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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.”
9 January 2020
The Lincolnshire logistics, warehousing, and distribution firm reports that they are pleased with the trucks and the support they have received thus far from dealerpoint Sparshatt Truck & Van of Teynham, Kent.
3 January 2020
The firm’s drivers say the system provides much better visibility, especially when cornering and reversing; Mercedes-Benz adds that the system’s compact camera housings produce an estimated 1.5% fuel savings.
30 December 2019
Mercedes-Benz says that of the 400 Actros Edition 1 trucks produced, “only 35 will reach the domestic market,” making it a truly limited-edition flagship model for Wrings.
23 December 2019
Provided by City West Commercials and Refuse Vehicle Solutions, the new 26-tonne low-entry truck is equipped with a single-compartment Dennis Eagle Olympus compacting body and a Dennis Eagle lift.
20 December 2019
The new trucks replaced several older models that weren’t compliant with current emissions standards, giving the refuse service a much smaller environmental impact.
18 December 2019
This truck represents the ninth Mercedes-Benz vehicle in the haulage firm’s 16-vehicle fleet; MD Paul Lomas says the truck “has barely stopped working since it landed.”
2 December 2019
Coventry City Council has taken delivery of a batch of Mercedes-Benz Econic refuse collection vehicles from dealer Midlands Truck & Van.
2 December 2019
Dealer MBNI Truck & Van has supplied fuel haulier P Ferguson & Sons with a pair of 4x2 Mercedes-Benz Arocs 1832 18-tonne rigids.
21 November 2019
Doccombe Global Logistics has commissioned one of the UK’s first new-generation Actros rigids, a 26-tonner supplied by dealer Marshall Truck & Van.
14 November 2019
GVA Trees is using its new Mercedes-Benz Unimog to support the management of habitats for declining wild bee populations.
7 November 2019
Hatfield, Hertfordshire-based Lightning Packaging Supplies has taken delivery of two new Mercedes-Benz Atego 7.5-tonners.

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