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30 November 2021
The Council’s waste and recycling managers have been adding to its mixed fleet of more than 70 vehicles while working to grow recycling participation rates in Armagh.
17 November 2021
The Unimogs are equipped with electrically insulated Versalift hydraulic lift arms and two-person buckets instead of UK Power Networks’ previous one-person equipment.
12 November 2021
The Co. Antrim-based haulier will use most of the new trucks for just-in-time deliveries of fast-moving consumer goods, retail and wholesale products, and materials for manufacturing and construction.
10 November 2021
“The combination of raised height and the more rugged and durable construction bumper means we’ve seen a noticeable reduction in accident damage to our latest units,” Clarke says.
5 November 2021
“The truck is fundamentally well-suited to our requirements, not least because its excellent ground clearance is a big advantage when working in quarries and on rough sites,” says Express Utilities Project Manager Tony Lake.
28 October 2021
Daimler Truck AG and BP Advanced Mobility Limited announced plans to work together to help accelerate the introduction of a hydrogen network, supporting the roll-out of a key technology for the decarbonization of UK freight transport.
28 October 2021
The truckmaker won the OEM of the Year award at the 2021 Electrical Vehicle Innovation & Excellence Awards from publishing and events group Solar Media.
25 October 2021
The truck’s fully enclosed twin-deck transporter body boasting three-fold loading ramps, which provide a low loading angle ideal for Aston Martin sport and racing cars with minimal ground clearance.
25 October 2021
“I’ve spent most of my career working on and with Unimogs, and I’m as passionate about the product today as I’ve ever been,” says South Cave Tractors Co-Director Tony Levitt.
19 October 2021
Based on Mercedes-Benz’s bp In-Truck Pay app, the system makes purchasing fuel faster and safer for drivers while making payment management more efficient for fleet managers.
19 October 2021
“The Unimog is a fantastic all-rounder, and makes us a lot more efficient,” says Brian Greig. “It will do pretty well everything a tractor can, and so much more as well. I have plenty of jobs lined up for it.”
12 October 2021
The performance of 11 Econics ordered in January 2020 has prompted a subsequent order of 14 more; Dacorum Transport Manager Simon Smith says the trucks from the initial order “have not missed a beat.”
7 October 2021
The new 6x4 Mercedes-Benz trucks are both powered by 15.6-litre, 425-kilowatt, straight-six engines and are outfitted with the range-topping GigaSpace cab.
27 September 2021
“This special unit pays fitting tribute to the closeness and quality of our relationships with the manufacturer and its local representative, as well as to our own history and track record in the industry,” says Elddis Transport MD Nigel Cook.
22 September 2021
The first-generation Actros debuted at the IAA transport show in Hanover, Germany, on 21 September, 1996.
15 September 2021
The firm’s new Arocs sweeper is an 1840 with a ClassicSpace sleeper cab, provided by Bell Truck and Van, and sweeper bodywork provided by Stock Sweepers.
2 September 2021
The company purchased the 428-horsepower Actros 2543 trucks with StreamSpace cabs—the first with its new corporate livery—from South Wales dealer Euro Commercials with competitive funding support from Mercedes-Benz.
30 August 2021
The image-conscious firm had both trucks swathed in its traditional green and gold livery, which includes the coat of arms that signifies the firm’s status as the holder of a Royal Warrant granted by Her Majesty The Queen.
25 August 2021
The Daventry, Northamptonshire, firm acquired the 26-tonne, 394-horsepower car hauler from local Mercedes dealer Intercounty Truck & Van.
24 August 2021
AE Spink’s delivery fleet once consisted exclusively of Mercedes-Benz trucks, many supplied by Northside Truck & Van; the fact that FUSO Canters are sold, serviced, and financed through the Mercedes-Benz Dealer Network in the UK is a bonus.
24 August 2021
Only 35 of the premium tractor units were made available for sale in the UK, and this Kingston upon Hull-based haulier secured one to celebrate its fifth anniversary.
20 August 2021
The firm estimates that it serves 88% of the UK’s local authorities with its fleet of more than 800 vehicles for winter maintenance and road repair.
13 August 2021
Allen Logistics, the three-time winner of the Haulier of the Year trophy at the Export & Freight Transport & Logistics Awards, has steadily shifted its mixed-marque fleet to an increasingly Mercedes-Benz-dominated one.
10 August 2021
With an attention-grabbing, funky full-wrap livery from Freestyle Designs of Bath described as an “explosion of colour,” Frater Urban Quarry’s new Arocs eight-wheeler is nearly impossible to miss.
5 August 2021
The Liverpool waste management and recycling specialist reports that a comparison between an Arocs purchased in 2018 and two trucks in their fleet not wearing the three-pointed star delivered conclusive results.

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