s a new star rising for commercial vehicle operators in north Lincolnshire – Mercedes-Benz dealer Northside Truck & Van has just started construction work on a new dealership at Stallingborough, near Immingham.

Millers of Speyside is hooked on Gray & Adams ‘meat rail’ bodies

Millers of Speyside is hooked on Gray & Adams ‘meat rail’ bodies

When you’re transporting cuts of beef weighing 75kg apiece on hooks suspended from your truck roofs, you need to know that those vehicles are built to take the punishment.

Gray & Adams aims high by going low for States of Jersey Police

Gray & Adams aims high by going low for States of Jersey Police

States of Jersey Police is running an ultra-low, six-cell custodial vehicle designed specifically for use in a detention bay with restricted access at force headquarters in St Helier.

Fight against diesel-fuel losses

Fight against diesel-fuel losses

Austrian company DATATRONIC GmbH has developed a system that helps avoid loss of diesel fuel at firms' fueling stations.

International Truck of the Year pairing for A.F.S. Haulage

International Truck of the Year pairing for A.F.S. Haulage

Eastleigh-based A.F.S. Haulage has replaced two older vehicles with a pair of International Truck of the Year 2013-winning Iveco Stralis Hi-Way tractor units, in the company’s striking red livery.