Win A Euro VI Truck With Michelin

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One lucky Michelin customer will find themselves behind the wheel of a brand new Euro VI 6×2 tractor unit this year, with no purchase, hire, lease or repair & maintenance costs to pay for three years. Michelin is giving away* a three year lease of a new truck up to the value of £60,000 as […]

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Sales Start For Volvo FH16 Euro 6

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Sales of the Volvo FH16 Euro 6 are now under way, and with up to 750hp and 3500 Nm of torque it retains its position as the strongest truck in the world. The latest model comes equipped with a new generation of 16-litre engines producing a choice of 750, 650 or 550hp – all conforming to […]

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Euro 6 Crafter Range Introduced

Euro 6 VW Crafter

The introduction of Euro 6 engines to the Crafter range will see it become one of cleanest and most refined vehicles in its class. Volkswagen’s Euro 6 range is offered on selected Crafter models with EU kerbweights between 2,355 kg and 2,815 kg in medium and long wheelbases. Available with Volkswagen’s 2.0-litre TDI engine with […]

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Imperial’s New Euro 6 DAF XF Take to the Road

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Stardes, the concert tour and event industries specialist, has put its first Euro 6 tractor unit into service. And in line with the company’s practice of giving its trucks the names of famous steam locomotives they’ve called it ‘The Flying Dutchman’. David Steinberg, who set up Stardes with his wife Sue in 1982, says that […]

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MAN Reveal Euro 6 Pricing

Des Evans: “If the TGX is double-shifted, it costs just £5 an hour – what other ‘man’ would work for less than the minimum wage?”

At a recent press conference MAN released limited details of their Euro 6 pricing.  MAN’s UK ‘direct sales’ approach is unlike other dealer networks – the whole sales team is directly employed by MAN.  This gives the company greater control over the pricing than those manufacturers relying on a network of private capital dealers. There […]

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Euro 6 and EU Truck Length Proposals – (Un)Joined Up Thinking

The complete new Volvo Trucks Range at Euro 6 inside 8 months

This month will see the launch of the complete Renault Trucks product range. There are preview pictures here for those readers good at looking through the camouflage manufacturers use these days to hide the appearance of the new trucks. This launch leaves just Isuzu still to reveal their new Euro 6 line up, although the […]

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Des Evans – MAN CEO – “Swap Electric Vehicle Grants for Euro 6 Truck Grants” – VIEWPOINT

Des Evans, MAN CEO

MAN CEO, Des Evans believes that Government Grants are the way to get the truck industry moving again…. “While I am delighted so many operators and dealers are battling successfully with this seemingly never-ending recession, I am also conscious of the latest market registration figures from the SMMT. In the first four months of 2013, […]

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New Euro 6 Mercedes Sprinter out of the Blocks

Euro 6 Mercedes Sprinter Launched

Mercedes-Benz’s new Sprinter has been launched, not only with updated Euro 6 engines, but also comes with five new safety systems and a new front end. Mercedes-Benz are the first company to reveal their Euro 6 van, but the focus on safety features comes as the company has to defend the Euro NCAP rating of […]

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First new XF comes off the production line

His Royal Highness the Prince of Orange (R) and (L) DAF Trucks' president Harrie Schippers

The Prince of Orange officially started production of the new DAF XF today (Wednesday April 3rd). DAF has invested a billion euros to develop a new Euro 6 vehicle range and to prepare its production facilities in Eindhoven in the Netherlands and Westerlo in Belgium for the new generation of trucks. The new emissions legislation […]

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MC TRUCK & BUS SELLS UK’S FIRST EURO-6 VOLVO FH

First UK Euro 6 Volvo FH

An order for the first Euro-6 Volvo truck in the UK has been placed by World Courier (UK) Ltd. The truck, which is being supplied through Essex to Dorset-based Volvo dealer, MC Truck & Bus, is a new FH 4×2 tractor powered by the Euro-6 D13K-460 diesel. It will be the third Volvo tractor unit […]

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