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Mercedes-Benz dealers merge to create £160m truck and van business

Mercedes-Benz dealers merge to create £160m truck and van business

Two into one does go: Joint Managing Directors Brian Kempson, left, and Roy Reed are now plotting an exciting future for Britain’s newest Mercedes-Benz Commercial Vehicle Dealer, Roanza.

All to play for, as AV Dawson opens the door to Mercedes-Benz fuel efficiency champion

All to play for, as AV Dawson opens the door to Mercedes-Benz fuel efficiency champion

Multimodal transport logistics provider AV Dawson had made its first investments in Mercedes-Benz trucks following impressive fuel returns from a pair of demonstration units.

Mercedes-Benz new Actros leads the pack on fuel for Matthew Kibble Transport

Mercedes-Benz new Actros leads the pack on fuel for Matthew Kibble Transport

Matthew Kibble Transport’s first Mercedes-Benz New Actros is beating the competition on fuel by an impressive half a mile per gallon.

Sainsbury’s launches London lorry designed for cycle safety

Sainsbury’s launches London lorry designed for cycle safety

One of the UK’s most recognisable supermarket chains Sainsbury’s recently launch a lorry designed specifically for the safety of cyclists and pedestrians.

Brewer raises a toast to cleaner, ‘greener’ Canter Eco Hybrid

Brewer raises a toast to cleaner, ‘greener’ Canter Eco Hybrid

The Bristol Beer Factory is now distributing its award-winning ales aboard a new FUSO Canter Eco Hybrid, the world’s first diesel-electric truck to make economic as well as environmental sense.

Mercedes-Benz Arocs goes to waste for GD Environmental

Mercedes-Benz Arocs goes to waste for GD Environmental

Fast-growing waste management specialist GD Environmental Services is running its first examples from the all-new Mercedes-Benz Arocs truck range.

£11 million boost for hauliers as speed limit raised

£11 million boost for hauliers as speed limit raised

Hauliers across England and Wales could see a £11 million a year boost as the government raises the speed limit for lorries on single carriageway roads to 50 mph.

Volvo Trucks UK YouTube channel powers past one million hits

Volvo Trucks UK YouTube channel powers past one million hits

Demonstrating the increasing popularity of video sharing in social media, Volvo Trucks UK’popular channel on YouTube has now powered past the one million hits milestone with total views of 1,049,437 in early July.

New artwork celebrates legacy of Coventry tractor plant and workforce

New artwork celebrates legacy of Coventry tractor plant and workforce

Massey Ferguson has unveiled a new public artwork which salutes the contribution of Coventry’s Banner Lane tractor manufacturing plant and workforce to the City’s industrial heritage and the development of farm mechanisation throughout the world.

New Volvo FE with Low-Entry Cab

New Volvo FE with Low-Entry Cab

Volvo Trucks is now expanding its model range with a low-entry version of the new Volvo FE for Euro-6. The Volvo FE LEC (Low Entry Cab) has been specially designed for refuse operations and city distribution.

Fresh produce supplier picks a prize crop from Mercedes-Benz

Fresh produce supplier picks a prize crop from Mercedes-Benz

Cardiff-based fresh produce wholesaler and distributor Peter Broughton Ltd is going for growth in partnership with Mercedes-Benz Dealer Euro Commercials (South Wales).

Gray & Adams bodies are chilled to perfection

Gray & Adams bodies are chilled to perfection

Fast-growing Fife Creamery has invested once again in top quality temperature-controlled truck bodies from Gray & Adams.

Mercedes-Benz Arocs builds on solid foundations for JR Allen

Mercedes-Benz Arocs builds on solid foundations for JR Allen

When concrete contractor Tom Allen needed a new truck, only one model was in the mix. The Peterborough-based owner-driver is now the proud owner of an 8x4 Mercedes-Benz Arocs 3243B concrete mixer, which arrived via local Dealer Intercounty Truck & Van.

Rossetts and Coolertech join forces for CV Show

Rossetts and Coolertech join forces for CV Show

Latest result of the successful partnership between temperature-controlled vehicle body specialist Coolertech and Mercedes-Benz Dealer Rossetts Commercials is a fridge-bodied version of the low-emission FUSO Canter Eco Hybrid.

First Euro-6 Volvos join Neill & Brown Global Logistics fleet

First Euro-6 Volvos join Neill & Brown Global Logistics fleet

Hessle, East Yorkshire-based Neill & Brown Global Logistics, have recently put two Euro-6 compliant Volvo FH tractor units into service.