Mercedes-Benz launched its refreshed Actros in Berlin last week (6 September). Although it features similar exterior styling to its predecessor, the latest truck stands out for what it does not have: exterior mirrors. Instead, the flagship truck features a MirrorCam instead, something the manufacturer claims improves fuel efficiency too. The headline fuel economy improvement figure is up to 5%, but that’s only on rural routes. On motorways the improvements are likely to be up to 3%. The savings have been […]
The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) is about to enter the final stage of its investigation into Mercedes-Benz and five vehicle dealerships over suspected breaches of the Competition Act in the distribution of commercial vehicles. The investigation, launched in 2010, relates to five separate alleged infringements between March 2007 and January 2010, each of them involving two or three dealers, and two of them also involving Mercedes-Benz. Apart from Mercedes UK parent Daimler UK, and ultimate parent Daimler AG, the […]
Thermo King is partnering with Mercedes-Benz AG to create a fully electric, refrigerated Mercedes-Benz eSprinter van for final mile delivery of pharmaceuticals and medicines.
Maritime Transport saw pre-tax profit rise almost 10% year-on-year despite the collapse of “significant customer” Hanjin Shipping last year.