Mercedes-Benz has confirmed it is working on an 8×4 Euro-6 version of its low entry Econic cab, which that would be suitable for some urban construction applications where the improved visibility of vulnerable road users such as cyclists is an issue. Michael Kamper, UK MD of Mercedes-Benz Trucks, told MT at the IAA Commercial Vehicle Show in Hannover this week that the company was in talks with leading construction logistics operators and he was confident an Econic 8×4 would sell […]
The inaugural Freight in the City Expo held on 27 October 2015 at London’s Alexandra Palace brought together experts in the field of urban logistics as well as the latest technology to enable sustainable city deliveries. The expo comprised a series of seminars focusing on clean, safe and quiet and efficient themes, showcasing vehicles, technology and operational systems for urban areas. “We must remember that freight and logistics is the lifeblood of this country,” said TfL MD of surface transport […]
Commercial vehicle rental company Fraikin has made its biggest annual purchase of rental vehicles in a decade, with a three-phase order plan worth £13m for 2015 already underway.
Mercedes-Benz Trucks UK has recruited Ross Davies (pictured) as head of district management and connectivity, marking a return to the UK after 10 years in the Middle East.