Truck manufacturers have responded to the combined €2.9bn (£2.5bn) fine they were issued by the European Commission (EC) yesterday (19 July). Five manufacturers were hit with the largest fine the EC has ever imposed for a cartel after it found that they had colluded for 14 years on truck prices and the timing of, and passing on the costs of, the introduction of emissions technology. Mercedes-Benz parent Daimler, which was hit with a €1bn fine, said it regretted what had […]
Stefan Buchner has been in charge of Mercedes-Benz Trucks since January 2013, taking over just 12 months before the introduction of Euro-6 – arguably the most significant change in emissions standards since the introduction of Euro-3 in 2006. Buchner has been with Daimler for almost 30 years, the first 20 in cars the last 10 in trucks, but until recently always working in procurement or production.
Fresh produce wholesaler Peter Broughton has taken delivery of nine Euro-5 trucks supplied under derogation: a mix of Mercedes-Benz and Fuso Canters.
Scania has developed an updated Customer Satisfaction Index (CSI) system to help managers improve network performance and response times to customer queries.