Felix Kybart, vice president of alternative drives at MAN Truck & Bus, will speak at next month’s Microlise Transport Conference on the topic of how alternative fuels can change the rules of the logistics game. Kybart’s address, The Clean Revolution – How eMobility Changes Urban Logistics, will provide an outlook on the electrification of commercial vehicles. The presentation will examine issues such as charging and fleet management, and set out Kybart’s vision for the future. He will also discuss MAN’s […]
FMCG specialist Fowler Welch has ordered 130 MAN TGXs, in a deal that will see around one-third of its three year-old Volvo fleet replaced. Included in the predominantly Euro-5 order are five Euro-6 tractors with the same specification. These will be run as part of a wider trial to assess comparative performance and cost-efficiencies. Fowler Welch fleet manager Paul Allera says: “Ambient product producers are also looking for those same high levels of expertise and logistics efficiency we bring to […]
How will truck designs keep up with the whirlwind of new urban legislation? Where is it headed when it comes to alternative fuels or autonomous trucks? What, in fact, does the future look like for the road haulage sector?
European truck manufacturers have been hit with a record €2.9bn (£2.5bn) fine after they colluded for 14 years on truck pricing and on passing on the costs of compliance with emissions rules.