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Clancy boosts fleet with first Euro 6 Iveco 8×4 rigids04 February 2016

The vehicles were all specified with Iveco’s 360bhp Cursor 9 engine, delivering up to 1,650 Nm of torque in between 1,200 and 1,500 rpm, and driving through the ZF EuroTronic automated gearbox. Thompsons is building the bodies for the whole order, with each car being equipped with an HMF truck-mounted crane. The brand-new additions likewise have custom on-board cam security systems and audible caution systems. “We examined Euro 6 solutions from a number of producers, however felt Iveco’s Hi-SCR [high-efficiency careful catalytic reduction] system stuck out for providing a less complicated and yet a highly effective approach,” discusses Clancy director Bernie Stack. “We have become familiar with taking pleasure in hassle-free performance from our Iveco drivelines, so understanding the Hi-SCR innovation has actually followed the very same development course as earlier Iveco Euro 4 and Euro 5 engines held strong appeal.” The trucks sign up with a fleet of more than 60 Iveco Trakker 8x4s and are expected to be in service for 4 or 5 years, clocking up 35,000 miles each year. Maintenance, maintenance and warranty work will be performed at Clancy’s authorised internal Iveco workshops. The rest of the order will be delivered in the very first quarter of 2016 from Iveco dealership Northern Commercials. Clancy Plant Hire has actually taken shipment of the first of a 33-strong order for Iveco Trakker 8×4 rigids– the very first Euro 6 eight-wheelers to go into the operator’s fleet. The automobiles were all defined with Iveco’s 360bhp Cursor 9 engine, delivering up to 1,650 Nm of torque between 1,200 and 1,500 rpm, and driving through the ZF EuroTronic automated gearbox. Thompsons is developing the bodies for the whole order, with each vehicle being equipped with an HMF truck-mounted crane. The new additions also have bespoke on-board electronic camera security systems and audible caution systems. “We assessed Euro 6 options from a variety of manufacturers, however felt Iveco’s Hi-SCR [high-efficiency careful catalytic decrease] …
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January prelim truck orders ‘ugly’ but not suprising

Initial files reveal North American Class 8 truck production took an anticipated tumble in January, going against a softening economy and some extremely hard to match results from a year back. At 18,200 units in January, Class 8 net orders were down 48 % against a strong January 2015, according to ACT Research. Furthermore, January volume was off 35 % versus a much better than expected December. January’& rsquo; s orders are the 2nd least expensive consumption given that mid-2012. “& ldquo; Economic reports during January were broadly frustrating, with industrial-related data points especially soft,” & rdquo; stated Kenny Vieth, ACT’& rsquo; s President and Senior Expert. “& ldquo; Continuous weak point in the freight extensive manufacturing sector remained to weigh on capability usage following a year in which Class 8 tractor retail sales fell simply except an all-time record. As a result of the soft supply-demand environment, the uninspired Class 8 order trend that started in late 2015 continued into 2016.” & rdquo; Popular NowKenworth adds mid-roof sleeper option to T880FMCSA, CVSA and tread depthCanadian automobile hauler seals new Teamsters deal The slow however steady pattern that has actually remained in proof for the past a number of years continued with January’& rsquo; s medium-duty orders, ACT reported. While down 19 % from December’& rsquo; s above-trend order volume, January’& rsquo; s Classes 5-7 net orders increased nearly 3 % compared with a year-ago to 18,200 units. On a seasonally adjusted basis, however, ACT puts the decrease at only 10 % from December and virtually exactly in-line with the 12-month order average of 19,300 units/month, Vieth added. FTR’& rsquo; s preliminary data programs January Class 8 truck net orders slipping back to 18,062 units, and the research company explained that net Class 8 orders for 5 of the last eight months were below 20,000 with a monthly average for the period of 21,200 units. Since September, order activity has been “& ldquo; unusually volatile” & rdquo; with the minimum monthly swing more tha …
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