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 […]
Scania has taken the unusual step of introducing second-generation Euro-6 engines nine months before Euro-6 emissions legislation is fully implemented at the end of this year.
Bibby Distribution has had five MAN TGS LS tractive units converted into dual-fuel trucks using LPG for its work with Unipart Rail, in a move it suggested would save up to £200,000 of fuel and reduce CO2 emissions by 10% over the next five years.
Logistics firm Howard Tenens has put two 26-tonne rigid dedicated gas vehicles on the road, believed to be among the first to operate in the UK.