All new light commercial vehicles in Europe under 3.5t will have to be equipped to make an automatic call to emergency services in the event of an accident from 2015. The EU has legislated to introduce the system, called eCall, to all passenger cars and light commercial vehicles. The GPS-linked phone system will automatically dial 112 – Europe’s single emergency number – in the event of a serious accident, communicating the vehicle’s location to emergency services, even if the driver […]
The European Commission has launched what it terms an “in-depth” investigation into the proposed acquisition of TNT Express by FedEx.
Palletways is to launch services in the Czech Republic and Slovakia next month, a move that expands its services across 13 countries on the Continent.