Northside’s New Actros Shows Impressive MPG

9.3MPG out of the box for New Actros

After just a week on the road, Eurovision Logistics’s New Actros has already proved significantly more fuel-efficient than other tractor units used by the Hull-based operator on similar work. Managing Director Dominic Yeardley said: “Experience tells me that a truck needs a few thousand kilometres under its belt before the fuel figures start to look […]

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UK’s First New Actros rigid from Rossetts Commercials

New Actros Rigid - First in UK

Britain’s first Mercedes-Benz New Actros rigid has taken to the road in the traditional colours of family-owned haulier Arthur Spriggs & Sons thanks to Surrey and Sussex dealer Rossetts Commercials. Powered by a 450hp Euro 6 engine, the 26-tonner is now making general deliveries from the company’s base in Tewkesbury, where it has lined up […]

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Clever cruise control For New Mercedes Actros

New Actros on Predictive Cruise

A cruise control system that can “see ahead” is about to go live. Predictive Power Control, now available in the new Mercedes-Benz Actros, reduces fuel consumption by an additional 3%, according to Mercedes-Benz. Because the system is knows the ups and downs of the road ahead, it is able to respond in a way that […]

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First New Mercedes Actros Rolls off Production Line

New Actros coming off production line

At a flamboyant press event in the largest truck factory in the world, Mercedes-Benz drove off in the first of their new Actros trucks made on the production line. Driven by Daimler CEO Dr. Dieter Zetsche, such was his excitement after his EU2bn investment so far, he was somewhat over-eager on the go pedal and […]

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