Yusen Logistics UK has upgraded its fleet in a move aimed at reducing emissions, improving driver safety and boosting customer service levels. The company has purchased 45 new Renault Range-T tractor units and 50 new MAN TGX 460 series tractor units. They will join Yusen’s 250-strong fleet of Renault, MAN, DAF and Scania trucks by the end of January. The new trucks, which come just one year after Yusen Logistics UK acquired automotive parts logistics specialist Transfreight, also include telematics, […]
The TRATON group, which includes Scania and MAN, believes the EU’s target of cutting carbon emissions from heavy trucks over 16 tonnes by 15% by 2025 can be achieved largely with conventional engine technology but the much tougher target of a 30% reduction by 2030 will require significant sales of alternative drive trains, mainly battery electric.
XPO Logistics has added a further 100 trucks and 78 trailers to its fleet – bringing its total vehicle parc in the UK primarily dedicated to specific customer contracts to 1,747 vehicles and 3,144 trailers.