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 […]
DFDS will be the first operator to use autonomous vehicle, Vera, in a delivery operation on public roads, Volvo Trucks’ has said.
Leicester-based Premier Logistics has bought five New Actros units with BigSpace cabs from its local branch of Midlands Mercedes-Benz dealer Mertrux.
Fresh produce wholesaler Peter Broughton has taken delivery of nine Euro-5 trucks supplied under derogation: a mix of Mercedes-Benz and Fuso Canters.