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23 July 2021
The firm has acquired a second Mercedes-Benz Actros 2540 LnR, this one a member of the fifth-generation Actros range introduced to the UK in 2019.
22 July 2021
“We’re very proud to be running a fabulous Actros Edition 1 as our first tractor unit,” says Brunel Managing Director Brian Venables.
21 July 2021
The new Actros 2545s came with flat-floored BigSpace cabs and 450-horsepower, 12.8-litre, inline six-cylinder engines.
25 June 2021
Quarry boss Calum McCrae was impressed with the 8x4 Mercedes-Benz Arocs he acquired three years ago and recently added two more, opting for the Mercedes-Benz trucks over a previously used Swedish marque.
25 June 2021
The manufacturer says the Actros L is the “largest and most luxurious model in the Actros series.”
18 June 2021
Patrico is a longtime Mercedes-Benz customer whose distribution fleet comprises three Atego rigids and two Actros tractor units.
17 June 2021
The manufacturer will premiere its new eActros battery-electric truck on 30 June in an online event that is a culmination of a journey that began in 2016.
14 June 2021
The 625-hoursepower Edition 1 is one of only 400 of its kind around the globe, and one of just 35 that were available to purchase in the UK.
11 June 2021
After using trucks from another manufacturer for several years, the council elected to return to Econics, as they have proven in the past to be durable, reliable, and well-liked by the drivers who use them day in and day out.
25 May 2021
The truck is expected to be tested on public roads by the end of the year, with customer trials scheduled to begin in 2023 and first series deliveries in 2027.
25 May 2021
Over a two-month trial, the Actros demonstrator also delivered superior fuel economy while showcasing major savings on AdBlue vs. trucks from other marques.
13 May 2021
The Devon-based firm previously added some of the latest Actros tractor units to its fleet and favoured their efficiency and safety features.
11 May 2021
The firm tried trucks from another manufacturer but returned to Mercedes-Benz trucks for their dependability, safety, and lower operating costs.
4 May 2021
Cellcentric’s goal is to start with customer tests of fuel-cell trucks in about three years and to be in series production of the trucks during the second half of this decade.
30 April 2021
The new 26-tonne rigids deliver the bulk of the bricks, blocks, cement, timber, and other materials Merkko supplies to sites within a 50-mile radius of its Oxfordshire and Berkshire depots.
28 April 2021
Three of the new trucks are equipped with Farid Hillend Engineering Powerlink bodies and Terberg Matec bin lifts, while a fourth has been fitted with a split TwinTrak body to gather mixed recyclables.
26 April 2021
The Suffolk-based haulier purchased 11 of the fifth-generation trucks last year, as well; all 31 are spec’d with Mercedes-Benz’s twin-screen Multimedia Cockpit and the upgraded 12-inch central display.
14 April 2021
“The drivers are happy, we’ve had no significant issues with reliability, and when they’re all clean and lined up our Actros look fantastic; it has to be one of the tidiest trucks on the road,” says SM Haulage General Manager Adam Heward.
12 April 2021
The new sewer-cleaning vehicle is based on an Arocs 3251 chassis from local Dealer Northside Truck & Van.
5 April 2021
“In terms of its specification and cost-effectiveness, the Econic was clearly the best solution,” says Council Procurement and Contracts Manager Richard Jones.
26 March 2021
The 7.5-tonne Atego 816s, each with a ClassicSpace S-Cab and a 5.1-litre, 154-horsepower engine, have all been delivered and are hard at work.
12 March 2021
Strategically located in Reading, the facility will offer Mercedes-Benz’s full range of repair and maintenance plans.
12 March 2021
WH Barley has been running Actros trucks for the last three years, and Director Emma Barber says “They’ve been exceptionally reliable, economical, and popular with our drivers.”
8 March 2021
The Atego also has a Solomon Commercials insulated body, with two rear doors and a side door, coupled with a FRIGOBLOCK FK Series refrigeration unit that can maintain temperatures of -20 degrees Celsius.
5 March 2021
“We have chosen the Econic because we believe it to be the market’s finest refuse vehicle chassis, one that enjoys an unrivalled reputation for quality and reliability,” says J&B Operations Director Matt Tyrie.

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