Chinese automotive group Zhejiang Geely Holding has purchased almost 10% of Daimler, just weeks after becoming the largest shareholder in truck manufacturer AB Volvo. This latest move is part of a strategy by the Chinese firm to compete with technology companies such as Tesla, Google and Uber in the development of electric vehicles. Announcing the deal, Li Shufu, Geely’s founder and main owner, said: “No current car industry player is likely to win this battle against the invaders from outside […]
Sainsbury’s unveiled a lorry featuring several safety features aimed at minimising collisions with cyclists and pedestrians at last month’s launch of London’s Safer Lorries Scheme consultation.
Ipswich-based Lombard Shipping has come full circle, replacing the first Mercedes-Benz Actros tractor units it acquired seven years ago with five new units.
Rapid growth at East Yorkshire bulk powder haulier Simon Gibson Transport has seen the firm strengthen its fleet with 51 new Volvo FH 6×2 tractor units.