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18 June 2020
The family-owned, Kent-based shipping container transport specialist reports that about half of their 30-truck fleet are Mercedes-Benz trucks.
16 June 2020
Amey has operated Econics since 2009 and its newest dozen are all 1827L 18-tonners with 272-horsepower, 7.7-litre engines and PowerShift 3 automated manual gearboxes.
15 June 2020
Custom Glass continues to serve customers with a fleet of 14 Ategos, including a pair of 816s supplied by Roanza Truck & Van.
11 June 2020
Both firms (members of the Motus Group) have been guided through the pandemic by their new MD Lee Seward, who only joined the team in December but has already had a big impact on operations.
9 June 2020
Daimler Truck AG has consolidated all of its fuel cell ventures into one new company: Daimler Truck Fuel Cell GmbH & Co. KG.
4 June 2020
The order follows hard upon the firm’s use of two demonstration units over a number of months; Fleet Engineer Andy Marchant says the trucks’ fuel economy “sealed the deal.”
22 May 2020
Built for long-distance haulage and heavy-duty distribution, the Actros was recently voted Truck of the Year for the fifth time by the European commercial automotive press.
6 May 2020
As reported by the SMMT (Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders), there were more Mercedes-Benz Sprinter registrations than any other vehicle in the United Kingdom in April.
4 May 2020
The global transportation and logistics specialist began its relationship with the Mercedes-Benz Logistics Centre earlier this year and plans on a five-year term.
21 April 2020
The 50/50 partnership is part of the companies’ efforts to support Green Deal initiatives that hope to make Europe carbon-neutral by 2050.
30 March 2020
Initially introduced at the Entsorga waste management trade show in 1998, the Econic was designed to fuse the key characteristics of vehicles designed for work across different sectors into a single vehicle.
25 March 2020
The Sheffield-based haulier says it has utilised Mercedes-Benz vehicles for 25 years, citing reliability, fuel efficiency, strong aftersales support, and popularity among drivers.
17 March 2020
Liverpool expects the fleet, which is powered by 100% renewable biomethane, to cover 150,000 miles per year and reduce nitrogen oxide and carbon dioxide emissions by 90% and 80%, respectively.
9 March 2020
The haulage firm with depots in Forfar and Dundee added two new Actos 2551 tractor units to the eight already in their fleet.
6 March 2020
The new additions include eight refuse trucks and a vacuum tanker truck.
3 March 2020
Kier Rogers and his 28-year-old all-terrain Unimog U1700 spent three days delivering food and supplies and driving Hampton Bishop residents into and out of the flooded village.
28 February 2020
The 6x2 rigids come with 220-kW 7.7-litre engines, rear-steer axles, and Farid Hillend Engineering compactor bodywork.
26 February 2020
The Autosmart franchisee and cleaning products supplier based in Norwich, Norfolk, added bodywork from Drumack Coachworks of Northern Ireland.
24 February 2020
Wayne Edwards, the firm’s new head of business, is a longtime industry veteran who says he relishes the opportunity to finally represent the Mercedes-Benz marque.
13 February 2020
Joyce entered the transport industry in the 1970s as an apprentice technician and has served a number of roles at Mercedes-Benz UK since he arrived in 1995.
6 February 2020
The firm was chosen for its ability to meet demanding standards on turnaround time for vehicle service and repairs.
4 February 2020
The new Econic 2630L low-entry rigids are equipped with 299-horsepower 7.7-litre engines, six-speed Allison transmissions, rear-steer axles, and Farid Hillend Engineering compactor bodywork.
23 January 2020
Glencoe Plant Services, a plant and equipment hire specialist based in Chalfont St Giles, Buckinghamshire, recently chose a Mercedes-Benz Econic for their first skip loader.
16 January 2020
The new Econic 3235 L has a 7.7-litre, in-line six cylinder engine and a 12-speed Mercedes PowerShift 3 automated manual transmission, and hauls concrete in a Schwing Stetter drum.
15 January 2020
MD Tony World says the new Atego is more powerful and is “a nicer, more comfortable vehicle all round.”

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