Low Entry Trucks News Archive

Most skips are used in urban environments and the truck used to deliver and collect them can travel further than most dustcarts – with drivers in an out of the…

Totally Local Company Limited (TLC) had an exacting set of requirements for its latest trucks, and a pair of Mercedes-Benz Econics met or exceeded every one of them. The Stockport-based…

Mercedes has a goal in sight – which usually means the company will achieve it.  They are in the final stages of testing their electric Econic for refuse applications and…

Expect to see more trucks of this type appearing on our streets – low entry cabs are better for the driver and crew and better for pedestrians thanks to the…

The workshop is familiar with them, they are reliable over a ten-year working life, but the key factor in Moray council choosing four new Econics was the safety features. All…

It makes perfect sense for a council to buy the truck that is safest to use – especially when the truck is involved with erecting safety cones and other traffic…

First Scania launched the City Safe window which was fitted in the passenger door of its low-entry L-Series cab.  Now the L-Series benefits from an optional ‘Scania City Door’ –…

Greener Ealing is a brand new trading company belonging to Ealing Council (West London) and has commissioned 32 Econic refuse collection vehicles as part of a major investment in new…

The most impressive piece of news is that local councils are actually investing in infrastructure for providing services to the residents of the borough. Many councils will outsource the work…

Scania has embarked on its electric journey with the trucks most used for local distribution and municipal roles – the P – Series and low entry cabbed L-Series. The company…