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11 November 2020
Hayfields Dairy of Audlem has found its new U430 to be a versatile, powerful replacement for a lesser truck and a tractor.
2 November 2020
The two trucks—one a hook loader and the other a tipper-grab unit—are powered by 10.7-litre, 389-horsepower engines and feature ClassicSpace M Cabs and 12-speed PowerShift 3 automated manual gearboxes.
27 October 2020
Supplied by Orwell Truck & Van, the new Econic 6x2 trucks are equipped with 7.7-litre, 295-horsepower engines and Allison six-speed transmissions.
26 October 2020
The new Actros, one of just 400 Edition 1 trucks, is powered by a 617-horsepower engine and benefits from Benz’s Active Brake Assist 5 and Predictive Powertrain Control technologies, as well as the MirrorCam system.
22 October 2020
The new trucks are outfitted with Massey Truck Engineering bodywork and Hiab 145DLL-1 HiPro long-boom cranes.
21 October 2020
Supplied by City West Commercials, the new trucks are equipped with 7.7-litre, 299-horsepower engines and Dennis Eagle Olympus Twin Pack compaction bodies.
21 October 2020
The Burton-on-Trent-based firm specified their new Actros with new Direct Vision regulations “very much in mind,” says Transport Supervisor Paul Howlett.
7 October 2020
The county has been working with Mercedes-Benz and Rygor Commercials Fleet Sales Manager Jeremy Price for many years, and has found the trucks to be very reliable.
30 September 2020
Updated with such features as the MirrorCam system, Active Brake Assist 5, and Mercedes-Benz’s Multimedia Cockpit, the Arocs is safer, more versatile, and easier to operate than ever.
29 September 2020
The trucks will be produced at the Wörth plant in Germany, followed in 2022 by eEconic trucks designed specifically for municipal use.
28 September 2020
The system provides the Actros with SAE Level 2 automated driving and can help with acceleration, braking, maintaining distance between vehicles, and, in some cases, steering.
28 September 2020
The truck maker says it will only produce 400 of these distinctive trucks and that orders will open in January 2021.
22 September 2020
The 450-horsepower truck is loaded with cutting-edge safety and efficiency features, and Downes Transport says that so far, it is a mile-and-a-half per gallon ahead of the firm’s previous-generation Actros trucks.
16 September 2020
James Burrell was one of the first Mercedes-Benz customers in the UK to get their hands on a new Arocs back in October; today the firm runs five identical Arocs crane trucks, and have ordered six more.
11 September 2020
Sadique has been a Mercedes-Benz customer for more than 30 years and is chairman of Sparshatt Truck & Van, a Mercedes-Benz dealer his ownership group purchased in 2018.
13 August 2020
The truck offers the flexibility of pairing with either a beavertail trailer or a demountable dropside body for heightened manoeuvrability.
6 August 2020
The Sheffield-based company’s MD Scott Reynolds took one for a spin at a Northside Truck & Van event and came away impressed.
4 August 2020
The new facility is set to open this October and will feature a 650-square-metre parts department, a 1,580-m3 drive-through workshop, and 19 service bays.
30 July 2020
As the owner of a small firm in a crowded market, owner Geoff Woodcock decided he needed to make a splash, so he splashed out on a top-shelf Actros tractor unit.
28 July 2020
Some of C&D South West’s drivers expressed concern at transitioning from traditional mirrors to the Mercedes-Benz MirrorCam system, but the haulier reports that MirrorCam has won them over.
24 July 2020
Transport and Logistics Manager Katie Blowes says that even drivers who initially had reservations about using MirrorCam have been won over and are less fatigued at the end of their shifts.
23 July 2020
The firm says the truck’s five-star Direct Vision Standard rating from Transport for London factored heavily in their purchase decision.
23 July 2020
“If I’d known Unimogs were this good I would have bought one years ago,” says Finney.
22 July 2020
The Kent-based logistics and transport specialists bought their first Mercedes-Benz trucks following a successful stint with a 530-horsepower Actros demonstrator unit with a GigaSpace cab.
22 July 2020
These additions are part of a £200 million investment designed to increase DPD’s next-day parcel delivery capacity.

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