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Northern Platforms signs up for a new Mercedes Atego

The dependable performance of its Mercedes trucks, coupled with positive feedback from their drivers, helps to keep Northern Platforms and Stagings at the top of its game. So, when the Aberdeenshire scaffolder needed another 7.5-tonner, its first call was to the manufacturer’s representative in the north of Scotland. The new Atego is the fourth that the Peterhead-based firm has purchased from BLS Truck and Van since the dealer’s appointment in 2018. Truck is an 816 variant with ClassicSpace S-cab Like its predecessors, the truck is an 816 variant with ClassicSpace S-cab and a 5.1-litre engine that produces 156 hp and is paired with a smooth and fuel-efficient Mercedes PowerShift 3 automated manual transmission.  Its platform body was built in Mirfield by Advance Commercial Bodie...[Read More]