UPS will be the first commercial partner of Daimler-owned Fuso’s electric eCanter truck, which was officially launched in New York today. Production of the truck, which has a 100km range and 3-tonne payload, began in Portugal earlier this year. Daimler hopes to deliver 500 eCanter units to businesses in the US, Europe and Japan in the next two years, before ramping up production in 2019. UPS president of global fleet maintenance and engineering Carlton Rose spoke at the global launch […]
Truck manufacturers have responded to the combined €2.9bn (£2.5bn) fine they were issued by the European Commission (EC) yesterday (19 July).
The European Commission (EC) said the aborted UPS and TNT merger would have increased prices and would not have been challenged enough by other carriers. The regulator officially blocked the merger from taking place on 30 January, claiming it would have restricted competition for express delivery between European countries in 15 nations. It also said that the acquisition would have reduced the number of “significant players” to two in some countries, which it claimed would have “likely harmed customers by […]