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Henk van Leuven is to replace Chris Thorney-Croft Smith as managing director of Iveco in the UK.
Sainsbury’s has taken delivery of forty 3.5 tonne Mercedes reefers and has another fifty on order.
The Renault Maxity will be available in the UK from March 2007, following a new distribution deal signed by Renault Trucks and Nissan.
Renault Trucks is releasing a new version of its Mascott van with a Euro4 DXi 3 engine of 130 and 150 hp and a new gearbox, rear drive axle and braking system.
Renault has released bio-fuel versions of the Trafic and Master vans, but wants incentives on the fuel before launching them in the UK.
Renault is targeting the small van sector with revamped versions of the Clio and Kangoo.
Smeg, the Italian manaufacturer of white goods, has purchased eight new Mercedes Atego rigids to help deliver to retailers and customers around the UK.
KN Drinks Logistics has taken delivery of 149 Iveco Stralis Active Time tractors. The
Iveco has launched a new version of its Daily van. The Daily is aimed at transport professionals and, like a truck, is built on a steel chassis enabling it to come in some 3,000 different configurations from vans to chassis-cabs and mini-buses.