Anders Nielsen took over as CEO of MAN Truck & Bus in September 2012, after 25 years at Scania, like MAN part of the Volkswagen group. There the Swede rose from managing gearbox production to a place on the board responsible for production and logistics. Despite initial concerns that the Euro-6 emissions standard would mean higher fuel consumption, MAN’s Euro-6 trucks are delivering excellent fuel consumption for operators, outperforming Euro-5 despite the extra exhaust treatment required. “We have the technology […]
DB Schenker has given the thumbs up to introducing truck platoons within its operation, after completing a seven month trial in live traffic of the technology.
Vehicle rental firm Ryder has relocated its Northampton operation to larger premises in the Swan Valley area.
Bibby Distribution has become the latest operator to commit to a fleet refresh, with MAN set to deliver a total of 450 TGX tractors to the business during the next 18 months. An initial 55 Euro-5 units have already entered service in the Bibby fleet, with 131 scheduled for delivery in September. The remaining 264 TGX 440s will be presented throughout 2013. All units are fitted with Microlise telematics, so by the end of next year the whole Bibby fleet […]