Miniclipper Logistics has taken delivery of nine new MAN TGX tractor units and two new Volvo FL5 12-tonne rigids from Dawsonrentals. The trucks, replacements for Euro-5 vehicles, are fitted with Microlise fleet management systems with forward-facing cameras linked to the system. Miniclipper fleet director Dave Lightfoot said: “We did put telematics on our fleet a number of years ago, but expect this to be a major improvement.” He added that he expected to see a reduction in fuel consumption and […]
DHL Supply Chain has won a three-year renewal with Ford to manage the manufacturer’s Fleet Demonstrator programme, which grants customers an extended test drive period with the vehicles.
Asda has said it anticipates saving a million litres of diesel a year from 50 new dual-fuel trucks it began taking delivery of last week.
Roger Alm has succeeded Claes Nilsson as president of Volvo Trucks and as a member of Volvo Group’s executive board.