Gnewt Cargo, the zero-emission final-mile delivery firm, has ordered an additional three Mercedes-Benz Vito E-CELL vans to work across central London on its TNT Express contract. The business ordered its first Vito E-CELL three months ago and has been impressed with the vehicle’s load volume and payload potential compared with other electric vans on its fleet, as well as positive feedback from drivers. Sam Clarke, Gnewt’s co-founder, said: “The Mercedes-Benz is a genuinely practical proposition with a very respectable range, […]
Gasrec has bet a small fortune on the future of natural gas as a road transport fuel. Chief executive Rob Wood tells Steve Hobson that the odds are moving in its favour. For those in the road transport industry with long memories, the era of gas-powered vehicles has dawned before – but proved to be false. Will things be different this time, as diesel is not only more expensive now but is being demonised for its carbon dioxide, particulate and […]
TNT Express has secured a three-year contract renewal with Volvo, covering the delivery of parts to factories and aftermarket dealers across Europe.
Stefan Buchner has been in charge of Mercedes-Benz Trucks since January 2013, taking over just 12 months before the introduction of Euro-6 – arguably the most significant change in emissions standards since the introduction of Euro-3 in 2006. Buchner has been with Daimler for almost 30 years, the first 20 in cars the last 10 in trucks, but until recently always working in procurement or production.