European truck manufacturers have been hit with a record €2.9bn (£2.5bn) fine after they colluded for 14 years on truck pricing and on passing on the costs of compliance with emissions rules. The European Commission (EC) found that MAN, Volvo Group (parent company to Volvo Trucks and Renault Trucks), Mercedes-Benz parent Daimler, Iveco and Daf broke EU antitrust rules by forming a cartel to discuss the coordination of factory prices for trucks; timings for the introduction of emissions technology to comply […]
Scania will showcase a range of vehicles powered by alternative fuels and cabs suited to inner city applications at Freight in the City Expo tomorrow (6 November).
South East based Timber merchant Lawsons has taken delivery of its first CNG-powered vehicle, a 26-tonne Stralis NP.
Abbey Logistics made it a double whammy at last night’s MT Awards, picking up Haulier of the Year and Business Excellence Awards – also joining an exclusive club of just three other firms who have won Haulier of the Year twice. Innovations included the development of a twin-cargo trailer, capable of carrying liquid and palletised goods, and encouraging young people into the industry via their MD’s Think Logistics initiative. The judges said: “This company has a clear vision and knows […]