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 […]
TNT Express has added two 15.65m longer semi-trailers to one of its trunking routes and plans to introduce more into its operation.
Knights of Old Group has purchased 12 new MAN TGX tractor units in a deal worth almost £1m.
The UK has secured a 12 month derogation for Euro 5 trucks, enabling operators to delay registration of new Euro 5 trucks until the end of 2014. Euro 5 trucks built before 30 September 2013 will be allowed to be stockpiled and registered up until the end of 2014, though all Euro 5 trucks built from October 2013 must be registered by the end of 2013. All vehicles built from January 2014 must conform to Euro 6. The derogation is […]