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No More Truck Taillifts for Ross & Bonnyman

After nearly forty years of making taillifts for commercial vehicles, Scotland-based Ross & Bonnyman Limited will no longer make commercial vehicle tail lifts. The company will continue to manufacture ambulance lifts, yard lifts, lifting decks and other specialised engineered products. The spare parts business will be taken over by Ratcliff Palfinger and the operation will … Continue reading “No More Truck Taillifts for Ross & Bonnyman”

New ATF Truck MoT Sites

Scania Truck dealer Keltruck Ltd gain VOSA approval for three Approved Testing Facility sites at West Bromwich Head Office, Burton on Trent and Worksop following conversions to existing property. From October 2010 vehicle operators can contact Keltruck Ltd to arrange their mandatory annual vehicle testing. Keltruck management team have worked very closely with VOSA over … Continue reading “New ATF Truck MoT Sites”

Mercedes-Benz Head Office Raided by OFT

The Office of Fair Trade (OFT) is investigating “suspected cartel activity” involving leading truck manufacturers in Britain. The Mercedes-Benz offices in Milton Keynes have been raided as part of the investigation, said an OFT spokesman, and one person has been detained in connection with the case has since been released on police bail. The OFT … Continue reading “Mercedes-Benz Head Office Raided by OFT”

Actros Edition Black Liner/White Liner: Mercedes-Benz Actros at its best

The Actros Edition Black Liner and White Liner is the most exclusive and attractive form of star-branded long-distance truck. On the outside perfectly attired, from the metallic paintwork to the decorative stripe, and inside perfectly equipped, from special leather seats to Active Brake Assist, the new Mercedes-Benz Actros Edition showcases the brand. Actros Edition Exterior: … Continue reading “Actros Edition Black Liner/White Liner: Mercedes-Benz Actros at its best”

Commercial Motor Dealer Chooses Trucklocator.co.uk

A large dealer in heavy Commercial Motors based in South East London has recently opened an account with trucklocator.co.uk. Chris Hodge Commercial Limited, with more than 300 trucks in stock at their Greenwich base is delighted with the response that he receives, “Now the account has been up and running, I am receiving hundreds of … Continue reading “Commercial Motor Dealer Chooses Trucklocator.co.uk”

DAF four-cylinder LF models with EEV engines as standard

From spring 2008, EEV compliant engines have been available as an option across the DAF Range. From the beginning of January next year, all models of the LF Range – often used for urban and city centre applications – which are powered by the PACCAR FR 4.5 litre four-cylinder engine will be EEV compliant as … Continue reading “DAF four-cylinder LF models with EEV engines as standard”