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 […]
Government and local authorities have been urged not to “demonise diesel” but to develop a national framework instead to encourage the take up of modern, clean diesel trucks. The call came at a conference on air quality held by vehicle manufacturers’ association the SMMT.
Mercedes-Benz Trucks is to put the eActros into everyday trials with operators within the next few weeks, the manufacturer said today (21 February).
Shropshire-based Maiden’s of Telford has added 16 MANs to its fleet, and plans to double its warehouse’s capacity this year as business confidence continues to soar in the local area.