The latest truck features from our team

Feature 1 month ago

More than a Mercedes 814

In ‘more than a’, we look at ordinary vehicles that have been converted into something extraordinary. Here we catch up with Dean from House Box, a restoration and conversion company based on the edge of Glastonbury, Somerset to see what they did with a Mercedes 814.
4 Ways to Keep the Cost of Your Fleet Down Feature 1 year ago

4 Ways to Keep the Cost of Your Fleet Down

Regardless of what business you operate or are a part of, the balancing between safer business practices and the associated costs can be difficult. In the haulage industry, there’s often a divide between managing your fleet to ensure that it is safe and trying to keep costs low so that it doesn’t cost you more than your business can afford.
Feature 1 year ago

This Truck Was “Born To Run”

What would you expect Bruce Springsteen and trucks to have in common? To be honest, this isn’t a question we had ever thought of asking. That all changed when we set eyes on Ralf Ekdahl's Mercedes-Benz truck.
From Trauma Surgeon to Trucker Feature 1 year ago

From Trauma Surgeon to Trucker

Omar Husainov's life was once geared toward becoming a doctor, with a degree obtained and training laid before him to become a trauma surgeon. In 1991, all of that changed dramatically with the civil war beginning.
The Secrets To An Economic Driving Style Revealed By Expert Truck Trainer Feature 1 year ago

The Secrets To An Economic Driving Style Revealed By Expert Truck Trainer

Driving economically is essential for anyone driving trucks. With exceptional high mpg rates, it’s common for trucks to burn through fuel and create expensive maintenance costs. Thankfully, one of the head truck trainers at Mercedes-Benz - Chris Keen - has revealed his tips for a more economical driving style.
Britain continues to face a shortage of qualified lorry drivers, with an estimated 45,000 additional HGV operators needed to tackle the shortfall and relieve pressure across the industry. Despite the high level of demand for truckers, only around 20,000 people are entering the profession each year. Most of these are men. Feature 4 years ago

Women needed to help tackle UK truck driver crisis

Britain continues to face a shortage of qualified lorry drivers, with an estimated 45,000 additional HGV operators needed to tackle the shortfall and relieve pressure across the industry. Despite the high level of demand for truckers, only around 20,000 people are entering the profession each year. Most of these are men.