The UK’s first on-road HGV platooning trial will begin in spring next year with a convoy of three wirelessly connected DAF trucks driven in the first phase by the manufacturer’s engineers, Highways England has confirmed. If the first phase of the £8.5m government funded trial is a success a second phase will be launched in the latter half of 2019 which will see the platoon incorporated into DHL Supply Chain’s day-to-day delivery operations with specially trained company drivers operating the […]
Carlsberg UK has rolled out its new ‘hop leaf’ livery on 98 Daf trucks that have just entered operation.
DHL Supply Chain will insure itself while running autonomous trucks in the Transport Research Laboratory’s (TRL) £8.1m trial of platooning trucks in the UK.
DHL is “disappointed” that warehouse workers at its Thurrock site have voted to strike on 5 June in a dispute over pay and employment conditions.