Mercedes-Benz Commercial Vehicles MD Ian Jones has retired with immediate effect. In a statement the Executive Board of Mercedes-Benz UK says it wants to offer Jones “best wishes for the future”. Under Jones’s reign the Sprinter won the Motor Transport Award for Fleet Van of the Year for four consecutive years. The firm adds that under Jones’s leadership Mercedes-Benz Commercial Vehicles had “a number of notable successes, including putting Mercedes-Benz on the top spot for the UK tractor market”. A […]
Daimler is pulling the plug on its platooning programme after its real world trials delivered disappointing fuel savings due to traffic frequently interrupting the flow of the platoon.
Vehicle rental firm Ryder has ordered 400 new tractor units to refresh its current fleet, along with 350 new trailers.