The European Commission (EC) has hit Scania with a €881m (£771m) fine after concluding that it broke EU antitrust rules. It means the commission has now levied fines approaching €3.8bn collectively against Europe’s major truck manufacturers. Last year it hit five manufacturers with a €2.9bn fine comprising Volvo Group, Mercedes-Benz parent Daimler, Iveco and DAF. MAN was found guilty of breaking EU antitrust rules also but was spared a fine due to its status as whistle-blower. Investigations had continued over […]
At this week’s multi-million euro launch of Renault Trucks’ complete new line up in Lyon, senior directors from its parent Volvo Group turned out to lend their support to this €2bn (£1.7bn) project to revitalise Renault’s ageing CV portfolio. These included Volvo Group president Olof Persson and he spoke to MT editor Steve Hobson.
Wincanton has ordered 100 new Mercedes-Benz Actros tractor units as part of its ongoing expansion plans.
Anders Nielsen took over as CEO of MAN Truck & Bus in September 2012, after 25 years at Scania, like MAN part of the Volkswagen group. There the Swede rose from managing gearbox production to a place on the board responsible for production and logistics.