Mercedes-Benz Actros wins Boughey Distribution’s four-way shootout

30 Aug
Mercedes-Benz Actros 2545 at Boughey Distribution

A comprehensive three-month trial of trucks by four manufacturers ended with a decision by Cheshire-based Boughey Distribution to replace its fleet of tractor units with 100 new Mercedes-Benz Actros. The order went to Dealer Roanza Truck & Van, which has already supplied the first 25 trucks. All are Actros 2545 models with BigSpace cabs. Their [...]

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Second-generation Mercedes-Benz Actros engines set a new fuel standard

19 Aug
Mercedes-Benz Actros 2551 Bedworth

Temperature-controlled transport specialist Bedworth Haulage is reporting weekly savings on its fuel bill of up to £190 per unit from its latest Mercedes-Benz tractor units, compared to the Swedish-built trucks that form the backbone of its fleet. The Coventry-based operator says the four Actros 2551s are returning 10.5 mpg and more, which puts them some [...]

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FUSO Canter ticks all the boxes for MT Mills

9 Aug
Fuso Canter 3C13

The FUSO Canter’s rugged build quality and muscular towing capability persuaded Devon-based contractor MT Mills to invest in a trio of 3.5-tonners. Proprietor Mark Mills founded his business 20 years ago but this is the first time he has operated vehicles bearing FUSO’s three diamonds badge. MT Mills’ offices are in Newton Abbot and its [...]

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