Ringway trials the UK’s first electric multi-purpose highway maintenance HGV truck

Highway maintenance contractor Ringway and its long-term strategic fleet partner Econ, have successfully trialled the first electric multi-purpose highway maintenance HGV truck in the UK. Econ has developed a new Electric Quick Change Body (E-QCB) system, built on the newly launched 19-tonne Volvo FE Electric 4×2 chassis.  The Econ E-QCB can be supplied with three […]

Econ to expand its operation with the development of new engineering facility

Gritter manufacturer, Econ, is to expand its operation further with the development of a new £7m engineering facility near Thirsk and create 50 new jobs. The family owned-business, based in North Yorkshire has bought a 24-acre site at Sowerby, 11-miles from its headquarters in Ripon. When completed, this new North Yorkshire base – which will […]


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