Proposals to reduce the maximum noise limit of heavy trucks have been rejected by a plenary session in the European Parliament. Although MEPs in the EU Parliament’s Environment Committee approved a proposal in December that would see most newly registered heavy road-going trucks restricted over an eight-year period to a maximum of 79dB(A) with off-roaders limited to 80dB(A) – a 1dB(A) reduction on today’s levels – a subsequent plenary vote in early February left the current limits for such vehicles […]
Lubricants blender Exol Lubricants has increased its delivery fleet to 18 vehicles, following the addition of a new Euro-5 Scania unit.
Biscuit and cake manufacturer United Biscuits has estimated it will save 450,000 truck miles and reduce carbon emissions by 618 tonnes a year after extending the number of longer semi-trailers it runs from 20 to 62.
Scania is to appeal today’s €881m (£771m) fine from the European Commission (EC) over price-fixing, after refuting the findings.