February 2017

Mercedes-Benz Actros Fuel Challenger wins its place in HPH fleet.

HPH is running its first Mercedes-Benz trucks, after an Actros Fuel Challenger trounced the operator’s fleet favourite and a vehicle by a third manufacturer. Learn more

February 2017

Mercedes-Benz Actros rises to Prestons of Potto’s Fuel Challenge.

A winning performance at the pumps from a Mercedes-Benz Fuel Challenger demonstration unit convinced high-profile haulier Prestons of Potto to invest in 12 new tractors. Learn more

July 2016

Mercedes-Benz Actros are ‘black magic’ for start-up HNC Transport.

Nathan Chambers and Hannah Doolan grew up around the family transport business and its fleet of Swedish-built trucks, but when launching their own Manchester-based company the brother and sister team decided to set themselves apart with five Mercedes-Benz tractor units. Learn more

February 2016

Nestlé celebrates a 150-year milestone with more, fuel-efficient Mercedes-Benz Actros.

So taken was Nestlé UK with the eye-catching appearance of its first seven Mercedes-Benz Actros tractor units that it promptly switched from its previous white colour scheme to a new, metallic silver livery which complements their stylish good looks. Learn more

January 2016

Actros efficiency drives Owens Group’s switch to Mercedes-Benz.

Impressive fuel returns from a ‘seed’ vehicle, coupled with competitive contract hire rates and the promise of first-class back-up from Dealer Euro Commercials, prompted Owens Group to invest in nine new Mercedes-Benz Actros tractor units. Learn more

December 2015

Chamberlain Transport Limited – Crewe, Cheshire.

Chamberlain Transport Limited, a family owned haulage and distribution business, established in 1954, prides itself on its efficiency and “Dedication to Quality”. Managing Director, Simon Chamberlain, said: “Over the years we've operated a few different vehicle marques and were delighted to be part of the Fuel Challenger program. The Mercedes-Benz Actros seems to have an established reputation for being frugal and after our two week trial, our findings certainly lived up to the promises made. You'll see a few new Actros join the Chamberlain fleet soon.”

November 2015

AFS Haulage Ltd – Hampshire, Southampton.

With over 25 years’ experience, AFS Haulage Ltd is one of the South’s most established and respected hauliers. Andy Seagrave, Managing Director AFS Haulage Ltd, said: “We’d heard and seen a lot of glowing reports surrounding Actros and when Mercedes-Benz approached us we naturally put a vehicle to test. Initially the drivers waxed lyrical about the high levels of comfort and the overall driving experience and when we started gathering the fuel data we saw a 14.5% improvement over our existing vehicle. From this trial we’ve ordered two vehicles, both with ABA3, for arrival in December”.

August 2015

Seed’ vehicle bears fruit as Mercedes-Benz wins landmark Blakemore order.

An impressive 12-month trial of a Mercedes-Benz Actros unit convinced SPAR distributor Blakemore Logistics to place its first orders for trucks bearing the three-pointed star. Learn more

June 2015

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

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. Learn more