The DfT remains fully committed to conducting a lorry platoon trial this year on UK roads, despite Daimler’s announcement this week that the commercial benefits of the technology appear negligible. Speaking at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week Martin Daum, CEO of Daimler Trucks and Buses, said that while Daimler remains committed to developing autonomous trucks, the company has decided to shelve its platooning R&D programme. This came after thousands of miles of real world testing had […]
Former assistant whip Claire Perry MP has taken over responsibility for freight and logistics at the DfT.
The road haulage industry boosted its efficiency last year, according to new statistics from the DfT.
Deputy London mayor for environment and energy, Shirley Rodriguez, has pledged her support to the drive towards lower emission commercial vehicles.