Volkswagen has taken another step to integrate its MAN and Scania truck brands, creating a new holding company devoted solely to commercial vehicles. The new holding company is called simply ‘Truck & Bus Gmbh,’ neatly side-stepping the issue of brand priorities. It will be led by Andreas Renschler, formerly boss of Daimler’s truck business. He quit Daimler in January last year to join Volkswagen, but contractual terms meant he didn’t start work as VW’s management board member for commercial vehicles […]
Container operator Pentalver has added 52 new Scania R series tractor units to its road haulage fleet. The vehicles are to be split between its Cannock and Felixstowe operations, with 45 and seven vehicles going to each site respectively.
Operator EM Rogers saw its pre-tax profit soar last year in the wake of low fuel prices and a strong pound against the euro, but said the UK’s vote to leave the EU could now prove costly to its operation.