Vehicle replacement program
28th May, 2012
Manx Independent Carriers and their Uk subsidiary Walter Edmundson (Haulage) Limited have recently taken delivery of three new MAN TGS tractor units. These are the final three vehciles to complete the changeover to the German manufacturer MAN.
MAN were chosen for the excellent fuel economy - over 9.5 mpg and that fact that the engines are sophisticated enough not to require Ad-Blue to achieve Euro 5 emission standards.
This major investment has seen the vehicles which were replaced being "retired" to the Isle of Man fleet as they pass 5 years old. This has the effect of significantly reducing the overall life of the entire fleet which reduces both fuel cost