Michael Kamper took on the new role of UK MD of Mercedes-Benz Trucks when the truck importer restructured its commercial vehicle operation in January 2014. He describes his business as a “microcosm” of the factory in Stuttgart. “I have to raise the funds for the testing, purchasing, the route to market, sales force, in-service support and the remarketing of used vehicles,” Kamper says. “So it is a mirror image effectively, with one big difference – I don’t produce vehicles. But […]
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.