Chinese automotive group Zhejiang Geely Holding has purchased almost 10% of Daimler, just weeks after becoming the largest shareholder in truck manufacturer AB Volvo. This latest move is part of a strategy by the Chinese firm to compete with technology companies such as Tesla, Google and Uber in the development of electric vehicles. Announcing the deal, Li Shufu, Geely’s founder and main owner, said: “No current car industry player is likely to win this battle against the invaders from outside […]
Whistl has added more than 100 new vans to its fleet in a deal worth £3m.
Middlesbrough-based multimodal haulier AV Dawson has taken delivery of four Actros 2545 trucks with 449hp straight-6 engines and StreamSpace cabs.
Miniclipper Logistics has taken delivery of nine new MAN TGX tractor units and two new Volvo FL5 12-tonne rigids from Dawsonrentals.