There is “no new date” for the relaunch of the postponed IPO of Volkswagen commercial vehicle division Traton Group, which contains the Scania and MAN brands. Despite Traton Group, formerly Volkswagen Truck & Bus, announcing record results for the first quarter of 2019 this week, a spokesman confirmed that parent company Volkswagen has no immediate plans to relaunch the IPO, which was postponed in March. The spokesman told motortransport.co.uk: “Volkswagen postponed the IPO earlier this year due to market conditions […]
Daf has two trucks in with a chance of continuing the manufacturer’s winning streak in the Motor Transport Awards Fleet Truck of the Year. The shortlist, announced at the CV Show on 10 April by Dave spence, European channel marketing manager at award sponsor Chevron, sees the Daf XF 105 and LF 45/55 matched against the Mercedes-Benz New Actros, the Volvo FH and the Scania G-series. The winner will be announced at the biggest night in road transport, the MT […]
Scania has unveiled its latest cabless, self-driving concept truck featuring a combustion engine powered by renewable biofuel.
Abbey Logistics made it a double whammy at last night’s MT Awards, picking up Haulier of the Year and Business Excellence Awards – also joining an exclusive club of just three other firms who have won Haulier of the Year twice. Innovations included the development of a twin-cargo trailer, capable of carrying liquid and palletised goods, and encouraging young people into the industry via their MD’s Think Logistics initiative. The judges said: “This company has a clear vision and knows […]