SCANIA CLAIMS FLEET TRUCK OF THE YEAR AWARD 2016

The Scania R450LA 6X2/2MNA Topline has been voted the Fleet Truck of the Year at the annual Export and Freight Transport and Logistics Awards.

The manufacturer was presented with the coveted award, sponsored by SDC Trailers Ltd and Close Brothers Commercial Finance at a ceremony held at the Ramada Hotel in Belfast. Attended by over 500 representatives of the transport an logistics sector - making it the biggest event of its kind in Ireland.

The Scania R450LA beat off competition from the DAF XF, Iveco Eurocargo 180E25, Renault Range T480 and the MAN TGX 26.560 XXL.

The judges said they recognised Total Cost of Ownership strength of the Scania R450LA, with fuel economy, residual value and reliability being hailed as pillars of the brand.