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73 MAN vans for UK construction firm

Energy Assets Utilities (EAU), a multi-utility network construction company in the UK has ordered 73 MAN TGE to modernize its fleet.

Steven Lynch, Managing Director of EAU (Scotland) said: “These new vehicles are more energy efficient and include on-board systems that will improve both operational effectiveness and the safety of our people.”

Steven Lynch, Managing Director of EAU (Scotland) left, receives the keys to his new MAN TGEs from Robert Watson, TGE Regional Sales Manager MAN Truck & Bus UK Ltd.

The handover of the first MAN TGEs to Energy Assets Utilities took place in June, with 33 new vans being based at EAU’s Alva base in Scotland. They will be followed by a further 40 vehicles destined for operations in England and Wales. All in all the company’s commercial fleet embrace over 200 vehicles. The investment will support utility network construction at residential and commercial developments across Britain and reflects a customer commitment to invest in technology that drives reliability and quality. The key competence of Energy Assets Utilities is to take care of the gas, electricity, and water infrastructure of their customers.

The new MAN 3.5 tonne TGE diesel vehicles are energy efficient and equipped among others with incorporate navigation, along with reversing cameras, parking sensors and speed limiters. Energy Assets Utilities (EAU) new MAN fleet additions are all TGE 3.140 with standard wheelbase, high roof model and six-speed manual transmission. The first vehicles to enter service are Rear Wheel Drive models, however some Front Wheel Drive versions are currently in build.

Andrew Taylor, Head of Retail Sales – Van, MAN Truck and Bus UK, added: “Forming part of EAU’s business growth programme, the new vehicles will be maintained nationwide by the dedicated MAN Truck & Bus commercial vehicle dealer network. Our commitment to EAU, like all our customers, is to ensure we maximise vehicle uptime and deliver a robust, efficient and trustworthy fleet.”